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Local Food Week is June 1st to the 7th

By Gary Sliworsky

Enjoying trees for generations

Fort Frances trees are in full bloom. In front yards, back yards, trees are full of blooms. The flowering crabs in front of the court house àre full of brilliant pink flowers. As you drive through our town, the variety of pinks is amazing. Everything from soft baby pinks to robust deep reds, fuchsia are in their glory.

How to control Turnip pests

By Melanie Mathieson
Gardening Guru

I will be running again

It has been a tremendous honour to have been elected to serve as your Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay – Rainy River for the past six years, and I am hopeful that you will see fit to provide wit

Owls' Ongoings: RRHS and LoWHS hold a mini "We" day

By Taylor Armstrong
RRHS Co-president
All year, Rainy River High School and Lake of the Woods High Schools have been planning our biggest event; Mini We Day!

Tried and true gardening tips

By Melanie Mathieson
Gardening Guru

Legion Chat: 90th year of the Legion

By Walter Wagner

Library Corner: A bumper crop of new books

By Michael Dawber
Rainy River – Spring is finally here, and the Rainy River Public Library has a bumper crop of new books!

Avian influenza advice for flock owners

By Gary Sliworsky

NDP can not support the budget

After much stalling and anticipation federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver finally rose to present his budget to parliament this week, but it’s clear that the Conservative’s only plan is to help the


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