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Tue, 2016-06-21 11:05
News Release Are you experiencing problems with your vision? Do you have diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration or a family history of eye disease? If you answered yes, please contact your optometrist, family doctor, nurse practitioner or diabetes educator to determine if you may benefit from a referral to the CNIB Eye Van. Read more...
Tue, 2016-06-21 11:00
News Release Fed. Govt. The Government of Canada remains committed to a strong, secure, and efficient border with the United States. The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, today introduced legislation in the House of Commons that will allow the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to collect routine biographic information on all travellers exiting Canada. Read more...
Tue, 2016-06-14 10:33
News Release RRDSB At its June 7, 2016 Board Meeting held at the Education Centre in Fort Frances, the Rainy River District School Board honoured community partners, and the bus driver of the year, along with employees achieving 25 years of service and retirees. Read more...
Tue, 2016-06-14 10:30
By Ken Johnston Editor Due to job action by the public school board teachers, administrators Michelle Mosbeck and Jim Chorney had to take up the reins on the annual RRHS Academic/Athletic Awards assembly. Mosbeck served as emcee and chorney bbq’d food for those present after the awards were all presented. Here are the awards as presented: Read more...
Tue, 2016-06-14 10:17
By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Town Council met Monday evening to conduct its regularly monthly business. The agenda was a typical summer agenda, very light with the meeting only taking 28 minutes. Council did spend some money, buying a new grader for the public works crew to use around town. It cost $40,000 with trade-in rebates of $5,000. Read more...
Tue, 2016-06-14 10:16
By Ken Johnston Editor Plans to build a new consolidated school in Rainy River hit a brick wall last week. The Rainy River District School Board received a letter from the Ministry of Education denying the board’s proposed business case under the 2015-2016 School Consolidation Capital Grant program for the construction of a new K-12 public school in Rainy River. Read more...
Tue, 2016-06-07 09:55
By Heather Latter Fort Frances Times School yards across the district will be seeing enhancements this summer thanks to the Playground Reinvestment Initiative that directly supports the well-being of students in the Rainy River District School Board.
Tue, 2016-06-07 09:54
By Ken Johnston Editor For the past decade volunteers from the Rainy River District have been travelling to Guatemala, South America, to help provide a better life for its impoverished citizens. Last Saturday about 40 people from the district gathered at the Rainy River Evangelical Covenant Church in Rainy River to hold their first ever Guatemala Day!
Tue, 2016-05-31 11:06
The first Flag Day in Rainy River drew a crowd of about 40. They stood in the rain in Forest Lawn Cemetery as Rainy River Legion President Walter Wagner, who also organized the event, spoke about and thanked all the veterans buried there. Three wreathes were laid at the Legion cairn located in the cemetery. Read more...
Tue, 2016-05-31 11:03
By Lucinda Meyers Principal I had been developing a landscaping plan for the front of the school with Paul Olsen, a local landscaper. As we were working through the plan I received a call from Dixie Watson, the daughter of Iris McQuaker. Iris had taught at Riverview School for many years and they wanted to honor her memory. Read more...