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Skating partners

Local pairs team Sophie Potvin-Begin and Mike Nelson warmed up on the ice before performing their routine as a demonstration at the Sunset Country regional figure skating competition at Ice for Kids Arena this past weekend.

—Heather Ogilvie photo

Reading the winner

Riverside Foundation for Health Care chair Larry Cousineau and Foundation director Teresa Hazel read out the names of the winners of the “Just Imagine” campaign raffle draw Saturday afternoon at Canada Safeway. Rosemarie Green won the grand prize of a 42-inch plasma TV while Derek Mainville won the second-place prize of a laptop computer.

Books, books, books

Revco Carpet owner Dave Petsnick, left, was joined this morning by fellow Revco staff members Chris Johnson and Cyndy Petsnick (not seen), as well as Cheryl Nault, back right, and Audra Smith in organizing some books donated for the Alzheimer Society’s annual book sale coming up this Thursday through Saturday there.

Drumroll, please . . .

Canada Safeway manager Dave McBride, left, Riverside Foundation chair Larry Cousineau, and Foundation director Teresa Hazel read out the name of Rosemarie Green as the grand prize winner of a 42-inch plasma TV in the “Just Imagine” campaign raffle draw Saturday afternoon at Canada Safeway.

Tearful good-bye

After performing the last surgery of his 38-year career yesterday, Dr. Jas Spencer was greeted in the cafeteria at La Veren-drye Hospital with a small staff celebration. Here, Dr. Spencer was surrounded by some tearful staff, including OR nurses Twyla Howarth, left, and Joyce Pennarun, OR manager Cindy Cole, and OR nurse Marna Bobczynski. Dr.

Slices of life

Canadian TV personality Dini Petty kept the audience of about 100 people engrossed with true stories abut her life during her show, “A ‘Broad’ View,” on Friday evening at the Townshend Theatre. The show, which was brought here by “tour de Fort” and sponsored by several local businesses, was a fundraiser for the Fort Frances Museum renovations. —Duane Hicks photo

Sprawled out

Muskie boys’ goaltender David Moen made a sprawling save on International Falls Broncos’ forward Mike Demuth during exhibition play on Monday night at Bronco Arena. Despite the stop on Demuth, the Muskies lost 3-1 to the Falls’ Broncos.—Alex Cruickshank photo

Making the move

Museum curator Pam Halwey loaded yet another box into a town van while making the move to the newly-renovated Fort Frances Museum on Monday afternoon. Museum staff, with a helping hand from the likes of Public Works and the local Pathfinders, have been moving items from its temporary location at 334 Scott St. since the weekend.

Geometery activity

Parents Angela Haw, left, Bridget Beck, and Roberta Bird worked with tangrams in a geometery workshop during the “Families Learning Together” literacy celebration at Donald Young School on Thursday. Parents were learning techniques and activities to help their children at home. —Heather Ogilvie photo