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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.


Collision on LoW results in DUI charge

News Release OPP Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Marine and Trails Unit (MTU) have charged a Kenora man following a motor vehicle


Fort mill fined $150,000

News Release FORT FRANCES, ON - Resolute FP Canada Inc., operator of a paper mill, pleaded guilty and has been fined $150,000 after a worker was burned following an explosion of wood dust.


Cattle inspection station taken out of service at RR border

By Ken Johnston Editor The Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association held their Annual General Meeting in Stratton last Thursday at Our Lady of the Way School.


RR Fix it Club starts building its membership

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River now has it’s own “Fix it Club!” Thanks to space donated by the Town of Rainy River in its Public Works/Fire Hall building, a club recently formed.


Local cattlemen oppose national check-off increase

By Ken Johnston Editor At their Annual General Meeting last Thursday, members of the Rainy River Cattlemen’s expressed their opposition to a proposal to raise Check-off fees on sold cattle.


Fort woman wins $100,000 in lottery

News Release OLG Congratulations to Janet Holmes of Fort Frances for winning $100,000 with ENCORE (December 5, 2015 ONTARIO 6/49 draw).


Food bank brings in new year with some changes

By Ken Johnston Editor As the New Year begins the West End Food Bank in Rainy River has made some changes.


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