Frigid weather tops news

This week seems to be one of those weeks when there isn’t a lot of news to write about. Certainly the most common statement heard the last week was “It’s soooooo cold.”
Be sure to dress properly and have your car equipped in case of a breakdown.
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Last week’s card game at the Emo Legion was won by Darlene Bruce and Jerry Allan while the low went to Miles Kinnear and Jane Allan.
Ray Elias won the draw.
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The Emo Legion will host a fish fry this Saturday (Feb. 10-) from 4:30-7 p.m. Take-outs can be purchased at 4 p.m.
And don’t forget there will be a Texas Hold’em party there on Sunday (Feb. 11) starting at 1 p.m.
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The Muskie boys’ curling team participated in the second NorWOSSA qualifier bonspiel in Rainy River last week and won both their matches.
Making up the team is Dave Kaun (skip), Mike Badiuk (third), Travis Showalter (second), and Sean Murray(lead).
The boys next will vie for NorWOSSA gold Feb. 19=20 in Kenora.
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Dev-Lynne’s gas draw for January was won by Murray Bragg, who took home an undercounter radio/CD player.
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The Crossroads basketball team won the “silver” division at their tournament this past weekend.
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The next card party at the Devlin Hall will be held Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. (not 5 p.m. as was printed in my column last week).
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A reminder the third-annual VALA variety show goes this Saturday (Feb. 10) at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre in Fort Frances.
Tickets, which are on sale at Betty’s in Fort Frances, cost $12 for adults for the matinee show and $15 for the evening one. Children cost $8 for both shows.
During intermission, there will be a pie sale, book fair, and garage sale. Donated items would be appreciated (no clothes please).
Funds raised will help support the Valley Adult Learning Association.
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Robin’s 2¢:
The doctor was having a polite argument with the patient over the amount of the bill.
“You must remember, Mr. Jones,” said the doctor. “You’re in a pretty bad shape and I fixed you up. You wouldn’t question an auto mechanic who got your car running again, would you?”
“That has nothing to do with the case,” insisted Jones. “If I had a car that was in the condition I was in, I’d trade it in for a new one.”