Local News

CNR plans to go to much longer trains

Ken Johnston
Editor

In efforts to make freight rail service more efficient from Winnipeg, Manitoba to Fort Frances, Ont. CNR has begun construction of 8 new sidings between the two points.


Class of 2003 steps into adulthood

Ken Johnston
Editor

Last Tuesday 48 graduates were honoured at Rainy River High School’s 2003 commencement exercises.


Forage harvest has started

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

Forage harvest has started in some parts of the district with some reports of slightly reduced yields. Forages in the area are about a week to a week and a half behind normal depending upon the amount of rainfall received, which has been quite variable.


Riverside Health Care board takes care of business at annual meeting in Rainy River

Ken Johnston
Editor

It was short and to the point!
The annual meeting of the Riverside Health Care Facilities Board was held in Rainy River last Thursday with only 10 people in attendance; besides the 12 board members.


Busy Canada Day planned for Rainy River

Ken Johnston
Editor

Barring another flood, this year’s Canada Day celebrations will be held in Hannam Park, Rainy River.


Riverside to hold its annual meeting in RR Thursday

Ken Johnston
Editor

The days of politically charged meetings that saw people attend by the bus load may be just a memory, but the annual meetings of Riverside Health Care Facilities still take place and this Thursday Rainy River will play host.


Support for third annual canoe-a-thon sought

Ken Johnston
Editor

The United Native Friendship Center (UNFC) its getting ready to travel the traditional route that was once the only highway in the area.


Riverview school graduates

Ken Johnston
Editor

Thirteen students at Riverview Elementary School in Rainy River graduated into high school last Friday evening when the annual commencement exercises were held.


Stratton kicks off centennial party next Tuesday

Ken Johnston
Editor

100 years is a milestone that everyone recognizes and next Tuesday it will be marked in Stratton where the community will begin more than a month of festivities.
The town Council there has planned and afternoon of events for July 1st to mark the town’s official date of incorporation, July 1, 1903.


Riverside goes smokefree

Ken Johnston
Editor

As of Canada Day smokers will have to butt out or leave the property at all three hospitals in the west Rainy River District.


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