Tuesday, October 21, 2014
  • Cruising to win
    Cruising to win

    Aquanaut Jillian Cousineau was on fire in the water here Friday as she easily won her heat in the 200m mixed I.M. race during the Boston Pizza Fall Frolic Invitational meet at the Memorial Sports Centre pool. The Aquanauts’ home meet, which kicked off Northwestern Ontario’s short-course swimming season, drew about 95 competitors from across the region.

    Cruising to win
  • Plate of sandwiches
    Plate of sandwiches

    Twyla Howarth passed a plate of sandwiches to Carolynne Leimenstoll on Saturday afternoon during the La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary’s fall tea at the New Beginnings Fellowship. There also was tea/coffee and dainties, as well as a bake table, penny table, and cookie walk.

    Plate of sandwiches
  • Birds of a feather
    Birds of a feather

    Ring-billed gulls have been flocking at the Sorting Gap Marina and other spots this week, gathering in numbers not seen since they first returned in late March. The birds have been drawing onlookers—some of whom speculate the gulls are getting ready to head south for the winter.

    Birds of a feather
  • Fall beauty
    Fall beauty

    Recent warm weather and sunshine has meant it’s the perfect time to admire the beauty of autumn along the La Verendrye Parkway, as seen here, and other local spots. In fact, residents can expect more mild weather right through to the end of the month.

    Fall beauty
  • In memory
    In memory

    Fort High students donned various shades of sunshine yellow on Tuesday in honour of fellow student and friend, Jessica Johnson, who was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday north of Emo. Yellow represents joy, happiness, and energy—all of which the teen will be remembered for.

    In memory

Latest news

Knox into semi-finals

Knox United Church has secured a spot in the semi-final round of the Aviva Community Fund Challenge.
The submission for its renewal project to make the building more accessible received enough votes in the initial round to finish in 14th place in the $50,000-$100,000 category.
The top 15 vote leaders in each category move directly to the semi-final round, which will run Dec. 1-10.

Playoff hopes dashed

With a playoff spot on the line, Brayden Coulis was “Mr. Everything” for the West Kildonan Wolverines here Friday as the Winnipeg squad romped to a 46-14 win over the Muskies.
Coulis set a new WHSFL record for points in a game by one player—scoring 40 of West Kildonan’s 46 in four different ways to put the Wolverines (4-3) into the post-season.

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