Friday, December 20, 2013

Fort Frances Community Dinner Looking For People

A few more hands are being wanted for next week's Community Christmas dinner put on by the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau.

Spokesperson Gaby Hanzuk says the help is needed especially for set up on Christmas eve.

They also want to hear from people who may be wanting a meal to be delivered on that day.

You can call the Bureau or June Caul  at 274-2209 to register or if you would like to volunteer.

Christmas Day Dinner In Falls Needs Volunteers

There's a Christmas Day community dinner in International Falls.

It takes place at the Road House and everyone is welcome.

Deacon Lee Grim with Holy Trinity Episcopal Church says they too could use a few more volunteers.

Call the Church at 218-286-8606 if you can lend a hand.

You can also email or

Native Olympians To Be Profiled

Native Olympians will soon be profiled in an upcoming documentary.

Former NHLer and U.S. Hockey Olympian Henry Boucha says he's identified 16 native athletes in Canada and 18 in the U.S. so far to profile.

Boucha was in International Falls yesterday to promote a book about his own life and career that serves as the inspiration for the project.

The former resident of Warroad was a member of USA's silver-medal winning teams at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

He later played six seasons in the NHL with Detroit, Minnesota and Kansas City-Colorado.

Wolf Hunting Season In Northeast Minnesota Ends

Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources is closing the season's wolf hunting and trapping season in northeastern Minnesota

The DNR says its because a quota of 33 wolves for the area has been reached.

The season continues in the northwest part of the State until the end of January or until the target harvest of 51 is reached

Lights Recalled

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There's a couple of recalls of Christmas lights.

Canadian Tire is calling back its Holiday Collection Outdoor M5 Mini LED Lights because of a manufacturing defect that could pose a potential safety hazard.

Loblaw is recalling Life at Home LED 70-count Outdoor Christmas lights because of the possibility of lose or exposed wires.

The lights have been sold at Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Extra Foods and No Frills locations in Ontario.