RRHS Sr. Girls Basketball team are NWOSSA Champs for 2015-16. Back row, l. to r., Alia Big George, Madison Brown, Calli Vandenbrand, Morgan Haw, Kyra Gouliquer, Sarah Whetzel and Coach Rebecca Tolen. Fr. row, l. to r., Abbey Tolen, Bethany Sinninghe, Hayley Arpin, Kendra Moen, Kira Olson and Meghan Jewett.
Korean War Veteran, Harry Arnould, escorted by Legion Sgt. At Arms Ron Mondor, lay a wreath at the Rainy River Cenotaph as part of Remebrance Day services.
RRHS students latest "We Care Initiative" involved honouring the local Legion and all it represents. WCI students and staff members created a beautiful stained glass inlay on a giant stepping stone to honour the Legion. Weather permitting it will be installed at the court yard of RRHS this fall. Monday morning Legion President Walter Wagner was shown the tribute. Fr. l. to r., Halina Chjoko-Bolec, John LaPlante, Katherine Williams, Pres. Walter Wager, Sheila Hansen, Amy Dyck, Gregg Armistead and Morgan McDermid. It took more than a week of volunteer time to complete.
Last week public meetings were held in Rainy River and Baudette to show people concepts relating to the replacement of the international bridge in 2018. After reviewing many many many possible bridge designs, the public was shown a short list of five possible designs that would work here.
Monday morning, the dream of many skateboarders and many volunteers came one step closer to reality!
The concrete pad, 60'X80', was poured on the west side of the Rainy River arena. For many years volunteers have been fundraising to erect a Sk8 Park in Rainy River. Above, Shane Gulbrandsen, Mickey Gustafson and Wes Blight screed the first eight yards of concrete.