Local News

Steel Magnolias hits the stage in Warroad

Julie Jones
Warroad Summer Theatre

Warroad Summer Theatre announces “Steel Magnolias” to be performed June 10-13 and 17-20, 2004.


Sturgeon Creek school wins junior track meet

Ken Johnston

With the Olympics only weeks away, it seemed only fitting that athletes from across the district converged on Riverview School last week to compete in two track and field meets.


MNDM looking for roomies

Ken Johnston

The Town of Rainy River could be getting some roommates in the not to distant future and it could save all taxpayers some money and possibly provide better services.


Centennial committee opts to waive fee increase

News Release
Rainy River Centennial Committee

Six weeks and counting until Centennial Homecoming Weekend


Morson Women’s Institute moves annual fish fry to July 4th

Rosemary Laevens
Morson W.I.

It was decided at the May 20, 2004, meeting of the Morson WI to sponsor a fish fry at the Morson Hall on Sunday, July 4th.


Intermediate Track

Ken Johnston

On Thursday nine schools sent grade 7 and 8 students to Riverview for the Intermediate Track meet.


LoW councillor resigns

Ruth Brett
Contributor

The Lake of the Woods Township Council met on June 2nd at the Bergland Hall instead of the council Chambers, due to the large number of community members expected to attend.


Province to fix election dates

News Release - Provincial Government

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and Michael Bryant, Minister Responsible for Democratic Renewal, today introduced legislation that would set fixed dates for elections, calling it an important step to strengthen Ontario’s democracy.


Conservative candidate pledges to do away with red tape and gun registry

Ken Johnston

Conservative candidate for the Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding, David Leskowski, was busy working the streets of Rainy River last Thursday trying to drum up support for his bid to become the next Member of Parliament here.


Hospital physio still covered by OHIP

News Release - RHCF

Delisting of Physiotherapy Services in Ontario Budget Riverside Health Care Facilities advised that physiotherapy service provided in hospital outpatient departments will not be affected by the announcement that community-based physiotherapy (ie.OHIP Schedule Five) will be de-listed from OHIP.


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