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— Photo Nicholas Donaldson

Nexus Community Savings took first place in the business category of the OFSAA planning committee's “Paint the Town Black & Gold” contest with its display of Muskie pride. Taggs Source for Sports placed second while Northwoods Gallery & Gifts earned third. Ron and Yvette Beck's house at 906 Second St. E. was named the best-decorated home.

— Photo Joey Payeur

Muskie Landon Woods tried to make Holy Cross defenceman Connor Watson part of the boards with this massive hit in the early stages of the Raiders' 2-0 win over Fort High in the final Pool 'A' game for both teams yesterday morning at the OFSAA 'A/AA' boys' hockey championship here. The loss eliminated the black-and-gold from further contention.

— Photo Joey Payeur

This pre-game face-off last night at the Ice For Kids Arena signalled the ceremonial start of the OFSAA 'A/AA' boys' hockey championship. Taking part in the proceedings were Immaculata Saints' captain Jacob Bays, left, Lucille Morrisseau (representing Couchiching First Nation), Coun. Ken Perry (representing Fort Frances), Lori-Ann Shortreed (representing the Township of Emo), and Muskie captain Mike Drouin.

— Photo Duane Hicks

Local historian Merv Ahrens pored over a selection of photos by pioneer photographer William Tener yesterday at the Fort Frances Museum. Ahrens is creating a book showcasing some of Tener's photos for “Canada 150.” See story, more photos on page A5.

— Photo Duane Hicks

Ron and Yvette Beck's house at 906 Second St. E. was named the best-decorated home in the OFSAA planning committee's “Paint the Town Black & Gold” contest with this fun tribute to the Muskie boys' hockey team. Nexus Community Savings took first place in the business category, with Taggs Source for Sports taking second and Northwoods Gallery & Gifts placing third.

Community Living Fort Frances and District will host a live webinar, entitled “Art of Belonging—Celebrating The Power of Community,” next Thursday (March 30) at 6 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre.

The “TED talk”-inspired event will feature six speakers from diverse backgrounds sharing their perspectives on the power of community.

The speakers will include:

It wasn't the preferred path into the quarter-finals but the Muskie girls' hockey team will take it.

The 11th-seeded Muskies lost 6-0 to the top-ranked and two-time defending champion St. Michael Warriors this morning in their final Pool 'A' game at the OFSAA 'A/AA' championship in Stratford.