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Muskie romp

Muskie David Chambers prepared to corral the puck on his backhand during the black-and-gold’s 13-0 romp over the visiting Kenora Broncos at the Ice for Kids Arena here Sunday afternoon. The Muskie girls lost 4-3 in a shootout in Kenora against the Broncos on Friday.

Curling Final

Lead Lee Toner (left) and third Matt Seabrook helped sweep the Mike Jakubo rink to the Tim Hortons Brier with a 9-4 win over Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie) in the final of the NOCA men’s provincial playdowns Saturday night at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The Sudbury-based team is off to the Brier for the second time after first making an appearance in 2005.

Decisions, decisions

Angie Cousineau eyed up an apple pie this morning during the annual “Friends of the Library” Valentine’s Day bake sale at the Fort Frances Public Library. The popular event, which also featured a cookie walk, penny auction, and blanket draw, ran until 3 p.m. today.

Post office visit

Keira Sherlock dropped a letter into the mailbox during the Fort Frances Nursery School’s visit to the post office yesterday morning. The children were given a tour, saw how the mail was processed, and even mailed a letter that will arrive at their own doorstep.

Museum backpacks

Courtney Sinclair and Melissa Hughes tried some finger-weaving—one of many activities that are part of the new “Discovery the History” backpack program at the Fort Frances Museum. A handful of youngsters gave the backpacks a test run yesterday, with the official launch of the program slated for Family Day (Feb. 16) from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

JK newcomer

While her parents filled out paperwork, future junior kindergarten student Leathe Bruyere was quick to check out a magazine at the Robert Moore library during a tour she was given of the school.