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'Cheers!'

Special Care Unit activity worker Liz Logue toasted Rainycrest resident Jan Hall on Friday afternoon during a St. Patrick's Day party organized by the Rainycrest Auxiliary. Residents were treated to some festive songs courtesy of Gerry and Jackie Guimond, Diane Maxey, and June Caul.

Heading off

Members of the Muskie girls' hockey team posed for a photo beside the bus parked at the Memorial Sports Centre this morning as they prepared to make the trip to Timmins for the OFSAA girls' 'A/AA' hockey championships that run this Wednesday through Friday. The black-and-gold are seeded third for the 16-team tournament.

Fairy lanterns

Dahlia Kaun worked away at her fairy lantern craft yesterday during a March Break activity hosted by the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Library staffer Andrea Avis helped the participating children create shapes to decorate their lanterns by using the library's new Circuit Maker.

Making blanket

Mason Hebert made a beautifully-decorated blanket with the help of his grandmother, Debbie Hebert, during a March Break workshop held Wednesday at the Sunset Country Métis Hall here. Snacks and refreshments also were provided.

Curling van

The OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships, slated to run here March 20-24, already is getting some buzz within the community, as witnessed by this van prominently displaying Muskie curling decals on it just out front of West End Motors on King's Highway.

Ice

Tenley Barnard was among the Fort Frances Nursery School children and their families who enjoyed a great day of ice-fishing on Rainy Lake last Wednesday (March 7). The sun was shining and we were able to catch a few fish for the children to admire.

Pokémon lesson

Maggie LeMesurier, centre, taught Sam Jensen, left, and his mom, Karen, how to play the Pokémon collectible card game yesterday during March Break activities at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. More activities continued there today with “Family Storytime" in the morning and a "fairy lantern" workshop in the afternoon.

Centre opening

Volunteer Mary Martinson, left, joined Fort Frances Couns. Wendy Brunetta and June Caul, and fellow volunteers Monica Sus and Heather Johnson, for coffee last Thursday afternoon during the grand opening of the new Fort Frances Women's Centre.