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Ag research station touts latest developments in the field

By Cameron Penney Summer reporter The Emo Agricultural Research Station opened its doors to district residents last Thursday evening to showcase the latest developments in the field. Read more...

Ken Pentney tourny raises $1500 for T-Bay Cancer "Closer to Home"

Submitted by Laurie Pentney

Norman/Samsal 2016 Champs

By Joey Payeur, Fort Frances Times

Troy Norman and Jay Samsal came across the biggest threats to their lead, did a 180-degree turn, and pointed their bow elsewhere.
It wasn’t a sign of fear but respect. And by the end of the day Saturday, their integrity—along with fantastic fishing skills—were rewarded handsomely. Read more...

FedNor money announced to renovate Stratton Rec. Centre

News Release Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $836,357 in support of three projects in the Fort Frances region... Read more...

Boat races a big splash again this year!

Submitted by Bob McGreevy Great Beaver Cardboard and Tuck Tape Boat 2016 Race Results 1. Best Time in the Youth class went to Olivia Kreger & Madison Kreger. 2. Best Time in the Family class went to Colin Pich & Connor Michaluk. 3. Best Time in the Adult class... Read more...

Schools visit Spruce Creek Golf Course

Submitted by Laurie Pentney The four west end schools, Our Lady of the Way, Riverview, McCrosson-Tovell and Pegamigaboo (Big Grassy) all had a field trip out to Spruce Creek Golf Course last month to learn to golf. Spruce Creek offers this day to any school at a reduced rate thanks to our many sponsors. Lots of laughter, shouts of “good shot”, and “try again” are heard from teachers and students alike. Everyone had a sunny day, although the wind was really blowing the day that Our Lady of the Way school was here!

Council closes street for Railroad Daze fun!

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Town Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday. Council breathed a sigh of relief that the looming postal strike has been averted for the immediate future. With that in mind council withdrew a motion that would have extended tax bill due dates in the event of the mail strike. Read more...

RR Public Library is 60!

Editor's Note: Here is some history of the Rainy River Public Library as gathered by Librarian/CEO Michael Dawber. There will be a special open house commemorating its 60th anniversary this Saturday at the Library. All are welcome! Grand Opening “Library Opening Draws Small Crowd” – Rainy River Record, June 7, 1956 A disappointingly small crowd of 38 people attended the opening of Rainy River’s public library last Tuesday evening at the Community Centre. Arrangements had been made for much larger participation, however the program was carried out successfully. A.

Devlin woman wins $10,000!

News Release Riverside Foundation Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce that this year’s Annual Canada Day Cash Lottery was able to raise a net profit of over $16,000. These profits will be used to purchase five high-low beds for Rainycrest Long Term Care Home. The big draw took place July 1st, 2016 at the Sorting Gap Marina amongst a small gathering of spectators. Read more...

How to get your paper if there is a postal strike

In the event of a strike or lock-out at Canada Post subscribers to the Rainy River Record and Fort Frances Times can pick up their papers at the following locations:

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