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Rusnak part of delegation to Washington

Submitted by Don Rusnak, M.P.


Tymkin named Rookie of the Year!

By Joey Payeur Fort Frances Times One of Rainy River's native sons has been deemed the best first-year player in the Superior International Junior Hockey League for a fantastic freshman season.


Lakes to be refilled earlier than normal

News Release Recent weather conditions have brought warmer than usual weather and above-normal rainfall, resulting in an early start to freshet with rising tributary flows.


Poor track maintenance/conditions blamed for derailment

News Release RICHMOND HILL, ON, March 16, 2016 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R14W0137) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that poor track conditions,


OPP to conduct seat-belt blitz over Easter

News Release A close look at seat belt-related road deaths on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads in recent years suggest that males place far less importance on wearing a seat belt tha


10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday!

By Ken Johnston Editor Peter Cottontail hasn’t missed an Easter in Rainy River in that last ten years!


Man falls through ice on Lake of the Woods

News Release OPP Members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are cautioning everyone to be careful if they chose to travel on the ice.


2015-16 Curling Club Champs

Submitted by Deb Armstrong This years club winners of the Rainy River Curling Club are Alicia Anderson, Laurie Fairfield, Missy Jenson & Tiffany Matthew, they over took Ryan Anderson’s team to


Council deals with light agenda

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Town Council held a fairly short regular monthly council meeting this past Monday.


Bonot rink off to mixed nationals!

By Joey Payeur Fort Frances Times Jackie McCormick will get to play for a national championship again—and this time she gets to take her brother along.


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