Local News

NDP candidate feels family the most important issue in riding

Ken Johnston

Family first. That is what New Democratic Party candidate John Rafferty says he will make his top priority if elected.


LoW/RR track team finish second at local meet

Ken Johnston
Editor

The Lake of the Woods/Rainy River track team hosted three other schools last Monday in Baudette and came out with a respectable second place finish overall.


Call MNR if you catch a tagged walleye

News Release
MNR

Between 100 and 150 walleye per day were tagged by Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Dryden District staff over a five-day period in the Dryden area.


RR council questioned about its rental practises

Ken Johnston

Rainy River town council met Monday evening and the main topic for the evening was rentals.


Rainy River student gets hockey scholarship at Royal Military College of Canada

News Release
RMC

The Royal Military College of Canada Varsity Hockey Team is proud to announce that Ryan McInerney of Rainy River has accepted a Full-Ride Scholarship to attend RMC starting in September 2004.


Nearly 350 entertained by SCAP’s spring benefit concert

Tina Mast
Contributor

On Friday evening May 7th the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program presented their Spring Benefit Concert. It was held at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.


Citizens speak out on alleged nepotism

Ruth Brett
Contributor

The Lake of the Woods Township Council met at Bergland on May 4th with Mayor Pizey, all Councillors, Clerk Giles, Road Supt, Pearson, and more than 42 visitors.


Kids and parents needs to be addressed at Early Years Centres

Ken Johnston

Amidst smiling faces and kids playing the Rainy River Early Years Centre held its official opening last Thursday.


Local musicians win top honours at district festival

Stephanie Hawkins
Music Teacher

Three individuals and one choir from the Rainy River/Stratton area will be receiving trophies at the Rainy River Festival Highlights Concert this upcoming Saturday evening.


Sturgeon Creek pair bring home regional science awards

Milt Guba
Correspondent

2004 Science Fair’s held at both Sturgeon Creek and Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program schools provided Excellent displays.


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