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Legion Chat: Heather Anderson wins $1,000 dance

By Walter Wagner President It was a good dance and it was nice to see a full house. The $1000 winner was Heather Anderson. There will be a General Meeting on Wednesday, April 27 at 8 p.m. Read more...

Not as easy as they look!

Those Do It Yourself television programs sure make fixing up your house look easy. I have watched in awe as they repair things so easily it makes me say "If they can do that so can I!" I have tackled many projects over the years and this past Sunday I thought I was going to film an episode of Easy DIY! NO SUCH LUCK! Read more...

High school teachers to begin strike action Wednesday

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.

Ann Jason, 96

Ann Jason
March 13, 1920-April 12, 2016

Former RR woman competing in national talent contest

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River’s own Shantelle Davidson needs your help to elevate her music career! Davidson, who hails from Rainy River lives in Alberta where she works full time but has also been aspiring to develop a music career as well. Last summer she released an album and at present she is a contestant on CBC’s Searchlight. Searchlight is CBC music’s search for best up and coming artist in Canada. Read more...

Extening the colour in your garden

By Melanie Mathieson Gardening Guru At first glance, you may think that the words ever-blooming and perennials would not occur in the same sentence. I assure you that there are some perennials that are considered ever-blooming, many of which will grow in Zone 4. Read more...

Publisher's Pen: Plenty of activities in the district!

This is a busy weekend coming up. The district should be moving with so many events to take in. There will be lots of reasons to travel up and down the highway Friday and Saturday. Read more...

Council supports the return of subsidized passenger bus service

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River town council held a summer like meeting Monday with a very light agenda. •Finance Committee Chair Pat White reported that her committee is working on the upcoming budget and urged all sub-committees wanting items included in the budget to bring forth their requests as soon as possible. Read more...

Agri-News: What's new for the 2016 Census of Agriculture?

By Gary Sliworsky OMAFRA Rep. Census by Internet: fast and easy All Canadian farm operators will receive a letter at the beginning of May 2016 with instructions on how to complete the questionnaire online. Read more...

Pets play such a big part of our lives

If you have a pet you know how big a role they play in our lives and how hard it is to see them sick or injured. Read more...

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