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Museum exhibit

Museum summer student Naomi McManaman checked out “We Were Taught Differently: The Indian Residential School Experience,” the new exhibit on loan from the Lake of the Woods Museum in Kenora, which currently is on display on the main floor of the Fort Frances Museum.

Horn section

Aron Bohnert (left), Jacob Empey, and Lucas Koomans played their part in a piece entitled “The Matador's Tale” during the orchestra's rehearsal at Donald Young School in Emo for its upcoming spring concerts.

Plowing garden

Fort Frances Community Garden volunteer Justin Taylor tilled one of its two plots on Saturday in preparation of the upcoming growing season. The garden currently holds 44 ground plots and 22 kids' plots. Other volunteers helped out by cleaning out the sheds and raising the garden beds.

Schwartz award

Anna Schwartz shared a big smile as Sallee Dick of RTO District 1 presented her with the Emo and District Lions Club Award for most promising vocalist (18 years and under) last Tuesday. Schwartz also received the Debussy Piano Bursary.


Fort Frances High School students Cassandra Piotrowski, left, Emily Heil, and Jacob Gustafson were stationed at Tim Hortons here on Saturday to raise funds for annual “chem-free” grad party next month while other students were outside Walmart and Canadian Tire.

Soccer opener

Muskie Peyton Avis (13) looked on as his teammate tried to deke around a Kenora Broncos' defender during their squad's 1-1 draw in the NorWOSSA season-opener for both teams here yesterday morning. The black-and-gold then earned their first win of the season with a 5-0 shutout of the Dryden Eagles that afternoon. The Muskie girls, meawhile, fell 2-0 to Kenora and 3-1 to Dryden.

Pizza party

St. Michael's teacher Nathan Cousineau had a pizza party outside of the school on Thursday to celebrate with students who completed 65 lessons of the “Empower Reading” program. Created by Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, it is used at schools across the country to help improve the literacy skills of students.

Laine jersey

This autographed and framed Patrik Laine jersey, courtesy of Sunset Protection Systems, was just one of the many great items up for grabs at the 34th-annual Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction Friday night at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

Side by side

Muskie Syd Beck, left, looked to get to the ball before her Dryden Eagles' opponent did during her squad's 3-1 loss here last Wednesday afternoon. The black-and-gold have an 0-2 record in NorWOSSA play heading into today's matches against the host Eagles and Kenora Broncos.