Local News

Town buys a new grader

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Town Council met Monday evening to conduct its regularly monthly business.


New RR school nixed by Min. of Ed.

By Ken Johnston Editor Plans to build a new consolidated school in Rainy River hit a brick wall last week.


Public school playgrounds to get enhancements

By Heather Latter Fort Frances Times School yards across the district will be seeing enhancements this summer thanks to the Playground Reinvestment Initiative that directly supports the well-being


Guatemala Day in Rainy River promotes a cause

By Ken Johnston Editor For the past decade volunteers from the Rainy River District have been travelling to Guatemala, South America, to help provide a better life for its impoverished citizens.


Flag Day honoured all veterans buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery

The first Flag Day in Rainy River drew a crowd of about 40.


Iris McQuaker Memorial Garden dedicated last Friday

By Lucinda Meyers Principal I had been developing a landscaping plan for the front of the school with Paul Olsen, a local landscaper.


Heyens/Caul win Emo Walleye Classic again!

By Joey Payeur Fort Frances Times Anyone needing perspective on how big the deciding fish of this past weekend’s 15th-annual Emo Walleye Classic was just needs to look at the final leaderboard.


New bridge details unveiled

By Ken Johnston Editor A new international bridge between Rainy River and Baudette took another step closer to reality last week when preferred plans for alignment and design were presented in publ


Campbell calls for Lyme Disease strategy

News Release Sarah Campbell, MPP Sarah Campbell, MPP for Kenora-Rainy River called upon the Ontario Liberal government to act now to create a comprehensive Lyme disease strategy to help Ontarians w


Owls host NORWOSSA soccer but fail to advance

By Aaron Short RRHS Sports Reporter The Owls wrapped up their soccer season at NorWOSSA in Rainy River last Monday.


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