With several players already out of the lineup due to various injuries, the Muskies could have used those extra bodies as they were crushed 7-0 by Osseo High School (Minneapolis) last night in their opening action of the four-team Warroad X-mas tournament.
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The new millennium could see a new municipality in the district with councillors in Alberton and La Vallee talking about amalgamation.
Although a motion to look at the possibility of merging with La Vallee was tabled Dec. 8 by Alberton councillors until their next meeting in January, Reeve Judy Koski noted the two municipalities already have had an informal meeting on the issue.
The Emo Centennial Christmas Chorale, under the direction of Renee Martin and organist Cheryl Low, was held Monday evenign before a full house at the Christian Reformed Church.
Weeks of practising made the selections presented by the 40-voice choir a pleasure to hear, keeping the audience’s yuletide spirit afloat throughout the hour.
There wasn’t much firefighters could do to save a home on Highway 11/71 just east of Devlin that caught fire Friday afternoon, La Vallee volunteer fire chief Leo Pruys said yesterday.
Mother Nature seems to be making up for the overly wet spring and summer by giving district producers a mild, easy winter so far for their livestock to weather.
Town council seemed satisfied with the outcome of an investigation into the local OPP’s response time to emergencies which was spurred by a complaint from a west-end resident earlier this fall.
The complaint had been made by a woman on River Road West, who called in an assault in progress involving a couple of high school students near her home by the water tower.
In six weeks, more than 50 elk will begin a new life in Northwestern Ontario after being selected for transfer to the Cameron Lake release site from Elk Island National Park in Alberta.
And that’s music to the ears of Mike Solomon, co-chair of the Northwestern Ontario Elk Restoration Coalition, who received the confirmation from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation late last week.
For Colleen Vennechenko and Marg Bender, today has been 18 months in the making.
The pair opened their doors to the public for the first time at the Corner Closet, the new ladies fashion store in Emo.
Why women’s fashion?
“We know what women’s tastes are,” Vennechenko said matter-of-factly.
The time and the money it took to organize a bus trip for 27 district farmers to attend “Agribition” in Regina, Sask. last week can be summed up in three words—well worth it!
Kim Jo Calder, who helped organize the trip with the Rainy River Future Development Corp., said she’s gotten nothing but positive comments from everyone who went.
Twenty-seven area farmers are well on their way to Regina, Sask. after their bus left this morning from Fort Frances for the annual “Agribition” fair.
Put together by the Rainy River Future Development Corp., the trip was designed to give farmers here a chance to take in one of the biggest agricultural events in Canada.