First council meeting to be re-enacted

This Sunday (Jan. 25) at 2 p.m., the first council meeting of La Vallee Township—held Jan. 25, 1904—will be re-enacted at the Devlin Hall.
Several local actors and actresses will be taking part.
Everyone is welcome to attend this event, which is being held in conjunction with La Vallee’s centennial celebrations this year.
In other news, Feb. 28 will be the book launching to be held at the Devlin Hall. A wine-and-cheese party will make the day even more enjoyable!
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Crossroads School certainly is not finding January to be a month of no activity. Many events are happening there to keep students interested in their education.
A presentation entitled “Just Say No” is being given to students in Grades 4-6 today (Jan. 21) at the Townshend Theatre in Fort Frances.
Then next Tuesday (Jan. 27) from 9-10 a.m., the Valley Diabetes Education Centre (based in Fort Frances) will make a presentation to Grade 4 students dealing with this serious disease.
Then to further a healthy lifestyle, the Northwestern Health Unit will do a presentation entitled “Busy Box,” which deals with the importance of active living.
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A reminder a volleyball tournament is slated Saturday, Jan. 31 at Crossroads School beginning at 9 a.m.
And don’t forget that Friday, Jan. 30 is a P.D. Day, which means no school for students.
In other school news, Crossroads will hold its science fair Feb. 19. If students need backboards for this event, contact Jack Kellar at 486-1105.
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Sympathy to the family and friends of Alex Ogden. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
I’ll always remember Alex as such a friendly person. Never without a smile or an offer to help when you were shopping at Fairway, he will be sadly missed by the many people who knew him.
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The next 50/50 draw is coming up this Friday (Jan. 23) at the Emo Legion. Be sure to buy your ticket!
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The annual Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association meeting is slated today (Jan. 21) at Our Lady of Way School, beginning at 7 p.m.
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The annual 4-H “Awards Night” is coming up Friday, Jan. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. Call Kim Jo Bliss at 482-2863 to get tickets.
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Robin’s 2¢:
“Young man, where do you work?” the judge asked the defendant.
“Here and there,” replied the man.
“What do you do for a living?” the judge continued.
“This and that,” he answered.
“Take him away,” said the judge.
“Wait. When will I get out?” asked the defendant.
“Sooner or later,” replied the judge.