Local News

Hall of Famer - Rainy River man receives baseball’s highest honour

Ken Johnston

June 5, 2004, was grand slam of a day for Rainy River resident Art Tooth.

Ontario calls for national pharmacare program

News Release
Ontario Government

A national pharmacare plan funded by Ottawa will mean shorter wait times for Ontario patients, while ensuring every Canadian has the same access to effective prescription drug therapies, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty said Monday.

MNR may end hunting on game farms

News Release
Ministry of Natural Resources

The province is proposing to eliminate the hunting of wildlife in captivity, Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay announced today.

Fort man wins $250,000

News Release

“I first saw the winning numbers on television and I couldn’t believe it.

It’s time to kick some bass!

Ken Johnston

If all indicators are right there should be some monster fish caught at the 11th Annual Morson Bass Classic this weekend!

Bergland raises $4,000 for cancer research

Ruth Brett

The sun did not shine on Sunday, August 8th, but the people in Bergland sure did.

Rainy wins first playoff game while top team loses

Ken Johnston

It’s the world series of baseball, Rainy River District style!

West Nile found in area

NWHU-News Release

The Northwestern Health Unit would like to advise the public that a dead crow collected in Kenora has been confirmed positive for the West Nile virus.

Two ladies to be honoured

Rosemary Leavens
Public Relations Officer,

At the July meeting of the Morson Women’s Institute held at Buena Vista Resort, it was decided to host an Appreciation Tea to honour Frances Treflin and Thelma Fadden.

Almost 100 participate in 5K run during centennial

Submitted by Joanne Neilson Event Volunteer

Anybody looking for inspiration on Sunday morning should have come to the 5K fun run/walk which was held in conjunction with the Rainy River Centennial.

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