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Blackleg is a soil-borne disease

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

Blackleg is a disease of cattle, and less frequently of sheep, caused by a soil-borne bacterium. The disease develops rapidly in affected animals and often death occurs before the owner has noticed any sickness in the herd.


Water levels very low in region

Ken Johnston
Editor

The river runs dry...
Well not quite but tributaries into the Rainy River are all extremely low this spring which has prompted the Lake of the Woods and Rainy Lake Water Control Boards to reduce outflows of their respective lakes to the lowest outflow allowed in their governing rule curves.


Kam Kuzyk off to All Ontario speech championships

Ken Johnston
Editor

He says it is not something that comes naturally, but the judges beg to differ when it comes to Kam Kuzyk’s public speaking skills.


Season wraps up for youth hockey players

Ken Johnston
Editor

Last Monday evening about 300 people from both Rainy River and Baudette gathered to break bread and honour the 150 minor hockey players that participated in the program this past year.


Riverview school honours its achievers

Ken Johnston
Editor

Recently the entire student body at Riverview Elementary School gathered to honour some of their own.


Visiting hours closed due to S.A.R.S. threat

Ken Johnston
Editor

If you have a loved one sick in the hospital they will likely not get to see you until they are better.


Stratton woman 2 inches shy of gold at nationals

Ken Johnston

Two teams with connections to Stratton competed in the national university curling championships two weekends ago and one of them nearly won it all!


A heartfelt thanks

Dear Editor,
My husband and I have been attending the weekly session of the Heart to Heart Program set up by Nicole Therrien, Nurse Practitioner. With her unique charm and delightful accent, Nicole certainly created a warm, welcoming and comfortable setting to deliver valuable information and permit open and trusting communication among members of the group.


DARE program now taught at the high school level

Ken Johnston

The DARE program has gone to a “high”er place!


DARE program now taught at the high school level

Ken Johnston
Editor

The DARE program has gone to a “high”er place!
After several years of successfully holding the DARE program at the elementary school level, local Ontario Provincial Police Officers are now teaching at the high school level in both Rainy River and Fort Frances.


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