You are here

Local News

More bears roam into town

Ken Johnston
Editor

The danger was bear-ly contained last Wednesday when a number of wild bears strayed into town.

Pinewood Catholic church struck by lightning

Ken Johnston
Editor

Prayers and the determination of volunteer firemen from three area fire departments saved the catholic church in Pinewood from burning to the ground Tuesday.

Former RR man wins gold medal

by Ken Johnston
Editor

Dave Ducasse, formerly of Rainy River, did extremely well at the provincial special olympics in Sault Ste. Marie two weekends ago.

Movie theater on schedule for September 1st opening

by Ken Johnston
Editor

The new theater is going up as planned, and we should be seeing movies in it this September.

Council passes tax rates for 2001

Ken Johnston
Editor

Monday evening the Rainy River Town Council passed its 2001 tax rates. Town Administrator, Deb Bowman, said after the meeting that the rates remained the same as last year, with the exception of education which declined slightly.

Council seeks disaster declaration for RR

Ken Johnston
Editor

Rainy River Town Council held a special meeting Saturday morning to try and get Rainy River declared a disaster area by the provincial government.

Fargo team wins Pinewood fastball tourney

Ken Johnston
Editor

Pinewood fastball action was hotter than the weather was on the weekend.

High winds wreaked havoc on Emo area last Tuesday

Milt Guba

There were storm warnings out by Environment Canada for Monday night and through Tuesday but it was not until the early hours of Tuesday morning that the district got a shock of high winds, showers and thunderstorms that came suddenly with intense severity.

Homeowners faced as much as six feet of sewage in basements

Ken Johnston
Editor

Rain, rain go away... don’t come back another day!
That was the chant echoing through Rainy River and several communities along Highway 11 after torrential rains fell quickly and steadily July 31, 2001.

Glen Crackel wins his fourth RR Open

Ken Johnston
Editor

Glen Crackel joined an elite group of individuals by winning the 28th Annual Rainy River Legion Open Golf Tournament on Monday.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Local News