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West end sees outage

Some 531 Hydro One customers in the west end of the district were without power earlier today.

Big Island FN, Morson, and Big Grassy River FN lost power at 4:52 a.m.

Hydro One reported a cross arm on a hydro pole had broken and a conductor was down.

Crews were on-site this morning to fix it.

Hydro One estimated the crew would have power restored by 11 a.m.

Rule curves in focus

Whether or not the rule curves for Rainy and Namakan lakes will be changed or retained will be the focus of a series of public meetings this week.

There will be six meetings, two in each country, this evening through Thursday, with all of them starting at 7 p.m.

Tonight’s meetings will be held at the Rainy River Recreation Centre and Kabetogama Lake Community Centre.

Taggs rebounds for win

Two nights after getting run over by a freight train, Taggs got back on track.

Myan Miller netted a hat trick as Taggs topped Al’s Racquet Stringing 5-4 in Borderland Soccer League women’s division action last night.

It was a horror show for third-place Taggs (4-10) on Tuesday as they were routed 12-1 by the league-leading La Place Rendez-Vous U18 Voyageurs (11-2).

Garnham to return

He only had one goal last year but Tanner Garnham is going to get another shot.

The Fort Frances Lakers announced today the 19-year-old from Portage la Prairie, Man. will be back in action for the three-time defending SIJHL champs this season.

“Tanner is a player that brings energy to our lineup,” Lakers’ head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan in an e-mailed statement.