Local News

Deer saved from icy Rainy River

By Jack Elliott
It’s that time of year. Ice is forming on the Rainy River. Hunters in blaze orange are prowling the woods and fields looking to bag a deer.

Big union tells province to smarten up

Unifor is calling on the Wynne government to ensure an opportunity to expand and strengthen Ontario’s recovering forestry sector is not lost.

Many gather to 'Remember Them'

By Ken Johnston
A full house of nearly 200 people were on hand for the annual Remembrance Day Service at Rainy River’s Royal Canadian Legion yesterday.

Smoking to be banned from patios Jan. 1st

News Release
Ont. Govt.

Knox United Church to dedicate new electric lift this Sunday

By Ken Johnston
It took about 20 years, but Rainy River’s Knox United Church will officially be dedicating its new electric lift this Sunday at 11:15 a.m. and the public is invited!

Fight to save Fort mill continues to gather steam

By Duane Hicks
Fort Frances Times

Province comes throught with flood disaster relief

News Release
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
The Ontario government is assisting four northwestern Ontario communities with flood recovery efforts.

Owls bring home NORWOSSA medals

By Aaron Short
RRHS Sports Reporter
Last Thursday at Atikokan High School hosted the NORWOSSA championships for the girls’ basketball and boys’ volleyball.

Try hockey for "Free!"

News Release
LoW Youth Hockey

Emo, La Vallee, SN-Nestor Falls, Alberton election results

Editor's Note: Here are the rest of the area municipal election results from last Monday.
Jack Siemens was elected mayor of Emo with 345 votes, beating incumbent Vincent Sheppard (180).

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