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Returning office

Election clerk Gord McCabe, left, and returning officer Ian Simpson checked out the map of the Kenora-Rainy River riding at the newly-opened Elections Ontario returning office here. It is located in the old public library at the corner of Church Street and Victoria Avenue.

LHIN participants

Participants at the Northwest LHIN's consultation session here Thursday evening jotted down their ideas of what is most important to them when asked how health care can improve in the region. Later, these ideas were grouped into bigger categories to be voted on to find the top three health-care priorities.

LHIN member

Fort Frances resident and LHIN board member Darryl Allen talked about the Northwest LHIN before opening the discussion about health care to those on hand. Behind him, a large board listed health-care priorities next to the other regions in Northern Ontario that were gathered during previous consultation sessions.

Bake sale

Church of the Holy Spirit members Lorine Ring, left, Marlene Yuill, and Tania Cox sold assorted community-baked goods Saturday afternoon for the church's outreach program. All proceeds from the bake sale and donations will go to various projects to offer services to those who need it here in the community.

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Church tea

Hazel (left) and Carole Wilde, Arnold and Betty Brown, and Randy and Garry Wilde relaxed with a cup of coffee after enjoying a buffet-style meal at the Mother's Day luncheon held Saturday at Knox United Church here. The event also featured a sale of homemade pies and other baked goods where lunch-goers could satisfy their sweet tooth.

LHIN brainstorming

After brainstorming ideas in groups, Northwest LHIN director of communticaions and engagement Petronilla Ndebele assisted participants as they voted for what categories they felt were most important in the Fort Frances region. Each participant was given three red circle stickers to cast their votes in any way they wished.

Heading ball

Zak Quran of the Rainy River Owls looked to knock down a towering pass with a swift header during his squad's 5-0 loss to the Sioux Lookout Warriors on Thursday afternoon at Rainy River High School. The Owls also were blanked by that same score that morning by the visiting St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora). See story, more photos on B2.

Set to kick

Cassidy Teeple of the Rainy River Owls looked to hammer a pass up the pitch during her squad's 1-0 win over the visiting Sioux Lookout Warriors on Thursday afternoon. The Owls' girls' team is off to a 1-1-1 start to begin the NorWOSSA 'A' regular season.