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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...

$1.1 million to help boost economic development here

Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $1,185,000 in support of two projects that will help boost business development... read more...

Two more teams are NORWOSSA bound

By Aaron Short RRHS Sports The Owls wrapped up the regular season for court season 2 last week. They ended their season with away games for the juniors as well as two home games the first of which happened on Tuesday when they hosted the Ignace Falcons. Read more...

RRHS Mixed curlers win gold!

By Joey Payeur FF Times Rainy River High School's Curling teams had "Mixed" results at the NORWOSSA curling finals at the Fort Frances Curling Club on Feb. 8-9. The RRHS Owls mixed team won the gold medal in its five-team division with a 3-1 record... read more...

OLWS NEWS: During Lent we will embark on a project of giving

By Nicole Robinson OLWS The first week of February was marked by JK/SK Registration Week at Our Lady of the Way School. Read more...

RR Library helping the province see return on investment

By Ken Johnston Editor Rainy River Public Library is one of a handful of libraries in Northern Ontario helping to study a Return Of Investment for the provincial government. Read more....

Council dealt with many money matters Monday

By Ken Johnston Editor Town council held its regular monthly meeting Monday and most of it dealt with money. The biggest item on the agenda, money wise, was the passing of an interim tax bylaw. Read more...

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