Local News

Border meat ban lifted on some products

Ken Johnston
Editor

With one industry already reeling from the U.S. ban on Canadian beef, the tourism industry is breathing a sigh of relief after word came on Friday that U.S. Hunters will be able to bring deer and other popularly hunted game animals home from Canada.


Using bunker silos

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

This is the first of two articles on using bunker silos. The information comes from Joel Bagg, Forage Specialist with OMAF.


Crackel/Duggan win 30th Annual RR open

Ken Johnston
Editor

They are keeping it in the family!
Glen Crackel became part of an elite group of golfers Monday when he won the 30th annual Rainy River Open, held at Warroad Estates Golf Course.


What a party!

Ken Johnston
Editor

It was one big party!
The citizens of Morley Township both past and present did themselves proud this past weekend when they marked their 100th anniversary as an incorporated township.


Big birthday part in Statton this weekend

Ken Johnston
Editor

The 100th Anniversary celebrations are set to go full steam ahead this weekend in Stratton.


Lindners win Fort bass tourney

Ken Johnston
Editor

The top ten at the Canadian Bass Championship in Fort Frances over the weekend was predominantly from out of town.


The meaning of organic food

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

Organic farming has been around in Ontario for several decades and continues to grow. Retail sales in Canada are over $1 billion and the US market is currently estimated at $12 billion per year.


RR beach reopens

Ken Johnston
Editor

Hannam Park’s beach was reopened Friday for swimming.


Complaints dried up as water levels dropped

Ken Johnston
Editor

“The boards are not God and can’t make it rain!” said Gord Roberts,Canadian Commissioner of the International Joint Commission (IJC).


Border stats remain constant in RR and FF

Ken Johnston
Editor

Despite cries from some tourist operators about business being down this year from the U.S., border statistics at Rainy River and Fort Frances have shown little change over last year.


Syndicate content