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Mayor refects on 2015 and looks ahead

By Ken Johnston Editor “2015 was a very productive year for Rainy River!” said Mayor Debbie Ewald. Looking back at the previous year, things went much better for the town than they did in 2014. That was the year that the community fought off flood waters and was consumed by those efforts. Read more...

US customs donates to Ronald McDonald House

News Release US CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Baudette Port of Entry (POE) continues to support contributions to the Ronald McDonald House charities. Read more...

Elusive woodpecker and a robin seen during annual bird count

By Michael Dawber Librarian/CEO An elusive Black-backed Woodpecker was the star attraction on the Rainy River Library’s Christmas Bird Count. Read more...

2015 in review

By Ken Johnston Editor Editor’s Note: It was another busy year in Rainy River and area. Here are some of the highlights of 2015 as reported through the pages of the Record. January 21 species, 721 birds were counted in the annual Rainy River Library bird count! Ralph Armstrong-skip, Todd Armstrong-third, Stacey Armstrong-second and Jackson Armstrong-lead won the ‘A’ Event at the annual Rainy River Boxing Day bonspiel. A surprise Tim Horton’s commercial was filmed in Fort Frances and aired on the internet early in the year and later nationally on television.

Beware of thin ice

News Release OPP Members of area Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police are reminding the community of the dangers of thin ice this time of year. The ice is still not thick enough to hold the weight of people. Parents are reminded to tell their children to stay off the lakes and away from open water. Read more...

Council asked for letter of support for new consolidated school

By Ken Johnston
Rainy River Town Council had a busy session at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening, including a visit from the public school board.

Death under investigation

On December 8th, 2015 at approximately 4:15 pm, officers from the Rainy River District of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for service at the Emo Hospital. Upon arrival, officers located a 47 year-old female that had arrived at the hospital and was pronounced deceased.

Owls kick off second court season

By Aaron Short
RRHS Sports Reporter
The Owls kicked off their second court season last Tuesday at home against Pelican Falls.

RRHS/FFHS to put on Christmas radio play

By Heather Latter
Staff writer

Chorney gets second chance at Team Canada West

Editor's note: Carter Chorney is the son of Rainy River's Jim and Kim Chorney.
By Joey Payeur
Staff writer


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