Local News

New tools address rural health-care shortages

Press release

The results are in! New tools developed through the Ontario Rural Council are found to be useful for rural communities to address the chronic health human resource shortages.


Nordin defeats Bonot for mixed title

Joey Payeur

Bryan Bonot was having such a trying day, he even lost track of which stones he was supposed to throw.


The Great Beaver Search underway

Submitted by Jack Elliott

British Columbia may have its Bigfoot and Scotland its Loch Ness Monster, but closer to home, Rainy River has its own illusive celebrity—the Great Bea-ver.


Red Cross launches annual lottery

From the Red Cross

Buying a Red Cross lottery ticket for $40 can mean the chance of winning major prizes—and ensures humanitarian services are available in Ontario communities.


First Nations forestry program supported

Press release

Innovative forestry initiatives in First Nations communities will continue to receive support from the Government of Canada.


4–H honours the cream of its crop

Ken Johnston

4–H in Canada turns 90 this year and at least one of the awards at the annual Rainy River District 4–H Association Awards banquet, held last Friday in Stratton, dates back more than 30 of them.


War Amps to begin mailing out new key tags

As its popular key tags go out to Ontario residents starting this week, The War Amps is inviting the public to become part of the picture by supporting its many programs and services for amputees.


Farm Credit Canada launches new safety initiative

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has launched a new project to help improve safety on farm-related worksites across the country.


Seventeen citizens awarded Queen’s Jubilee Medals

Fort Frances - Kenora - Rainy River MPP Howard Hampton is pleased to announce the successful nomination of seventeen constituents to receive the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal


Hunting licence issuer fined $500

An Ignace hunting licence issuer has been fined $500 for failing to comply with licence-issuing procedures.


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