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Muskie footballers moving up

Five local football players will be heading up to the big leagues this fall.

Fort Frances Muskie Football players Aaron Scheibler, Brady Meeks, Carson Noga, Colton Allen and Dale Berg each signed with the Winnipeg Rifles during the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) Signing Day held on Monday, June 1.

Science fair winners

Grand Council Treaty #3 has announced the winners to last week’s online Science Fair. The theme was Water.

The winners were:

⁣Kids Category 6-12⁣

1st Place: Rianna (8) from Grassy Narrows⁣

2nd Place: TJ (10) from Wauzhushk Onigum⁣

3rd Place: Ty (10) from Couchiching⁣

Youth Category 13-18⁣

1st Place: Ethan (15) from Wauzhushk Onigum⁣

New COVID case in Fort

The Northwestern Health Unit has announced a new COVID-19 case in Fort Frances. In a Facebook post this morning, the NWHU said the new case is due to work-related travel and all of their contacts have been notified. The Health Unit also announced yesterday that a new case had been discovered in Dryden.

Emo Pride petition nearing goal

A petition launched by Borderland Pride, requesting reparations from a controversial Emo town council meeting on May 12, has nearly surpassed its goal of 1500 signatures in its first five days.

The petition was launched in reaction to an Emo Town council decision to reject Borderland Pride’s request for a proclamation of support for Pride Month, by a vote of 3-2.