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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.

Scheibler signing

Sekina Scheibler, centre, recently signed on with the Winnipeg Rifles of the Canadian Junior Football League. The Muskie standout will look to make his mark in Winnipeg later this year as he chases his athletic and academic dreams.

Generous donation

La Verendrye General Hospital Auxiliary was pleased to donate $72,629 for a new cleaner-disinfector for the sterile processing department at La Verendrye Hospital. Pictured here with the new equipment on Friday were auxiliary members Shirley Scofield, Dixie Badiuk and president Judy Webster with MDR technicians Kristine Gustafson and Allison Eide.