It may surprise you to know that deer can be a problem for not only the rural gardener but also the urban gardener as well. Deer are very abundant throughout the rural area of the Rainy River district but they are also frequent visitors to many gardens right within the town of Fort Frances. The main priority within a deer’s day is to eat, sleep, and not get captured, with much emphasis on the time spent eating.
Last week, MPPs returned to work at Queen’s Park for the first time in two months.
I was looking forward to a productive session addressing the issues that matter most to ordinary Ontario families. Well, after one week back, I have good news and bad news.
(Fort Frances, Ontario) The Emo OPP are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on February 20th at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Hwy 11, 4.9 km east of Hwy 502. A westbound car lost control, skidded sideways into the eastbound lanes, and was then struck by an eastbound car and came to rest on the south shoulder of the roadway.
Don’t blink... you might miss the download!
Thunder Bay Tel was in Rainy River last week installing the equipment for high speed wireless internet services that just became available in the community.
The Town of Rainy River will continue to be governed by six councillors, at least for now.
If you noticed the trains are going faster through Rainy River you are not imagining things.
Lakewood Care Center
Karen Usiski, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with LakeWood Care Center in Baudette, Minnesota, has been named the Minnesota Health & Housing Alliance’s District A “Caregiver of the Year.”
Gardening season is just around the corner so I always use the last few days of winter for some garden planning.
Have you seen this animal? If you think you have, you are probably right, because it is hard to mistake it for anything else. The black mask, and the furry tail with several rings are the clear mark of the Raccoon, Procyon lotor.
What’s a Barnival?
Remember the good ole days? If you grew up in Rainy River then perhaps you remember the Barnival. The word is derived from Carnival; “a festive occasion for show, or display for amusement and located in a large barn or building,” thus the name BARNIVAL.