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Here’s to the future

Looking forward to a partnership that will see construction of a new library and technology centre start in April, “Building for the Future” campaign chair Mark Kowalchuk, middle, shared a few words at the site of the future facility on Friday before presenting Mayor Roy Avis, second from left, and deputy mayor Sharon Tibbs, far right, with a cheque for $825,096.

Muskie pass rush

Muskie Josh Stevens (#51) and Justin Perreault (#43) tried to get at St. Paul’s Crusaders’ quarterback Rhys Hansen during their Winnipeg High School Football League tilt here Friday. The visiting Crusaders dominated the game right until the final buzzer, winning 44-0.


Violet Annie May “Tootsie” McCallum (nee McFayden), 86, of Rainycrest Long Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at her residence on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008.

She was born Jan. 4, 1922 in Fort Frances to Frederick and Ethel McFayden.

In May, 1941, Violet received her diploma from Loney’s Hairdressing signed by Edna M. Loney. She enjoyed hairdressing, and kept it up as a hobby many years after she became a homemaker.

Election messages

Students in Solange Busch’s Grade 5 class at St. Francis School have been busy learning about politics during this federal election. Cameron Turriff (upper left), Alyssa Chiasson, Jordan Bruyere, Maddie Sanders, Ian Jodoin (lower left), and Maggie Jean showed off the posters they made about the different parties in the running.