Local News

Agri-news: 2003 has been a challenging year

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

The new year is almost here and once again it is a reminder of how quickly time passes. It is also an opportunity to stop and reflect on what has happened this past year, even though we might prefer to forget it.

Todd Armstrong revs his way to moto-cross podium

Ken Johnston

The roar of the engines, the altitude of the jumps and a whole lot of adrenaline kept Todd Armstrong, formerly of Rainy River, right at the top of the Manitoba Moto Cross racing circuit this past summer.

Salvation Army will provide hampers in RR this Christmas

Ken Johnston

Despite rumours to the contrary the army is coming to Rainy River this Christmas.

Organizers and volunteers deserve high praise for Santa parade


Ho... ho.... ho.... holy! What a parade!

Warroad wins Rainy men’s tourney

Ken Johnston

It was Hockey Weekend in Rainy River!

Kids encouraged to talk fire safety with parents

Ken Johnston

Grades 1-5 were given a very important safety message last week when retired RR Fire Chief Dan Furyk and RR Volunteer Fireman Andre Bremault visited Riverview School.

CIBC turns 100

Ken Johnston

As Rainy River’s centennial approaches, a number of its pillars also have reached or will be reaching that milestone and CIBC is one of them.

Rainy River Tae Kwon students pass their first test day

Ken Johnston

Last Saturday eight members of the Rainy River Tae Kwon Do club took part in the clubs first ever test day in the gymnasium at Rainy River High School.

Henry Philip Jarvis, 88

November 8, 1915 - November 23, 2003
It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Henry (Bud) Philip Jarvis on November 23, 2003 at the Rainy River Health Centre in Rainy River, Ontario.

Centennial committee raises about $3,500 with the help of “Ivanka” last Saturday

Jack Elliott
RR Centennial Committee

Rainy River and area citizens were treated to to the comedy of “Ivanka” last Saturday at the Rainy River Community Centre. The event was held to raise money to help pay for the Rainy River Centennial festivities next year and it raised about $3,500 for the cause. Just over 200 tickets were sold for the event.

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