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Muskie boys tea

Muskie Cole Magill poured some coffee for those on hand for the team's annual tea and bake sale Saturday afternoon in the Fort High cafeteria. Admission to the event was $5, which included tea, coffee, sandwiches, and array of desserts. There also were bake and penny tables, along with a Muskie “photo booth.”

Taking shot

Monica Walsh of the Dryden B&B Blazers looked to blast a shot on the Fort Frances PeeWee Venom's net during her team's 3-2 loss in Sunday's gold-medal game of the Fort Frances Girls'/Women's Hockey Association's PeeWee and Bantam Showcase at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Venom won all three of their games over the weekend while the Fort Frances Thunderbolts went winless in theirs.

Side of net

Muskie Eric Pitkanen looked to make a play towards the front of the Saint Thomas Aquinas Saints' net while defenceman Andrew MacPherson tried to get his stick in the way to thwart it during Fort High's 5-1 win here Tuesday night to improve to a league-best 9-0.

Campaign advice

Fort Frances Coun. Wendy Brunetta, left, spoke about planning an election campaign as fellow councillor June Caul looked on yesterday evening during a “Women in Politics" symposium entitled "Do You Want to Run for Politics?” held at Confederation College here. The event featured a panel of speakers, including Couns.

Log spill

A tractor-trailer lost part of its log load late this morning at Central Avenue, which temporarily blocked southbound traffic there. A quick survey of the scene indicated no vehicles were damaged or individuals were hurt because of the spill.

Counting the days

Sporting fancy “100" glasses, Cassandra Armstrong decorated a "100 Days” bag in which to bring home her crafts yesterday afternoon in Carla Harris' Grade 1/2 class at St. Michael's School. Students across the district were doing all sorts of creative activities tied to their 100th day of the current school year.

'100 Days' fun

Grade 1 student Abby Gosselin (top left) painted 100 dots—10 dots of 10 different colours—in a pattern during a “100 Days” activity yesterday morning in teacher Jennifer Burns' class at Robert Moore School. Students across the district were doing all sorts of creative activities tied to their 100th day of the current school year.

Library award

Tourism, Culture and Sport minister Daiene Varnile, left, congratulated Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre CEO Caroline Goulding, Atikokan town councillor and library board member Mary Makarenko, local librarian Nadine Mutz, Atikokan Public Library CEO Tracey Sinclair, and Fort Frances Public Library board chair Andrew Hallikas on receiving the Minister's Award for Innovation—Small L

'Forget Me Not' meal

Mary O'Connor, left, local Client Services co-ordinator for the Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River Districts, and executive director Rossana Tomashowski enjoyed their meals during the annual “Forget Me Not” fundraiser dinner Saturday night at La Place Rendez-Vous here. See story, more photos on page A5.