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Hay Hunt

A very popular event with the children was the coin and candy search, where toonies, loonies, and a variety of candies were hidden in a small haystack. The youngsters had a great time tossing the hay and searching for the prizes.

Sawing Contest

Heather and George Oltsher were one of the couples who competed in the swede saw competiton Saturday. The objective of the event was to cut a small log into four pieces, split the wood, and then deliver it in a wheelbarrow to the woodpile.


On the 52nd day of her 100-day bike tour around Ontario, Dee Miller arrived in town last Thursday and was presented with a Fort Frances sweatshirt by deputy mayor Sharon Tibbs outside the Civic Centre. Miller is spreading the word about her program which aims to help cancer survivors get physically mobile and active again.

Glimpse into history

Christine Jourdain pointed out her father, Glenn, in one of the old hockey team photos from St. Marguerite’s School during the opening of the museum’s exhibit on local residential schools last Thursday morning.

Keeping fit

June Etienne, Lloyd Wheatley, and Freeda Carmody took part in their weekly SAGE (Sage Advice and Gentle Exercise for Seniors) class at Guthrie United Church in Devlin. The group, sponsored by the Emo-La Vallee-Chapple Healthy Commnuities Coalition, meets once a week for activities such as Tai-Chi.