Local News

16th RRWT promises to be a great catch!

By Ken Johnston
The anglers have been practising, the tent is up, and the stage is set for the 16th Annual Rainy River Walleye Tournament.

Owls court teams open their season at home

By Aaron Short
RRHS Sports
The Rainy River Owls girls’ basketball and boys’ volleyball teams kicked off their season at home against the Pelican Falls Timberwolves last Tuesday.

Local schools raise money for cancer

By Ken Johnston

Atikokan's new biomass power plant fires up

News Release

Chamber to hold Amazing Race!

Submitted by
Richard Trenchard
It’s time for the Annual Rainy River & District Chamber of Commerce First Ever Amazing Race!

Back-to-back fires kept local fire depts. busy Friday evening

By Ken Johnston
Rainy River's volunteer Fire Department had a busy night this past Friday.

Candidates set to run for municipal offices

Editor's Note: The muncipal election date is October 27, 2014. Here are the candidates for communities across the area.
Rainy River
RRDSB Trustee
√Dianne McCormack -incumbent-acclaimed

Body recovered from lake

Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a missing person on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at approximately 10:30 pm near Sioux Narrows on Lake of the W

Some win, some lose in new OPP billing model

By Ken Johnston

Nearly $1.3 million in cattle sold at Stratton Saturday

By Ken Johnston
Cha-ching! That was the sound of nearly $1.3 million dollars in cattle going through the Stratton Sales Barn on Saturday!

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