Local News

Records set, new champs crowned

Ken Johnston

Better late than never! Words that Oliver and Jason Gibbins, of Morson, will likely live by forever.

Forest Women’s Institute donates to Rainy River Centennial

Laurel Desrosier
Forest Women’s Institute

Forest Women’s Institute met on September 14th at the home of Vivian Hartnell with thirteen members present.

Bergland plays host to 84th area Women’s Institute convention

News Release
Women’s Institutes

The 84th Northwestern Ontario Women’s Institute Area Convention was held at the Bergland Community Hall on September 20 & 21.

Jr. Girls basketball dominates Whitefish Bay at home

Ken Johnston

The Rainy River High School Owls have started their fall basketball (girls) and volleyball (boys) seasons.

Morson W.I. Report

T. Rosemary Laevens
Public Relations Officer

At the Morson WI meeting, Sept. 16, the 2004 WI quilt was won by Missy Hartnell. Patsy Moen offered to deliver the quit to Missy.

Police search for missing angler

News Release

On Monday Members of the Kenora OPP Marine Unit were searching the waters of Lake of the Woods in the area of Poplar Island and Firebag Island for a missing fisherman.

Mann teaching grade 4/5

Ken Johnston

Lucy Mann is teaching for her second year in the local public system at Riverview School. Last year she was in Nestor Falls.

Osadchuks honoured by the community for 35+ years of service

Ken Johnston

They came here in 1968 and planned to only stay a short while. Last week a come and go tea was held to honour Bob and Iris Osadchuk who moved to Steinbach this week; some 36 years after they arrived.

Coffee for a good cause

Ken Johnston

Like coffee and sweets?
Well then the Record office has something for you this Thursday as it hosts its 10th Annual Alzheimer’s Coffee Break. Each year the staff spends all night baking goodies the night before and then opens its doors to the public to raise money for this good cause.

Brubacher takes over kindergarten post

Ken Johnston

This is Charlene Brubacher’s second year teaching in the area but her first in Rainy River.

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