Local News

Lady Bears take 2nd at tourney

Coach Michael Mosher

The Lake of the Woods 15U team took second place in the “Frozen Five” girl’s tournament in New Richmond, WI the weekend of Feb 14.


RR CWL turns 50

Jack Elliott

On February 15, 1953, thirty-two women from Our Lady of Good Counsel signed a charter in Rainy River to form the Parish‚s Catholic Women’s League.


K of C ethnic supper deemed a cultural success

Jack Elliott

Sunday evening residents from across the District and Northern Minnesota enjoyed an Ethnic Supper buffet at the Parish Hall of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Rainy River.


Stratton pair off to national curling championships

Ken Johnston

A pair of Stratton ladies will be competing in the Canadian National Women’s University Curling Championships March 26-30, 2003 in Regina, Sask.


FF chamber looking for exhibitors at spring home show

With only 82 days until the newly revamped Home & Leisure Show is unveiled, the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is urging businesses to book their space now


Nordin wins 46th RR Men’s spiel

Ken Johnston

It came right down to the last shot at the 46th Annual Rainy River Men’s Curling Bonspiel Sunday.


Farmers say Bill 81 is vague and could be very costly

Ken Johnston

Thursday morning 27 farmers gathered at the Rainy River Legion to listen to five presenters voice concerns about Bill 81, The Nutrient Management Act.


Local teachers recognized for putting tecnology in the classroom

Ken Johnston

Riverview School’s teachers Anne Caradice and Debbie Wagner were recently honoured by the Rainy River District Board of Education for putting technology in the classroom.


LoW girls finish fourth at Warroad tourney

Michael Mosher

The Lake of the Woods 15U team captured fourth place in a six team tournament in Warroad the weekend of Feb 7.


Rainy River Ambulance Service moves to new home

Ken Johnston

Ambulance services in Rainy River had come a long ways from the days where the local funeral director used a hearse to attend to ambulance calls; back in the 1950s and 60s.


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