Local News

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.

Rare wolverines on the move in NWO

Ministry of Natural Resources
News Release

The Boreal Wolverine Project has now captured and collared six wolverines (three females and three males) in the Ear Falls - Red Lake area of northwestern Ontario.

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.

Chapple township finishes 2003 with a small surplus

Milt Guba

Chapple Municipality held their March Council Meeting on the ninth of March.

Local kids ‘D.A.R.E.’ to be drug free

Ken Johnston

The grade 5/6 class at Riverview Elementary School has “dared” to be drug free after spending 16 weeks in the Ontario Provincial Police Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program.

Library asks for more money

Ken Johnston

The Rainy River Public Library Board is asking Rainy River and three other area townships, Dawson, Morley and Lake of the Woods for a $7,108 increase in operatomg funding.

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