Local News

Our Lady of the Way School officially opens new building

Ken Johnston
Editor

With a whole lot of free elbow grease, some fundraising and funding from the Northwest District Catholic School Board, a new structure was build at Our Lady of the Way School this spring.


RRHS student wins grant money to start a small business this summer

Ken Johnston
Editor

Rainy River High School student Matt Neilson has been awarded a grant that he will use to create his own summer job.


Railroad Daze is just around the corner

Monique Gall
Rec. Director

Just a friendly reminder that our annual Railroad Daze is just around the corner. This year the date is July 18, 19 and 20th.


RRHS honours its best athletes and academics

Ken Johnston
Editor

The cream of the athletic and academic crops were honoured at the annual Rainy River High School awards banquet last Thursday evening.


Windy Bay Lodge is now Harris Hill Resort

Ken Johnston
Editor

With a new name and spirited enthusiasm, Cheryl and Gary Gauthier have resurrected the former Windy Bay Lodge as Harris Hill Resort near the mouth of the Rainy River on Lake of the Woods.


Three local kids dance at Metrodome with Jusf for Kix

Ken Johnston
Editor

Three kids from the Bergland area recently travelled to the Metrodome in Minneapolis to have an experience of a lifetime.


Bugs can have a severe impact on cattle

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

Biting and blood-sucking insects can have a powerful, often underestimated impact on cattle grazing behavior and the health of rangelands, according to a livestock parasitology expert.


Local students to be published in poetry anthology

Ken Johnston
Editor

The english students in Carolyn Kreger’s grade 2/3 class at Riverview School in Rainy River had earned yet another honour.


Kuzyk returns from All Ontarios, but not speechless

Ken Johnston
Editor

While he finished a respectable middle of the pack, Kam Kuzyk of Rainy River said his trip to Toronto for the provincial French speech competitions was tops in his books!


Fundraiser gets new twist

Ken Johnston
Editor

With Railroad Daze 2003 just around the corner plans are underway for all kinds of activities, both old and new.


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