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Emma Toriseva skied brilliantly to a ninth-place finish out of all Ontario in the junior girls' division at the OFSAA championships held in Huntsville on Wednesday and Thursday. All four Muskie competitors finished within the top third of their respective races as part of an excellent showing for Fort High.

Robots workshop (combined)

Above photo, Jeremiah and Lisa McCart along with their children Declan, Logan, Liam and Norah, built and programmed robots together during Family Day at St. Mary School. Teachers, education assistants and librarians were invited to participate in this day with their own children. Those who attended built a “K8 robot” from scratch and coded it using Micro:bit.

Muskie curlers

It was a job well done for Muskie curlers as both the boys' and girls' squads nabbed gold and the mixed team took silver at the NorWOSSA championships held in Kenora on Sunday and Monday. Pictured are members of all three teams. Back row, from left to right, are Brayden Sabbe, Owen Riches, Jordon Bazylewski, Brett Schram, Kian McEvoy and Rylee Booth.

RR alzheimer

Jo Ann Moen, front left, Judy Dyck, Wanda Pollard and Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River client services co-ordinator Mary O'Connor, back, posed for a photo following a presentation for “Heads Up for Healthier Brains” at Riverview Apartments in Rainy River on Jan. 30.


It takes a village to catch and raise a walleye tournament. RRWT committee members have been busy getting the 2020 RRWT organized. (L to R) Richard Trenchard, president, Krista Brusven, secretary, Stephanie Hamilton (standing) Cathy Seguin, Claude Seguin, Geraldine Blight.

Border skaters

Members of the Border Skating Club all performed well and had a great showing at their home competition, the Fort Frances Freeze Super Series, held on Saturday and Sunday at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena).

Rickford RR Tribal

Kenora-Rainy River MPP and Minister of Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford spoke with area First Nation chiefs and members of the Rainy Lake Tribal Area Business and Financial Services Corporation following an announcement at Seven Generations Education Institue's Fort Frances campus on Jan. 10.

Blizzard Run

For the third consecutive year, Priscilla Miller, pictured here crossing the finish line, took first place at the “Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard Run” during the 40th Annual Icebox Day in International Falls on Saturday. Miller was the first female of 97 to cross the finish line in the women's 5K race, clocking in with a time of 25:06.