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Second annual RRHS Talent Show packed with entertainment

Ken Johnston
Editor

It was jam packed with talent and all performances were a big hit with the 200 people on hand for Rainy River High School's 2nd Annual Talent night last Wednesday.

Pinewood man awaits bail hearing

by Ken Johnston
Editor

A Pinewood man, charged with attempted murder and production of a controlled substance, was slated to make a brief court appearance Monday.

Fire claims Big Grassy Clinic

Ken Johnston
Editor

Last Monday Big Grassy First Nation was devastated by a fire that took one of its most essential service buildings.

Big Island opens new $1.1 million band office

Ken Johnston
Editor

Last Thursday the residents of Big Island First Nation and guests officially opened their new Band Office.

Hydro cash is in the bank

Ken Johnston
Editor

Monday evening Rainy River Town Council held one of its shortest regular meetings on record.

LoW track team to send competitors to State

by Ken Johnston
Editor

From 60 kids competing for the Lake of the Woods Schools track teams emerged 15 who travelled to compete in Sections over the weekend. Of those, four Rainy River kids participated in the competitions that would determine who goes to State (equivalent of the All Ontarios).

Lakehead University wins award

Thunder Bay, June 1, 2001

Lakehead University Civil Engineers placed 16th overall in the prestigious national championship of the American Institute of Steel Construction/American Society for Civil Engineering Student Steel Bridge Competition, held at Clemson University in late May.

Ag funding set to flow from federal government

OTTAWA, June 1, 2001

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lyle Vanclief today announced that final measures have been carried out to transfer $500 million in federal assistance for the farm sector to provincial governments.

Ground broken for new movie theater

Ken Johnston
Editor

Last Wednesday morning a dream came one shovel closer to reality as the Baudette Community Foundation held ground breaking ceremonies for a new movie theater on Main Street in Baudette.

Teenager shot in Pinewood

by Ken Johnston
Editor

For the second time in as many years, the residents of Pinewood were rocked by gun fire Sunday morning when a teenage boy was allegedly shot by Lorenzo Lolli, 64, of Pinewood.

The teenager was hit in the head by a bullet and is recovering from non-life threatening injuries in the Rainy River Hospital.

Lolli was charged with Attempted Murder and Production of a Controlled Substance. He is being held in custody until a bail hearing which is scheduled for June 7, 2001.

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