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Oscar Party fun

“Howie Mandel” (Chad Hughes) urged Kent Seguin to pick a case Sunday evening during the “Deal or No Deal” game that was part of the Riverside Foundation for Health Care’s “Offical Oscar Party” at the Memorial Sports Centre. Seguin won a massage from Rainy Lake Massage Therapy Clinic. The top prize, a three-month membership at Energy Fitness, was won by Brent Burghardt.

‘Power of One’

Ian Hill, president of The Changing Point, an organization that employs several workers with disabilities, was the guest speaker at “Discover the Power of One,” a luncheon of inspiration, education, and dialogue earlier today at the K of C Hall here.

Let’s make a deal

Jackie Lampi-Hughes, left, Connie Cuthbertson, Neila Booth, Kelly Kennedy, and Taylor Harnett showed off some of the cases containing prizes as part of the “Deal or No Deal” game last night during the Riverside Foundation for Health Care’s “Official Oscar Party” at the Memorial Sports Centre.

Look into the future

Charlie Canfield, left, and Peter Boon looked over a map indicating the location of the proposed bio-mass boiler yesterday afternon during the first of two open houses at the Adventure Inn. —Duane Hicks photo

Pancake Supper

JoAnne Formanek-Gustafson, left, and Maureen Gustafson finished off a plate of pancakes Tuesday evening during the Knox United Church's Shrove Tuesday pancake supper. St. John's Anglican Church Guild also offered up an array of pancakes and sausages that evening. Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent yesterday. - Heather Ogilvie

Tragic blaze

Tragedy struck in Rainy River on Tuesday, as fire claimed the home of Don and Monique Gall at 412 Government Road. The fire began around 8:30 in the morning. Firefighters were able to rescue some of the family's photos but the rest of the home was a total loss. They did have insurance and were offered several places to stay.—Ken Johnston photo

Valentine’s piñata

Charlotte Berg of the Fort Frances Day Care Centre helped toddler Piper Cross try to break the Valentine’s Day piñata there last Wednesday. Several of the classes participated in activities and shared treats to celebrate the special day. —Heather Ogilvie

Crowning glory

Workers carefully lifted this cupola—a replica of the original that adorned the museum many years ago—onto the roof of the building yesterday afternoon. The Fort Frances Museum currently is undergoing renovations, but is scheduled to re-open next Tuesday (Feb. 27) with an open house from 2-6 p.m. —Melanie Béchard photo

Math night

Marah Trivers and her son Jacob Bolzan, a Grade 4 student, worked on percentages during “Family Math Night” at St. Francis School yesterday. The evening was an opportunity to explain to parents what their kids are learning in math class and how they can help them at home. St. Michael’s School held a similar event on Monday night. -Melanie Béchard photo

Jump shot

Muskie centre Kurt Hill stroked a jump shot over this Eagle defender during the NorWOSSA junior boys’ basketball final Thursday in Dryden. The black-and-gold scored early and often en route to a 68-42 victory. —Alex Cruickshank photo