Local News

Owl Theatre to present “It’s All Greek to Me

Laura Armstead
RRHS Teacher

For those of you who missed the High School’s Medieval Feast last year, you should get your tickets early for Rainy River High School’s next entertaining evening.


RRHS students raise over $4,000 for famine relief

Laura Armistead
RRHS Teacher

In the next 24 hours, more than 27,000 children will die because they don’t have enough food, safe water or medicine.


Girls high school hockey wraps up season

Submitted by
Carrie Hasbargen

The Lake of the Woods Girl’s Varsity Hockey Team held their banquet on Saturday, March 6, 2004 at the Rainy River Curling Club.


Electric prices volted up last Thursday

News Release
Ontario Government

The Ontario government’s new interim electricity pricing structure, which will replace the current 4.3 cent per kilowatt hour (kWh) price cap, goes into effect tomorrow.


RRHS students experience life in Costa Rica

Ken Johnston

It seems the southern destination that has been drawing this area’s residents this winter has been Costa Rica, but not for leisure time on the beaches.


Just for Kix bring home gold and bronze from Fargo

Jen Moeller
Contributor

The Baudette Just for Kix dance teams have again competed successfully under the direction of Amy Potts.


Fish shack owner charged

Ken Johnston

Last Tuesday the ice was not the only thing to go out in Rainy River. An abandoned ice fishing shack went with the ice.


Final flood cash flows out

News Release
Min. of Municipal Affairs

Seven northwestern Ontario communities will receive final relief payments under the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program.


Efficient feed utilization

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

Beef cattle producers will soon have a new simpler breeding tool to select for efficient feed utilization, one of the biggest costs in beef production. Scientists at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Research Centre in Lethbridge, in collaboration with a network of Alberta scientists and major breeding associations, are currently developing expected progeny differences (EPD) for this complex trait.


Local skater one of the highest ranked in the district, First a student, now a teacher

Ken Johnston
Editor

Skating before she could walk... well not quite but close!
Athena Pirkl, 17, of Rainy River, has been on figure skates since she was about four or five years of age and now is one of he highest ranked skaters in the Rainy River District.


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