Local News

Last spike driven - Strike ends between CN and union

Canadian National Railway

CN today welcomed news that members of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union have ratified new collective agreements with the company and will end their strike.

Danny Gavel has best racing weekend of the season

Janette Gavel
Gavel Racing Reporter

Gavel sno-cross racing team was racing north of Winnipeg over the weekend at the Spring Hill Ski Area.

Ladyslipper Quilters to hold workshop this Saturday

Ruth Lee

Eighteen enthusiastic quilters braved the rain, snow, and less than perfect driving conditions to attend the Ladyslipper Quilters guild meeting on Monday evening, March 1, at the Brink Center in Baudette.

Armstrong rink wins RR Mixed Bonspiel

Ken Johnston

It was a day of barn burners at the annual Rainy River Mixed Curling Bonspiel as two of the three finals went into extra ends.

Illegal moose hunting nets big fines and jail time

Ministry of Natural Resources
News Release

A Dubreuilville man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and fines totalling $40,500 were levied following an investigation into the illegal harvest and commercialization of moose.

April is Cancer month

Ken Johnston

Every spring the first flowers to push through the ground and bloom are daffodils.

Bears miss state tourney by 1 overtime goal

John Oren
Williams Northern Light

For Warroad, it’s just another trip to the Minnesota State Hockey Tournament — its second in a row and seventh in the last 11 years.

Gala ball in the works for Rainy’s 100th

Jack Elliott

A Gala Dress Ball is scheduled for Rainy River on Saturday, May 8 as part of the community’s Centennial Celebrations.

Gavels have rough day

Janette Gavel
Gavel Racing Reporter

The Gavel Racing Team of Stratton made their way to Thompson, Manitoba last weekend in one piece, but their sleds came home a bit disjointed.

No snakes but plenty of Irish fun this Sunday

Jack Elliott

It is more than a coincidence that Rainy River and Ireland have two items in common every March- No SNAKES and a St. Patrick’s Day Supper.

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