Local News

Council hires consultant and new employee

By Ken Johnston
Editor

Rainy River Town Council held a special meeting Monday evening to deal with two items.


Alleged shovel scammer arrested

The Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Kenora man following an investigation into a theft complaint that occurred on February 14, 2014.


Last chance to vote for RR Ball Diamond project!

By Ken Johnston
Editor

The Rainy River Recreation Board’s quest to win funding to improve safety at the local ball park is rounding third and heading for home plate this week!


Gillon's completes merger with Thunder Bay company

News Release
Gillon's Insurance

From a 15-year relationship, a merger that started more than two years ago is now complete.


Emo grocery store broken into

News Release
OPP


Stratton company gets $4.6 million bridge contract

News Release
MNDM

Ontario is creating 46 new jobs while improving infrastructure on Highway 11 east of Fort Frances.


Fines for distracted driving going up

By Duane Hicks
Staff Writer

Texting, talking on your hand-held device, adjusting your iPod, or playing “Flappy Bird” while driving will net you a bigger fine starting March 18.


Cross-border bantams advance to State Tournament

Submitted by
Sonya Asselin

Lake of the Woods Bantams Advance to the State Tournament


Fourth Street to get $2 million face-lift in 2015

By Ken Johnston
Editor

On Monday Rainy River Town Council approved the minutes of a special meeting, held last week, that will see the down town core get a major overhaul.


Province taken to task over exorbitant hydro bills

News Release
Sarah Campbell, MPP


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