All the trees along Main Street had to be removed this spring due to the reconstruction of the street. But on Saturday, thanks to a grant from CNR and partners Tree Canada/Communities in Bloom, the first of many new trees was planted in front of Rainy River Drugs. Fr. l. to r., Ken Fosty-Tree Canada, RR Mayor Deb Ewald, Councillor Larry Armstrong, Jim Feeny of CNR and Councillor Susan Carpenter.
Greg Bombay, right, and his daughter, Tricia Bombay, said winning the RRWT was a dream come true. They were all smiles as they hoisted the trophy for the first time Saturday!
To see all our photos from the tournament click on Photos, then the RRWT 15 gallery at the left of this page.
everal people raided Len Ricci's pumpkin patch over the weekend in search of prize winning pumpkins for the upcoming festival. Back row, l. to r., Laurie Fairfield, Allan Hartnell and Len Ricci. Fr. l. to r. Madeline, Henry and Ava Hartnell, Anika Friesen, Colton Hartnell, Kenzie, Laine and Mike Fairfield.
Rainy River Town Crier delivered a proclamation last Wednesday congratulating Queen Elizabeth on becoming the longest reigning British Monarch in history!
Cruz Control won the Rainy River Labour Day Classic on Sunday when they beat Stratton 5-4 in extra innings! There were six teams vying for the title. Back row, l. to r., Austin Jack, John Desaulniers, Mike Jourdain, Matt Godin, Ron McGinnis and Brian Hook. Front row, l. to r., Fred Archie, Chris Jack, Donnie Gall, Nick Wepruk and Curtis Wepruk.