Local News

Preferred bridge design and alignment to be revealed next week

By Ken Johnston Editor The construction of a new international bridge will be one more step closer to reality next week.


NWO declared a Restricted Fire Zone

News Release MNR The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has declared a Restricted Fire Zone in much of Northwestern Ontario to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires.


Council donates $1,000 to help Fort McMurray

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting Monday.


Arpin has winning record at All Ontarios

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River High School Senior Hayley Arpin did very well last week in North Bay at the 2016 Ofsaa Badminton Championships.


Rainy River Trade Show is this Saturday!

By Ken Johnston Editor The annual Rainy River Trade Show is all set for this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Busy Beaver Fuels continues to grow

By Ken Johnston Editor It has been almost two years since Paul Caruso reopened Rainy River’s only gas station.


RR Trade Show filling up fast

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River’s annual trade show is shaping up fast!


Prices down, but still over 1,200 head sold at first cattle sale of the season

By Ken Johnston Editor The Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association kicked off their 2016 sale season by “moooving” 1,246 head through their sales barn in Stratton Saturday.


Body of missing man recovered on LoW

News Release OPP (KENORA, ON) -On Tuesday April 19, 2016, shortly after 6:00 pm., officers from the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a deceased male


High school teachers to begin strike action Wednesday

News Release OSSTF Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) teachers in District 5B, Rainy River have been engaged in a selective withdrawal of services since December 2015, and


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