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Tue, 2016-08-09 10:53
By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River will be getting a new business some time in the next two months. Angela Ferguson attended the regular monthly meeting of town council Monday to inform them of plans to open a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Rainy River. Read more...
Tue, 2016-08-09 10:51
The International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board (IRLWWB) will meet with the public in Kenora, Ont. on August 10 to discuss issues related to the management of water quality and water levels in the 70,000 square-kilometer (27,000 square-mile) drainage basin. Read more...
Wed, 2016-08-03 10:23
By Timothy Borsema United Beef Club Our fourth meeting was held at Neil and Angela Haw’s house on June 27, 2016. Our President Hayden Haw called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Read more...
Wed, 2016-08-03 10:20
By Cameron Penney Summer reporter The International Joint Commission’s Rule Curves Review Study Board hosted several public meetings last week, in both the district and across the border, to discuss the possibility of adjusting the rule curves for Rainy and Namakan lakes. Read more...
Wed, 2016-08-03 10:19
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...
Tue, 2016-07-26 14:06
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Tue, 2016-07-26 14:04
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...
Tue, 2016-07-19 10:55
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...
Tue, 2016-07-19 10:48
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...
Tue, 2016-07-12 10:53
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!