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Tue, 2016-04-19 12:33
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...
Tue, 2016-04-12 10:44
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...
Tue, 2016-04-05 11:03
By Melanie Mathieson Gardening Guru Frost heave happens when a soil, such as a garden soil is subjected to on going freezing and thawing temperatures. The pressure created from alternating freezing and thawing lifts the soil and creates pockets within the soil. If this occurs repeatedly the soil will heave upwards, out of the ground. The result leaves humps of soil and possibly plants laying on the soil surface, with exposed roots. This obviously can cause further damage to both the plants and the soil.
Wed, 2016-03-30 09:51
By Walter Wagner President Comrades, if you have made it this far, you have survived the Ides of March and you are ready for April Fools Day. Read more...
Tue, 2016-03-22 10:39
By Walter Wagner President We are back from the District 7 Spring Rally. We learned that the District Commander was busy helping some branches with various problems. One branch can’t field an executive. Read more...
Tue, 2016-03-22 10:38
Easter was once a great selling season. I remember walking into Wilkin’s Flower and China shop located on Scott Street and walking to the rear of the retail space and choosing either an Easter Lilly for my mother or a pink Hydrangea. They were and continue to be traditional flowers to exchange. Read more...
Tue, 2016-03-15 10:53
By Michael Dawber CEO/Librarian It feels like spring is here, and the Rainy River Public Library has a bumper crop of new books, eBooks and DVDs! Thanks to a grant from the Ontario Library Capacity Fund, we’ve added hundreds of new titles. Read more...
Tue, 2016-03-15 10:52
By Walter Wagner President We are back from the sunny climate of Florida, managed a few days of sunburn sitting beside a pool. It was very nice to return to a lack of snow. It is with a heavy heart that the Legion notes the passing of our artillery man Robert Kellner. Read more...
Tue, 2016-03-08 10:44
By Gary Sliworsky OMAFRA Rep. There is still a fair amount of snow around but it is always good to plan ahead. Following is part 1 of an article on frost seeding. This article will deal with time of seeding, equipment, and site selection. Read more...
Tue, 2016-03-01 13:21
By Melanie Mathieson Gardening Guru By now you have your seedlings started and they are growing successfully. With a few more tips, you will get the best from these seedlings so when you plant them outdoors you will have strong plants that will get a jump on the gardening season. Read more...