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Senior Friendship Group tours Vancouver aquarium via video

Twenty people had a very fine day on Feb 26, 2003 at the depot.

Con. College and Lakehead U. get $11.4 million for training initiatives

Major new training and academic initiatives at Thunder Bay’s Confederation College and Lakehead University

Legion Chat: Chipper Bourre takes district cribbage title

Linda Johnston

As usual there is lots going on at Branch #54. Many Comrades are in to visit with friends and acquaintances.

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.

Norwossa Champs!

Ken Johnston

Gold is such a precious metal and winning it is even more precious!

Local skaters figure for medals

Submitted by Sherri Pirkl

Four figure skaters from Rainy River attended the Celebrate Magic on Ice.

Wisconsin team wins RR tournament

Ken Johnston

The annual Rainy River Recreation Board Men’s Hockey Tournament ended with both players and fans on edge as it came right down to the wire Sunday.

Traffic down, enforcement same at RR customs

Ken Johnston

Despite being down 2% over 2001, 200,603 vehicles entered Canada at Rainy River in 2002.

Olsons win big at Morson ice fishing derby

Ken Johnston

It was a cold wintery day, but there were still 176 hearty souls that participated in the 6th Annual Morson Ice Fishing Derby.

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.

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