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River levels still high, but stable

Ken Johnston
Editor

Local officials and the Lake of the Woods Water Control Board (LWCB) were breathing a little bit easier, but just a little bit Monday when the issue of rising water levels was raised.

Cell tower in the works for Big Grassy First Nation

Ken Johnston
Editor

There was good news in the air for much of the Rainy River District last Wednesday when FedNor announced it will invest $449,000 for the delivery of high speed internet services via microwave towers.

Record moving to new web site address June 5th

Ken Johnston
Editor

We're moving!

Baudette Theater could be open September 1st

Ken Johnston
Editor

The Baudette Community Foundation is grateful to the community (which includes towns on both sides of the border) for its fabulous support.

River overflows its banks

Ken Johnston
Editor

Concerns rose Tuesday when they awoke to find water in many of their basements and a rapidly rising Rainy River.

Water levels become critical up stream

Staff

High waters and a lot of rain have officials concerned at Fort Frances.

Local control of electric utility switches off Thursday

Ken Johnston
Editor

This Thursday, 2:30 p.m. marks the end of nearly a century of local control of Rainy River's electric system. That is when Hydro One officially takes over the local electric utility, which was sold last fall by the previous town council.

Area fire depts. may be merged

Ken Johnston
Editor

Officials with both the Rainy River and Dawson Fire departments met last Friday to discuss several issues that included the possibility of amalgamating them.

Where the North Branch Fern grows

Ken Johnston
Editor

Tucked away in the woods of North Branch, some twenty miles north of Stratton, is a business that has literally grown over the years.

Rainy River Legion honours the heart of its organization

Ken Johnston
Editor

About 90 people gathered at the Rainy River Legion last Saturday night to pay tribute to many members who have been very active as volunteers in the club over the years.

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