During the period from September 22nd, 2004 through to January 3rd, 2005 officers from the Fort Frances Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police assisted by the Northwest Region Criminal Investigations Unit have investigated six armed robberies to local businesses in the Fort Frances area.
CN today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and 12-month period ended Dec. 31, 2004.
God willing, the congregation at Rainy River’s Evangelical Covenant Church will be holding services in a new church within the next couple of years.
Editor’s Note: Here are the next two articles in a series researched and written by Rainy River High School students on WW I veterans.
Thomas Edward Tilson
Private 8th Battalion, Manitoba Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division Canadian Expeditionary Force
On Jan. 26th ten seniors met at the depot for fun and fellowship. My arthritis had decided to kick in during the last couple days so was upping heating pad, and pain killers, Florence was our driver today.
The Gardening Guru
Tomatoes are, by far, the most popular vegetable with the home gardener. Even people who do not grow any other vegetable often will have a tomato plant or two tucked in a flower bed, in a patio pot, or a hanging basket.
Racing season is well underway for the John Gavel family of Stratton.
Just this past weekend they travelled to Dauphin, Manitoba where they competed in several classes of snowmobile racing.
Ministry of Natural Resources
An Atikokan woman has been fined $1,000 after pleading guilty to failing to tag a deer.
Nerves are getting short among cattle producers in the the Rainy River District when it comes to BSE.
The Lake of the Woods Township council held their regular meeting on Jan. 11, 2005 at Bergland. Present were Mayor V. Pizey, Councillors J. Moen, C. Fadden, T. Sepers, B. Lundgren, ClerkTreasurer P. Giles, Road Supt. E. Pearson, Fire Chief W. Detwieler, and 4 visitors.