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RRHS best playoff hopes still alive with junior volleyball team

Ken Johnston

Still in the playoff hunt.
Rainy River High School’s first playoff hopes of the sports season lie with the 8 and 3 Junior Boys volleyball team.

No more trick, just treats

Ken Johnston

No more trick, just treats.
Rainy River Town Council held a special meeting last Friday in which they rescinded a motion they had passed earlier to move Halloween from October 31st to October 29th.

Car accident forces evacuation of RR hospital and homes

Ken Johnston

It started as a simple fender bender Monday morning, but it quickly became a major incident.

Former RR man to host book launch in area Saturday

Graham Ducker, former resident of Rainy River (etc) and retired Principal/Teacher has written a book “Don’t Wake The Teacher!,” which deals mainly with the Morson Public School Kindergarten between 1971-l981.

Wear a purple ribbon to raise awareness

Ken Johnston

October is Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month (CANPM) and across the district residents are being asked to wear a purple ribbon to raise awareness about the subject.

LoW council to hold

Ruth Brett

Present at the Sept. 7, LoW Twp. Council meeting were Mayor Pizey, Councillors Moen, Fadden, and Lundgren, Clerk - treasurer P. Giles, Road Supt. E. Pearson, and five visitors including John Miller who made a presentation regarding two matters. Firstly, he is requesting to purchase the road to the old Government dock at Taylor Bay. Secondly, he is wishing to set up a new retail complex in the Township and is requesting Council’s assistance and input. Mayor Pizey suggested that he needs a study done and that he work with the RRFDC in this matter.

LoW W.I . gives 487.5 volunteer hours

Rebecca Wood
LoW Women’s Institute

On September 8th, 7 members met at the home of Asta Westberg. At roll call, members noted some of the achievements of the Women’s Institute.

Hunters given the chance to take almost 4,700 more deer

Ken Johnston

Deer hunters have been fairly quick to snap up extra hunting opportunities this fall.

Spooks to be out early in RR this year

Ken Johnston

Monday evening Rainy River town council kept with tradition of the past decade and decided to move trick-or-treating to October 29th this year, since Halloween falls on a Sunday.

Murder Mystery at the Gasthaus this weekend

Vicki Morrison Goble
Pequana Playhouse

If you hurry, you can still get tickets for The Disappearance of Death, Pequana Playhouse’s Halloween themed, interactive murder mystery.

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