Local News

Kids and parents needs to be addressed at Early Years Centres

Ken Johnston

Amidst smiling faces and kids playing the Rainy River Early Years Centre held its official opening last Thursday.

Call MNR if you catch a tagged walleye

News Release

Between 100 and 150 walleye per day were tagged by Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Dryden District staff over a five-day period in the Dryden area.

RR council questioned about its rental practises

Ken Johnston

Rainy River town council met Monday evening and the main topic for the evening was rentals.

Rainy River Centennial ball set to roll this weekend

Jack Elliott
RR Centennial Committee

This week Debbie Armstrong and Kari Brigham are busy decorating at the Rainy River Recreation Centre in preparation for Rainy River’s Centennial Ball this Saturday, May 8.

Healthy Measures program to be offered in Rainy

Heidi Ivall

Nicole Therrien; Rainy River’s Nurse Practitioner and community partner of the local Healthy Communities Coalition is offering the “Healthy Measures Program”.

RR cell service to go digital

Ken Johnston

Rainy River cell phone users can expect to go digital by early summer.

M.P.P. says fishing and hunting fees to go up

Jerry Ouellette
Progressive Conservative M.P.P.

The McGuinty government, in its unprecedented attack on the taxpayers of this province, now intends to increase user fees on anglers and hunters.

Local musicians win top honours at district festival

Stephanie Hawkins
Music Teacher

Three individuals and one choir from the Rainy River/Stratton area will be receiving trophies at the Rainy River Festival Highlights Concert this upcoming Saturday evening.

Sturgeon Creek pair bring home regional science awards

Milt Guba

2004 Science Fair’s held at both Sturgeon Creek and Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program schools provided Excellent displays.

Clerk says LoW councillors declared proper conflicts in hiring spouses

Ken Johnston

Controversy has been brewing in Lake of the Woods Township over the hiring of new staff members at last month’s council meeting.

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