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MSTH concert

Vocalist Sylvie Kendree of My Son The Hurricane took to the stage at the Rainy Lake Square to close out their free concert last night. The returning crowd-favourite band delivered an energetic performance featuring their brassy blend of funk and hip-hop.

Moose n' fiddle

The Fu Fu Chi Chi Choir, Ragged Road and SiouxPerBoat all took part in the “Kitchen Party” that kicked off the afternoon of entertainment at the Moose N' Fiddle festival's Saturday session. Members of all three bands jammed together on songs some of them had only learned a handful of hours before, much to the enjoyment of those in attendance.

UNFC sod turning

Matt Veldhuisen, left, and Eric Veldhuisen of Velhuisen Construction, RRDSSAB board chair Debbie Ewald, RRDSSAB CAO Dan McCormick, Buddy Loyie, Smokey Bruyere, UNFC executive director Sheila McMahon and UNFC president Mike Jones officially broke ground on the new indigenous-led child care centre being built across from the St. Francis Sports Fields on McIrvine Road.

Barber relates success story to SGEI students

While most students in the district are counting down the days left to the start of school, one classroom invited a special visitor to help cap off their final week of studies.

Students of Seven Generations Education Institute's (SGEI) hairstyling program enjoyed a special visit and opportunity to learn from a professional barber on Monday as their program comes to an end.

HHC guitarist

Lead guitarist Kevin Heerema of The Honest Heart Collective was electrifying on stage during the band's cover of The Beatles' “Helter Skelter” Thursday night at the Rainy Lake Square. The Thunder Bay-based rock band played a election of original and cover songs over the course of their more than two-hour set.

RLC speaker

Gary Davies, the northwestern Ontario program director for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), speaks to the members of the Rainy Lake Conservancy (RLC) during their annual general meeting at La Place Rendez-Vous on Sunday.

7 gens barber

The students of Seven Generations Education Institute's hairstyling program watched as Tyrone Choken, right, demonstrated how to trim a fade on model Braeden Beazley at the hairstyling classroom on King's Highway on Monday. Choken is a barber at SAINT in Winnipeg. He began cutting hair following a workplace injury and has now done work for Winnipeg Jets, Blue Bombers and Goldeyes' players.

Singing the blues

Award-winning blues musician Suzie Vinnick wowed the crowd with her powerful vocals and deft guitar playing at Cornell Farms last Wednesday evening. Vinnick is a 10-time winner of the Maple Blues award, and has been nominated for a JUNO award three times. The next barn concert will feature Ragged Road on Sept. 4.