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Wide receiver Riley Argue was handed the Paul Renaud Most Valuable Player award by assistant coach Lou Gauthier during the Muskie football team's annual awards banquet Monday night at the Copper River Inn. Argue had an outstanding season for the black-and-gold, helping the squad finish with a 4-2 record in the seven-team Currie Division ('A').

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Issy Taylor looked to jam a scoring chance past Kenora Broncos' goalie Trista Boulette during the first period of the Muskie girls' hockey team's 14-1 romp in their NorWOSSA regular-season opener last Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Taylor was stellar in netting four goals to help pace the Muskies' onslaught.

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Red Lake Miners' forward Bryce Young looked to fire a shot on Fort Frances Lakers' goalie Jacob Gnidziejko while a teammate tried to get a stick in the way during the second period of the visitors' 5-1 win Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Young notched a marker to help pace the Miners' offence.

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Koda Radigan (#15) of the Fort Frances Bantam 'AA' Canadians looked to be the first to get to the loose puck during his squad's 3-2 loss to the North End Flames (Thunder Bay) in the gold-medal game of their annual home tournament Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena.

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Jill Calder was dialed in as she fired her first goal of the night off a rebound against Kenora Broncos' goalie Trista Boulette to give the Muskie girls' hockey team a 3-0 lead during the first period of their 14-1 romp in their NorWOSSA season-opener here last Tuesday night. Calder netted a hat trick to help pace the Muskies' offence.

More than 500 Unifor members in the Dryden-based Domtar pulp mill and Woodlands operations have voted overwhelmingly in favour of new four-year collective agreements.

“These contracts contain some of the largest monetary increases in the sector in almost two decades,” said George Smith, Unifor Local 324 president.

“As indicated by the strong ratification results, our members were extremely pleased with the solid gains secured in these new collective agreements,” he added.

On Nov. 11 around 5:05 a.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP received a report of a motor-vehicle collision on Highway 11 at Manitou Rapids First Nation.

An officer attended the scene and spoke with the driver, soon suspecting that he had alcohol in his body.

The male was arrested and transported to the Fort Frances OPP detachment, where he underwent further testing.