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Tight cornering

Thunder Bay’s Shawn Polonoski was “getting ’er done” during a WISSOTA Modifieds heat at the Emo Speedway on Friday evening as Gary Wilson followed in hot pursuit.

Yoga Pose

Jen L’Hirondelle demonstrated the revolved side angle pose after an intermediate yoga class out at Seven Oaks. This pose looks impressive but L’Hirondelle assures it is simpler to do than it seems and that, with practice, anyone can do it.

Band buskers

David Sandoval, left, and Erik Gustafson provided the music at the Clover Valley Farmers’ Market this past Saturday. Members of the Fort High senior band have spent the summer busking, entertaining, and selling perogies there to raise money for their trip to Italy next March Break.

New start

Former drug addict Tara Tovey, 19, an aspiring model, now enjoys looking into the mirror and seeing her true self again. At top right is Tovey posing as the July 14 SUNshine Girl.

Youth detention centre

The walls are up at the new aboriginal youth detained custody centre being built on Eighth Street here, which is expected to be operational by April. The centre will be a secure custody facility that will accommodate up to 12 aboriginal youth aged 12-17 from Northwestern Ontario, who are being detained or serving sentences. Construction on the facility started in March.

Grand champion

Kerry Hyatt led this year’s grand champion steer away from the auction after it was purchased by the Rainy River Future Development Corp. The animal, born on Clayton Teeple’s farm and named “J.D.,” was Hyatt’s 12th and final 4-H steer.