Local News

Bridge traffic delayed by mishap

By Ken Johnston
Editor
Traffic on the international bridge at Rainy River and Baudette was delayed around lunch time last Wednesday due to an accident.


Riverview Royals win district basketball title

By Joey Payeur
Fort Frances Times
Once is a fluke, twice is a pattern.
Three times? That’s just dominance to which one can only tip their hat.


Eh Team gets a bigger TV deal

By Ken Johnston
Editor
Local sportsmen and soon to be television personalities, Mark Nault and Chris Chudzy, received some trophy sized news two weekends ago!


Cattle prices remain high at spring sale

By Ken Johnston
Editor
Spring has truly arrived for area members of the Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association! On Saturday they held their annual Spring Feeder Sale a the Stratton Sales Barn.


Ontario Govt. proposes selling beer in grocery stores

In the biggest change since the repeal of prohibition, Ontario is expanding beer sales to up to an additional 450 locations across the province to give Ontarians more convenience and choice...


Moose hunters will see 15 per cent tags this year

News Release
MNR
Ontario is changing how moose are hunted to respond to concerns about the moose population in certain parts of the province.


Tile drainage program approved

News Release
MNDM


Arpin advances to All Ontarios

By Ken Johnston
Editor
Senior Rainy River High School badminton player, Hayley Arpin, smashed the competition at the NWOSSAA playoffs last Thursday in Thunder Bay!


Calling all vendors! RR Trade Show is May 9th!

By Ken Johnston
Editor
Be sure to mark May 9th on your calendar! It is the date of the 9th Annual Rainy River Trade Show!


John Armstrong inducted into Railway Hall of Fame

Editor's Note: John Armstrong grew up in Rainy River and still has family here.


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