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Tue, 2016-05-10 10:47
By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting Monday. Council conducted the following business: •Contributed $1,000 in relief for the residents of Fort McMurray in light of the recent wildfires there. Read more...
Tue, 2016-05-10 10:46
By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River High School Senior Hayley Arpin did very well last week in North Bay at the 2016 Ofsaa Badminton Championships. Her ultimate goal was to medal in “B” Flight, but unfortunately came up just short. Read more...
Tue, 2016-05-10 10:44
By Ken Johnston Editor The annual Rainy River Trade Show is all set for this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be 26 booths full of information about businesses, organizations and product offerings such as food! Read more...
Tue, 2016-05-03 10:45
By Ken Johnston Editor It has been almost two years since Paul Caruso reopened Rainy River’s only gas station. Busy Beaver Fuels opened in May of 2014 and at that time was basically an empty building as the previous station had been closef for two years. Since that time Caruso has been working hard to build the business into a diverse place of commerce. Read more...
Tue, 2016-05-03 10:43
By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River’s annual trade show is shaping up fast! Organizers Richard Trenchard and Paul Caruso told the Record Friday that they have 16 booths filled already and five more that are pretty much committed to the show. Read more...
Tue, 2016-04-26 10:17
By Ken Johnston Editor The Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association kicked off their 2016 sale season by “moooving” 1,246 head through their sales barn in Stratton Saturday. Read more...
Tue, 2016-04-26 10:16
News Release OPP (KENORA, ON) -On Tuesday April 19, 2016, shortly after 6:00 pm., officers from the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a deceased male being located along the shoreline of Powder Island on Lake of the Woods. Members of the Kenora OPP Marine and Trails Unit and the Kenora Forensic Identification Unit attended the location on April 20 and recovered the male. Read more...
Tue, 2016-04-26 10:12
News Release OSSTF Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) teachers in District 5B, Rainy River have been engaged in a selective withdrawal of services since December 2015, and remain without a contract despite another day of negotiations this week. The union membership has grown increasingly frustrated with the Rainy River District School Board’s refusal to adequately address local issues at the bargaining table, and is today announcing that a full withdrawal of services, one day per week, will commence on April 27th, 2016.
Tue, 2016-04-26 10:11
By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River High School will be represented at the All Ontario Badminton Championships for the third time by Hayley Arpin! Read more...
Tue, 2016-04-26 10:10
By Ken Johnston Editor The “Eh Team” may soon be a household name like a similar television series was back in the 1980s. Only this time the action involves hunting and fishing by Rainy River’s Mark Nault. Read more....