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Students take part in K of C Free Throw Competition

By Nicole Robinson Students at Our Lady of the Way School participated in the annual Knight’s of Columbus Free Throw. The student’s did awesome and showed their skills at shooting baskets. Read more...

Sixth Street to get new sewer and water lines

By Ken Johnston Editor Residents living on Sixth Street in Rainy River will be the center of construction land this summer! Rainy River town council held a special meeting last Wednesday afternoon to proceed with an infrastructure project on Sixth.

Fort Frances Farmers' Market to close

Submitted by Rick Neilson Clover Valley Farmers Market Closing - Selling Assets After more than 25 years of operating, Clover Valley Farmers Market is closing its doors and selling all assets including the three acres of land and buildings on McIrvine Road, just north of Canadian Tire in Fort Frances. Read more...

Fix It Club on hold for now

By Ken Johnston Editor It seems Rainy River’s Fix It Club, needs a little fixing before it can get to work! President Len Ricci said the club members met with members of RR Town Council and there needs to be some footwork done before they can begin operating in the north end of the Town Garage. Read more...

Owls off to All Ontario Volleyball!

By Aaron Short RRHS Sports After losing in the NorWOSSA finals to St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (TA), the Owls senior girls volleyball team still had something to look forward too, NWOSSA. Read more...

4–H doles out annual awards in Stratton

By Ken Johnston Editor The Rainy River District 4–H Association gathered in Stratton on Friday for their annual awards banquet. About 150 people were in attendance including special guests. Read more...

Missing man found on LoW

A 45 year old Manitoba man has been located safely after police were called about an overdue snow machine. On Tuesday February 16, 2016 around 6:00 pm... Read more...

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 economic growth and tourism in the north. The spring bear hunt pilot expansion will include: Extending the pilot by an additional five years, through 2020 Read more...

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). The role of the RCPAG is to provide public input into the rule curves study and to distribute information about the study to their communities. The RCPAG will also review and comment on study board reports and advise the study board on the responsiveness of the study process to public concerns.

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. Students made hats, built towers from cups and painted an enormous banner. On Tuesday a pancake breakfast was held to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Read more...

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