Students were put to the test during “Quest for Knowledge" last Tuesday at Rainy River First Nations. In the junior division, St. Francis School earned first place this year, followed by Crossroads School in second and Robert Moore School in third. In the senior division, St. Francis again captured first, followed by Robert Moore School in second and Our Lady of the Way School in third.
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Jeff (“Gussy”) Gustafson held up the biggest fish he's caught so far this week at Lake Cumberland. Unfortunately, it is a freshwater drum, not a bass.
Crossroads student Aiden McTavish threw a Frisbee last Wednesday during a school visit by ReachUp Ultimate, a non-profit organization engaging youth in active, healthy living through the sport of Ultimate Frisbee. ReachUp teaches a set of principles called “Spirit of the Game,” reinforcing the Seven Sacred Teachings of love, respect, courage, honesty, wisdom, humility, and truth.
Adyson Wilson-Hands of Fort Frances, second from right, was in some elite company hanging out with the likes of Canadian Olympic beach volleyball players Heather Bansley, left, Kristina Valjas, and Jamie Broder during her recent trip to the U Sports Canadian university women's volleyball championship in Toronto
Some of the Fort High students who signed their names on a link for the “Best Buddies" Chain of Friendship gathered to show off the lengthy paper chain in the atrium Tuesday afternoon. With March being "Best Buddies” month, the Chain of Friendship represents expressing kindness, acceptance, and friendship to all.
Crossroads student Rylan Sabbe got ready to toss a Frisbee yesterday during a school visit from ReachUp Ultimate, a non-profit organization engaging youth in active, healthy living through the sport of Ultimate Frisbee. ReachUp teaches a set of principles called “Spirit of the Game,” reinforcing the Seven Sacred Teachings of love, respect, courage, honesty, wisdom, humility, and truth.
Ryan Brady showed off some of the cinnamon buns for sale during the “Soup and Bun Fundraiser” at St. Mary's Church here on Sunday. The church has been running the fundraiser for 12 years now and has raised over $30,000 for Development and Peace.
Hailey Beaudry of Fort Frances was instrumental in leading her Lakehead University Thunderwolves to a huge semi-final upset over the University of Alberta Pandas' Kristen Streifel (background) at the 2017 U-Sports/Curling Canada University Championships last Wednesday in Thunder Bay.
Members of Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary were dressed in their best green to present the whirlpool tub and chair lift they funded for the Emo Health Centre.
Volunteer Ross Keeler, left, escorted Elly Ahrens, Avery Sinclair, Carol Tolley, and Alexandra Malgo on the Rocky Inlet trails during a “Yeti Squad” outing earlier this year.