Local News

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.


Our Lady of the Way School visited by Sask. exchange students

Ken Johnston
Editor

They came east; young men and women!
23 grade 6 & 7 students from Cando, Saskatchewan spent last week in Stratton at Our Lady of the Way School as part of a YMCA youth exchange.


River lowest since 1987

Ken Johnston
Editor

Last year in early June the residents along the Rainy River and Lake of the Woods were crying for the dams to be closed up stream to reduce flooding. This year the dams at both Fort Frances and Kenora remain open with just a trickle of water as lake and river levels have dropped to their lowest levels since 1987.


Water management crucial to rangeland grazing

Gary Sliworsky
Ag. Rep.

Water management is a crucial component of rangeland grazing systems that affects the bottom line for ranchers and the health of the environment.


Two RR teens attend T. Bay chess tourney

Ken Johnston
Editor

Two Rainy River teens travelled to Thunder Bay to try and checkmate the competition over the weekend.


Centennial dinner will likely feel the prom pinch

Ken’s
Korner

This weekend will mark the start of a celebration that should rival the likes of the 75th and 90th anniversary celebrations.


Royals beat by Fort team

Ken Johnston
Editor

The Rainy River Royals fastball team split their games last week hammering Big Grassy Tuesday and then losing to Sight and Sight on Thursday.


LoW to send runners and jumper to section track meet

Ken Johnston
Editor

Several team members are just a hop, skip and a jump away from going the state track meet after last week’s sub-section meet at Baudette.


Track teams kick some butt at local conference meet

Ken Johnston
Editor

Lake of the Woods track teams leapt out ahead of the competition in a conference meet at home last week.


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