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What has gone on before us

Howard Hampton, MPP
Kenora–Rainy River Riding

I want to encourage people across Ontario to get involved in Remembrance Day ceremonies, to take the time to acquaint themselves with what has gone before us.What has gone on before us

Kids raise over $2,600 for figure skating

Ken Johnston

29 kids skated figures that added up to more than $2,600 two Sunday’s ago.
The Rainy River Figure Skating Club (RRFSC) began its season with its annual skate-a-thon. It is the club’s biggest fund raiser of the year and helps keep the cost of joining the club down.

Bergland school adopted by

Ken Johnston

Someone really big is helping someone fairly small.
Each year Wal-Mart stores across Canada each choose a school to adopt and help out. This year the Fort Frances Wal-Mart has chosen McCrosson-Tovell School in Bergland.

Two LoW/RR runners advance to state

Section 8A Cross Country Meet
Hawley Golf and Country Club, Hawley

*Personal Record (-minutes:seconds faster)
Girls Varsity (4000 meters)
Madie Heinrich, 18th, 18:10
Shantelle Davidson, 25th, 18:23

Time for a shot in the arm

Ken Johnston

It is a real shot in the arm!

The Ontario universal flu shot program continues to gain popularity. Every citizen in Ontario is entitled to a free influenza vaccination and in the Rainy River area more and more people are taking the government up on it.

Muskies are the Tiger of the water

Al Lowe

In all fresh water, there is no other fish like it. Big, streamlined, camouflaged, the Muskie has a devilish grin and a wicked set of teeth.

New strategy announced to test for BSE

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced its sample collection strategy to increase the number of cattle tested for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). The strategy includes communications to cattle producers and a financial reimbursement initiative.

RRHS best playoff hopes still alive with junior volleyball team

Ken Johnston

Still in the playoff hunt.
Rainy River High School’s first playoff hopes of the sports season lie with the 8 and 3 Junior Boys volleyball team.

No more trick, just treats

Ken Johnston

No more trick, just treats.
Rainy River Town Council held a special meeting last Friday in which they rescinded a motion they had passed earlier to move Halloween from October 31st to October 29th.

Special Poppy Coin issued to

Ken Johnston

The poppy is a symbol of remembrance and it is now being displayed on Canadian Quarters.

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