Emily Bouvier and Gracee Heiod enjoyed their pancake breakfast as St. Michael's School here yesterday morning to mark Shrove Tuesday—the last day before Lent begins. Students also learned that pancakes traditionally are eaten on that day to use up ingredients that can't be consumed during Lent.
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The local Walmart had manager Mohammad “locked up” in support of the Children's Miracle Network last Friday. It cost a dollar per minute to keep him in there and at the time this photo was taken, $403 already had been raised for the charity.
Deputy fire chief Abe Eberly showed off the new fire truck during the Chapple Fire Department's open house Saturday in Barwick. Visitors got a good look at all of the equipment and also were given some fire safety information. There also was a visit from “Sparky” for the kids.
A new perennial forage legume—galega—will be established this year for trial testing at the Emo Agricultural Research Station.
“We are always looking for new forages,” station manager Kim-Jo Bliss told the Times.
She noted that even as grain numbers go up here in Rainy River District, cattle producers aren't going anywhere.
The Fort Frances High School senior band is trying something different for its pre-Cuba trip concert next month.
The concert, set for this Monday (March 6) at the Townshend Theatre, won't have tickets for sale.
Instead, FFHS music teacher and band leader Lisa Loney is asking that audience members bring along items to donate.
St. Michael's School students were treated to a pancake breakfast this morning to mark Shrove Tuesday—the last day before Lent begins. Students also learned that pancakes traditionally are eaten today to use up ingredients that can't be consumed during Lent.
Liz Allan took part in Charleen Mallory's china-painting class where the students learned a European style. The class took place Saturday at the museum and was the second part of a two-part workshop. The first lesson took place the previous Saturday.
Stratton residents braved the rainy conditions Monday to enjoy many Family Day activities at the rec centre there. Events included cooking bannock over a bonfire (above), snowshoeing (top right), wagon rides (below), and a visit from the Morley fire department, which gave youngsters a chance to try out the fire hose (bottom right).
Mr. Thomson's Grade 8 history class at J.W. Walker participated in the Kairos Blanket Exercise last Friday. The exercise, run by First Nations-Métis-Inuit Collaborative Initiative leader Pam King, is a teaching tool that shows students how Europeans shrunk native land.
Jackson Bourgeois and Peyton Arpin were dressed up and ready for Valentine's Day as they took part in activities last Tuesday in the Early Years French immersion class at St. Michael's School here.