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DYS students enjoy book fair

“The love for reading is the greatest educational gift children can get,” says Mary Leonhardt, author of “99 ways to get your kids to love reading and 100 books they’ll love.”

Donald Young School students had a chance to visit the annual Scholastic book fair last Wednesday and Thursday in the gym.

OLW students mark Education Week

Like other schools in the district, Our Lady of the Way is participating in provincial testing, which will be sent to the EQAO for marking.

Since last week was Education Week, OLW held its annual book fair Wednesday and Thursday. This year, the school held a Christian book fair as well as the Scholastic Book Fair.

Race sworn in as councillor

Chapple council, at its last meeting, swore in Rilla Race as councillor for Ward Two for the duration of this term.

Chuck Harrison spoke to council concerning his contract at the cemeteries. He is willing to work with Phillip Huziak to ensure he knows all of the work to be done and what would be expected of him.

Fort company buying Kenora property

George Armstrong Co. Ltd., a Fort Frances family business, is working out a deal for a 37,000 sq. ft. building in Kenora.

“We buy and lease out buildings all the time,” said company president Larry Armstrong. “This is just another venture.

“Now we’re in the process of going through the details of the closure so I really can’t comment on it,” he added.