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Laker tussle

Fort Frances Lakers' captain Noah Loveday got into a bit of the rough stuff with his Thief River Falls Norskies' opponents during the third period of his squad's 8-3 loss on Saturday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers will have to show some more of that fight if they are to snap out of their current six-game losing streak.

Sr. boys action

Mike Vanderaa did his best to tip the ball over the block attempt of his Dryden Eagles' opponent during the second set of the Muskie senior boys' volleyball team's 3-1 win in the NorWOSSA semifinal on Friday morning in Dryden. The third-ranked Muskies advanced to the championship game that afternoon, where they settled for silver with a 3-0 sweep at the hands of the Kenora Broncos.

Jr. boys action

Ethan Barker tried to fire a kill past the block of Ethan Cook (12) of the Dryden Eagles during the second set of the Muskie junior boys' volleyball team's 3-0 loss in the NorWOSSA semifinal on Friday morning in Dryden.

Enbridge cheque

Emo CAO Bridget Foster, left, Emo Station chief Rick Vanderaa, Emo Station firefighter James Klug, Enbridge Gas Inc. field supervisor Duane Harris, fire chief Joshua Colling, fire protection advisor Larry Lundy of the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, and Mayor Harold McQuaker recently got together for the presentation of the generous donation from Enbridge.

St. Michael's Nov 11

Students from Mrs. Wood's class recited “In Flanders Fields” by Lt.-Col. John McCrae as a part of St. Michael's School's Remembrance Day ceremony yesterday. Students from Mme. Quesnel's French Immersion class also presented the poem en francais, and Capt.

Legion tea

Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 president Ann Watson, left, Helen Pohanka and Lindsay Haglund welcomed visitors to the Br. #29 Legion Ladies' Auxiliary's Remembrance Day tea here on Sunday. While a frigid wind whipped outside, the Legion building itself was full of friends, hot beverages and tasty baking during the annual event.

A time to reflect

Members of the 908 Rainy Lake Air Cadets braved the cold during a Remembrance Day Ceremony that was held at the cenotaph in Rainy River First Nations (RRFN) yesterday afternoon. Some attendees travelled long distances to pay their respects at the ceremony, including local MPP Greg Rickford and Treaty #3 Grand Chief Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh.

He scores!

Former Fort Frances Lakers' forward Isaac Baron was denied a glorious scoring opportunity by a stellar pad save from Alex Bugeja during the second period of the Thief River Falls Norskies' 8-3 win on Saturday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers have now lost six games in a row.