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2018 Images

Raising awareness

Red Hat member Rose Tetu, left, joined Rainy River Mayor Debbie Ewald, Mary O'Connor, Client Services co-ordinator for the Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River Districts, and Red Hat Queen Debbie Wagner yesterday for a flag-raising in Rainy River. January is “Alzheimer Awareness Month” and the local Alzheimer Society has several events planned.

It's a boy

Caleb Pistilli is the New Year's baby for 2018 in Rainy River District. He was born last Tuesday (Jan. 2) at 11:34 a.m. at La Verendrye Hospital to Megan and Mike Pistilli of Fort Frances, weighing in at seven pounds even.

Recipe book

Heather Johnson, left, outreach worker for the Rainy River District Women's Shelter of Hope, and Betty Fehr of Northwoods Gallery and Gifts showed off a copy of “Food for Thought: Mind, Body & Soul” on Monday at Northwoods.

Sunday sliding

Chase Godin, top left, ended a confident snowboard run down the slopes with a an equally good wipeout Sunday afternoon at the overpass while, above, Ryland Morrison closed his eyes as he approached the bottom of the hill and braced himself for a crash into the soft snow.

Bridge open

The new bridge on Highway 11/71 spanning the creek at the east end of Emo has been completed and is now open. A bailey bridge was in use for several months while crews worked on replacing the culvert underneath it.

Cutting across

Baudette Bears' forward Jackson Lebrasseur looked to cut in on goal and jam one past Fort Frances Wu Warriors' goalie Riley Calder during Sunday's 'A' final of the annual Bantam 'A' tournament held here. Baudette used a five-goal outburst in the second period to down the hosts 7-1 and claim the gold medal.

Close-range shot

Halley's Comets' forward Lachlan Rheault looked to break his way in on goal for a scoring chance against Fort Frances Green's Predators' goalie Cohen Robinson during his team's 4-3 loss in Sunday's 'B' final of the annual Bantam 'A' tournament held here. Rheault scored all three of his team's goals but his heroics came up just short.