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’Tis the season

Members of the Fort Frances Choraliers performed “Silent Night! Holy Night!” for a nearly full house yesterday afternoon at St. Mary’s Church here. The group dedicated this year’s Christmas cantata to late members Paul Fraser and Ron Bernardi. The Choraliers also will bring their gift of song to International Falls this Sunday (Dec. 16) when they perform at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church.

‘Stuffed’ cruiser

OPP auxiliary constable Don Marquis stuffed a cruiser with more food donations at The Place on Saturday during the third-annual “Stuff-A-Cruiser” event hosted by the local OPP, along with Treaty #3 Police and CN Rail Police. With cruisers also located at Walmart and Safeway here, as well as at Cloverleaf Grocery in Emo, generous donations from the public filled a total of 21 cruisers.

‘Green’ highway

Sun Country Highway (SCH) vice-president Christopher Misch, left, thanked Paul Noonan, owner of La Place Rendez-Vous, for providing a location for one of 80 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations which SCH has installed along the Trans-Canada Highway.

Vigil candles

Charmaine Langlais of the Sunset Country Métis lit a candle during the annual service marking the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women yesterday evening at the Knox United Church here while Anne-Marie Armstrong looked on.

Health info

Meghan Prasie looked over a model of a human mouth at the Fort High gym last Wednesday afternoon during the “Healthy Futures” fair, which was sponsored by the Fort Frances Voyageurs Lions Club.

New sign

An eye-catching new sign was put up over the weekend at the Fort Frances Dental Centre on Church Street. The sign is a shade of blue very similar to the newer street signs and heritage markers erected around town in recent years.

New look

Mary Lou Glade, left, helped Nickolas Wood, held by his mom, Rae-Ann, make a donation to the local Salvation Army during its Christmas kettle campaign kick-off Friday morning at Walmart here. The Salvation Army also is seeking more volunteers to help man the kettles. Call the Citadel at 274-3871 if you can help out.

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Santa and Mrs. Claus waved to children from atop the final float in the annual “Holly Daze” parade Friday evening in Emo. The evening concluded with a fantastic fireworks display, courtesy of the local Chamber of Commerce and the Township of Emo.