Local News

Centennial registrations approaching 2000

Jack Elliott

Registration returns are about to go over the 1900 mark for Rainy River’s Centennial Homecoming weekend.

Welfare recipients get a raise

News Release
Ontario Government

Ontarians who rely on the province’s social assistance programs will see their first increase in 11 years.

Do you have a family treasure?

Anne Mailloux
Knox United Church

One of the more unique activities at this years Centennial Celebrations will be the opportunity to visit and learn with antique appraiser, Dr. John Cooper.

Recreation Board to host Railroad Daze ball tournament this weekend

Shane Aikenhead
Assistant Rec Director

The Hannam Park Canteen has been up and running since the end of June.

No tax hikes - Council passes 2004 budget

Ken Johnston

Town council passed the 2004 budget Monday evening with 0% tax increases for all property owners.

Local boy finishes 4th in the nation

Ken Johnston

Rainy River’s Marty Johnston competed in the Canadian Chess Championships last week in Kapuskasing, Ont.

A safe and enjoyable night

Bob McGreevy
RRHS Principal

“A ton of fun.” That’s how one student described Rainy River High School‚s first Chem Free grad party in recent years. More than forty students participated in the evening’s activities which included: inflatable games such as boxing, velcro wall, bungee run and obstacle course as well as basketball, video and card games, and the OPP Sim Car.

RR Open set to tee-off Aug. 2nd Golfers need to sign up soon

Rules and Pre-Registrations for the Rainy River Open Golf Tournament were released today by the Rainy River Golf Tournament Committee. This year’s annual event will be held on Monday, August 2 to coincide with Rainy River’s Centennial Homecoming Weekend.

Angling pressures continue to grow

Ken Johnston

Walleye population making a recovery here.
Keeping a close eye on one of our most precious resources is a big job and recently the Ministry of Natural Resources released their latest edition of the Ontario-Minnesota Boundary Waters Fishery Atlas to let the public in on how the fishery’s health is.

A feast for one’s eyes

News Release
RR Centennial Committee

Rainy River spruces up for centennial.
Hanging baskets are gracing newly painted lamp standards on Main St with a few more to go up on Atwood, at the town hall and in Hannam Park.

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