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Morson ladies start Red Hat Society for fun

Ken Johnston

If you haven’t heard of them you have likely seen them.

No parking! Town restricts parking for safety reasons

Ken Johnston

That will be the case on all of 6th St, River Ave. West and Main St. starting on Thursday and running until Monday.

Ready to roll

Ken Johnston

He is as calm as before the storm as he can be.

It is party time!

Ken Johnston

The town is beautified, the big tent will soon be up and all that is left to do is party!

Local churches all more than 100 years old

Ken Johnston
Editor

Rainy River’s history would not be complete without looking at some of the historic churches in the community.

Town is ready for the big party

It’s down to the nitty-gritty!
With Rainy River’s Centennial Weekend looming just a week away, the Town is a beehive of activity getting everything in place for the Big Bash.

CN Hotel still doing the same business it was 100 years ago

Ken Johnston
Editor

For about 100 years the Canadian Northern Hotel has been a landmark fixture on Rainy River’s Skyline.

CIBC turned 100 in 2003

Ken Johnston
Editor

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

Doris, 92, and Clinton Park, 100, reflect on their lives in Rainy River

Ken Johnston
Editor

From horse and buggy to space travel. Clinton and Doris Park of Rainy River have seen it all in his 100 and her 92 years of living.

Happy 100th Birthday

Traffic on the Rainy River is recorded as early as 1688 or 1689 by Jacques de Noyon, a native of Trois Rivieres. He made the journey with a party of Indians who promised he would find a river emptying into the Western Sea (Lake Winnipeg). Later, voyageur traffic along the river, heading West, became heavy. In 1800, Alexander Henry remarked on the abundance of sturgeon. Alexander Mackenzie, in 1801, made the same observation and said, “This is one of the finest rivers in the North-West.”

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