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100th day

Students from Mrs. Harris and Mr. Cousineau's classes celebrated their 100th day of class for this school year yesterday at St Mary School. Students decorated party bags and made custom beaded bookmarks to mark the milestone day of the year. -Ken Kellar photo

Bridge intro

Audery Livingstone, left, watched as Mary King helped Lillian Pearson select the best card to play, while Darleen Begin and Bill Nicolson looked on as they played Bridge at the Seniors Centre last Friday. King helps facilitate the “Introduction to Bridge” events each Friday from 10 a.m. until noon.

-Sam Odrowski photo

In on goal

Peyton Avis broke in all alone on the Sioux Lookout Warriors' goal and looked to deke to his backhand on goalie Jessen Bighead during the first period of the Muskie boys' hockey team's 6-1 win in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday night at the '52 Canadians Arena. Avis scored once and added four assists to help the Muskies improve to 10-0 in league play.

Crossed up

Caleb Allan had his Kenora Broncos' opponent on skates as he hit him with a nasty crossover to get past him during the first quarter of the Muskie senior boys' basketball team's 78-37 romp in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday afternoon here.

Reaching for puck

Muskie captain Jill Calder, right, tried to get her stick on the puck before her Sioux Lookout Warriors' opponent did during the second period of Fort High's 7-2 win in their annual “Seniors Night” game on Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Calder netted a hat trick to help the Muskies improve to 7-1 in NorWOSSA play.

Trapper workshop

Rainy River District Trapper Council president Brian Love worked on his otter skin during the trapper workshop put on by the council at the Métis Hall on Saturday. Visitors to the workshop were able to learn more about trapping as a trade, watch experienced trappers at work, or even try their own hand at skinning. See more photos and a story A3.

Coldest day walk

Above, community partners and supporters kicked off the Coldest Day of the Year awareness walk put on by the Fort Frances Homeless Committee and Northwest Community Legal Clinic on Thursday afternoon.

Coldest day screening

Participants in the Coldest Day of the Year awareness walk were invited to watch a screening of “US & Them,” a Canadian documentary on homelessness, after lunch was finished at the Out of the Cold Warming Centre on Thursday. The documentary follows filmmaker Krista Loughton as she develops friendships with, and tells the stories of, four people in Victoria, B.C.

Hat donation

St. Patrick School principal Jessica Veenbaas, left, Rainy River District EMS paramedic Kirt Pfeifer and North Star Community school vice-principal Carly Skrenski showed off some of the warm toques that have been donated to the schools in Atikokan as part of an initiative undertaken by Safe Communities Rainy River District.

Trappers hands on

Aidan Smith, left, and his dad Joe of International Falls watched as local trapper Trevor Mills did some delicate work around a weasel scent gland during the trappers workshop put on by the Rainy River District Trappers Council at the Metis Hall on Saturday.