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Emo Health Centre to hold grand opening Wednesday

The newly redeveloped Emo Health Centre is truly a centre for health
care services.

RR Travel Centre honoured

Ken Johnston
Editor

Tourist season started about a month ago, but the local Tourist
Information Centre held its grand opening for the summer last Friday and Saturday.

RR Record wins national honour

The Rainy River Record received word last week that the paper has been honoured at the national newspaper competition with a blue ribbon for general excellence!

Bear shot at Hannam Park

Ken Johnston
Editor

Last Tuesday the first nuisance bear in several years wandered into
Rainy River in search of food.

Hannam Park beach still considered unsafe to swim at

Ken Johnston
Editor

The summer holidays have started and kids are not able to swim at the Hannam Park beach.

Locals to perform in Charolette’s Web this weekend

Ken Johnston
Editor

Four youngsters from Rainy River will be making their acting debuts this week in Baudette as they play roles in Charolette’s Web, being presented by Pequana Playhouse at the Lake of the Woods School.

Birders of feather study together

by Ken Johnston
Editor

Bird watching involves finely attuned hearing. At least that’s the case when Glenn Coady ‘s crew of birders from the Royal Ontario Museum are out in the field.

Fort Frances picked to host WHO in 2002

Fort Frances

The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Community Safety Promotion gave the nod to the Rainy River District, in North Western Ontario to host the 11th International Conference on Safe Communities in May of 2002. In making the announcement, Leif Svanstrom president of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Safe Communities, noted that the residents and businesses of that region have developed programs that are the envy of the world.

Health unit says Rainy River unsafe to swim in at Hannam Park

Ken Johnston
Editor

Hannam Park has been posted as “Unsafe for Swimming” by the Northwestern Health Unit.

RRHS honours its best

Ken Johnston
Editor

Many students were honoured at the annual Rainy River High School Athletic and Academic Awards ceremony last Wednesday.

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