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Spring bear hunt expanded

News Release MNR Ontario is expanding the spring bear hunting pilot to gather further information to assess concerns voiced by northern communities about human-bear conflicts, and to support econom


Mayor Ewald to sit on water levels board

News Release IJC (February 16, 2016) The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce the membership of the Rainy-Namakan Lakes Rule Curves Review Public Advisory Group (RCPAG).


Stratton students making blankets for sick children

By Nicole Robinson Students and staff at Our Lady of the Way school enjoyed a busy week of activities. Monday saw the students celebrating 100 days of school.


$1.1 million to help boost economic development here

Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNo


Two more teams are NORWOSSA bound

By Aaron Short RRHS Sports The Owls wrapped up the regular season for court season 2 last week.


RRHS Mixed curlers win gold!

By Joey Payeur FF Times Rainy River High School's Curling teams had "Mixed" results at the NORWOSSA curling finals at the Fort Frances Curling Club on Feb. 8-9.


OLWS NEWS: During Lent we will embark on a project of giving

By Nicole Robinson OLWS The first week of February was marked by JK/SK Registration Week at Our Lady of the Way School.


RR Library helping the province see return on investment

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Public Library is one of a handful of libraries in Northern Ontario helping to study a Return Of Investment for the provincial government.


Council dealt with many money matters Monday

By Ken Johnston Editor Town council held its regular monthly meeting Monday and most of it dealt with money. The biggest item on the agenda, money wise, was the passing of an interim tax bylaw.


Risk from Zika virus said to be low here

News Release January 29, 2016–Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care and Dr.


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