Local News

LoW receives fire dept budget

Ruth Brett

The Lake of the Woods Township Council’s November meeting was attended by Mayor Pizey, Councillors J. Moen, C. Fadden, B. Lundgren, Clerk P. Giles, Road Supt. Ed Pearson, visitors Dan McCormick, Fire Chief L. Nordin, and 7 community members.

Insufficient income for farmers

Ron Bonnett,
President Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Insufficient income for farmers has long been recognized as the industry’s major difficulty. Steps are being taken to find meaningful solutions to that problem.

Forest Women’s Institute starts scholarship

On November ninth Forest women’s Institute met at the home of Eileen Shannon. There were twelve members, one new member, and one guest present. Peggy Livingstone called the meeting to order.

Golf course expansion begins/from page six

Press Release
Oak Harbor Golf Club

In the spring of 2004, Oak Harbor Golf Club Certificate Holders voted in favor of building an additional 9 holes to make Oak Harbor Golf Club, north of Baudette an 18-hole, par-72 golf course. Throughout the summer months planning sessions, permitting, construction bidding, layout and prep-work was completed.

Customs to expand

Ken Johnston

Plans are in the works for expanding the Canadian Customs facilities at Rainy River.
Pierre Marquis of the Canada Border Services Agency said that they have been looking at the needs of the staff at Rainy River and the current building, which is not that old, is not big enough.

Warroad to host Messh Sing

The second Come-As-You-Are Messiah Sing-Along will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday December 5th at the Warroad High School Mini-Theatre. All are welcome: of any age, from anywhere! Potluck refreshments will be served in the Commons after the hour-long program.

Girls hockey team starts season this Friday

Carrie Hasbargen
Lake of the Woods/Rainy River/Indus Girls Hockey Coordinator

Lake of the Woods/Rainy River/Indus Girls High School Hockey will host their first home game of the season on Friday, November 19, 2004 at the Lake of the Woods Arena at 7:00 p.m. In order to promote this event, all spectators will be given the opportunity to win numerous prizes throughout the game.

Being a watchdog for you

Ken Boshcoff, MP
Thunder Bay-Rainy River

They call us “government watchdogs” and it’s our job to examine the way the system operates. As a member of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimations I have the opportunity to help protect your tax dollars through investigations and new legislation.

Bergland woman makes her

Ken Johnston

The ratings for The Shopping Channel likely spiked in the Rainy River District on Friday when Erin Rencher of Erin’s Candy in Bergland, took to the airwaves.

Hundreds gathered in RR to remember

Ken Johnston

A full house of people remembered them last Thursday at Rainy River’s Remembrance Day ceremonies.

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