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Maher feature

After spearheading the Muskie hockey program and the local chapter of Ducks Unlimited Canada, Barney Maher will be inducted posthumously into the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame next month.

Kooler Kidz

Kooler Kidz Ainsley Matheson, left, and Willem Kirk pose with one of their restored ice cream bikes. The duo—along with Matheson's younger sister, Abi—will be hitting the streets and events around town this summer to sell ice cream and frozen treats.

Emo Aux. pledge

Pictured here in front of her new bed is Marg Woollard, along with Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary members Wilma Wielinga, back left, Christine Harty, Cecile Cole, and auxiliary president Mary Curtis.

The Tkachuks

Mary-Beth and Bob Tkachuk have been big promoters of squash in Rainy River District for more than 30 years and will take their rightful place as builders in the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame next month.

Stellar fundraiser

Dancin' with Darcie's “Stars" performing line are a step closer to being able to go to a national dance competition on July 10-15 in Wisconsin Dells. The "Stars” served up a delicious meal to the crowd gathered last Thursday evening for a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Couchiching Multi-use Facility.

'Seeds of Hope'

Janet Wolanicki, left, and her daughter, Sandy Berg, got ready to plant “Seeds of Hope" in front of Rainy River Hospital on Friday as part of the local Alzheimer Society's "Seeds of Hope" initiative at Rainy River Long Term Care.

D-Day trip

Maxwell Van Drunen, left, Alex Coats, Daxxen Baduik, Rya Hawrylak, and Courtney Sinclair of the 908 Rainy Lake Air Cadet Squadron, along with chaperones Ken Hawrylak and Steve Sinclair, stood next to a statue from a Rembrandt painting while in Amsterdam during their 10-day long trip through Western Europe.