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Boy swimming

Odin Hansen of the of the Fort Frances Aquanauts powered his way through the water during his club's annual “0-100” Sprint Relay Meet held Saturday afternoon at the Memorial Sports Centre. Hansen's best result was a fourth-place finish in the 100m backstroke.

Early golfer

With the return of spring also comes the return of the golf season locally. Golfers flocked to Kitchen Creek Golf Club last Thursday afternoon to take advantage of the sunshine and warmer temperature, as well as to polish their game after the long winter.

Giving chase

Skylar Friesen of the Rainy River Owls looked to cut off his Sioux Lookout Warriors' opponent during his squad's 5-0 loss Thursday afternoon at Rainy River High School. The Owls' boys' teams is off to an 0-3 start to begin the NorWOSSA 'A' regular season.

Doing backstroke

Aquanaut Layne Gibson gave a solid effort during her 50m backstroke race at the club's annual “0-100” Sprint Relay Meet on Saturday afternoon at the Memorial Sports Centre. Gibson finished in 10th spot for her second-best result of the weekend. See story, more photos on B6.

Biggest show yet

The 11th-annual “Gun and Hobby Show” had a little bit of everything to offer for those on hand Saturday at the Fort Frances Curling Club. From displays of various rifles to hand-crafted wooden furniture, outdoor enthusiasts were able to see what merchants had available. New to this year's event was Dave Ostby displaying his extensive collection of quality rods and reels.

Girl swimming

Local resident Lori Green, swimming for the Fort Frances Aquanauts, blasted her way through the pool at the club's annual “0-100” Sprint Relay Meet on Saturday afternoon at the Memorial Sports Centre. Green nabbed four medals over the two-day event, including three gold and one silver.

Up for bids

The local Ducks Unlimited banquet committee had a booth at the annual “Gun and Hobby Show” on Saturday that showcased some of the items that will be auctioned off at this year's event, which is set for this Friday (May 11) at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Cocktails are at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30.

Teal galore

Local artists Shiela Shaw, left, Jean Richards, and Emily Hyatt showcased their and others' work Saturday afternoon to kick off the annual spring show at the Fine Line Art Gallery here. Every year, a theme or colour is chosen as a design feature for artists' creations.

Gun show (2018)

Local residents checked out the 11th-annual “Gun and Hobby Show” held Saturday at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The day-long event was well-attended and with more than 90 vendors on hand, it shaped up to be the largest one to date here.

Aquanauts meet

Connor Sandelovich of the local Fort Frances Aquanauts gave his best effort in the pool Saturday afternoon during the club's annual “0-100” swim meet at the Memorial Sports Centre pool. Sandelovich earned medals in each of his eight events, including two golds and six silvers.