Local News

West Nile found in area

NWHU-News Release

The Northwestern Health Unit would like to advise the public that a dead crow collected in Kenora has been confirmed positive for the West Nile virus.


Two ladies to be honoured

Rosemary Leavens
Public Relations Officer,

At the July meeting of the Morson Women’s Institute held at Buena Vista Resort, it was decided to host an Appreciation Tea to honour Frances Treflin and Thelma Fadden.


Almost 100 participate in 5K run during centennial

Submitted by Joanne Neilson Event Volunteer

Anybody looking for inspiration on Sunday morning should have come to the 5K fun run/walk which was held in conjunction with the Rainy River Centennial.


Hunter fined for killing trophy deer

Ministry of Natural Resources

A Louisiana man has been fined $4,000 and banned from hunting for two years after pleading guilty to killing a trophy deer north of Dryden in 2003.


Danny Armstrong wins RR open

Ken Johnston

Being it was the same weekend as the Rainy River centennial it was only fitting to have 100+ golfers in the 31st annual Rainy River Open Monday.


Prime Minister sends his best

Ken Johnston

The official centennial ceremonies were held Saturday afternoon under the big tent.
Centennial Committee Chair Gord Armstrong opened things with spirited remarks.


What a blast!

Ken Johnston

Over 4,000party hardy in RR


Antiques appraiser works to put history in perspective

Ken Johnston

From antique toys to mysterious Greek pottery, the residents of the Rainy River area kept Dr. John Cooper busy doing appraisals Thursday and Friday.


Ready to roll

Ken Johnston

He is as calm as before the storm as he can be.


Morson ladies start Red Hat Society for fun

Ken Johnston

If you haven’t heard of them you have likely seen them.


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