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The Hometown Champs!

One of the hometown teams, Jim Hall and Joe Bonhomme are the 2016 RRWT champs.

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Last week work began to replace the decking on Rainy River's Government Dock that sustained major damage in the flood in June of 2015.

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Stewardship Youth Rangers have successful summer

(L-R) Rangers Anika Beaudry, Andrew Loney and Michael Drouin build a “beaver baffler” at Mitaanjigamiing First Nation.

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MBI 2016 Champs!

Clarence Gibbins, Sr., left, and Clarence Gibbins, Jr., right, show off four of the nice bass they caught to win the Morson Bass International tournament over the weekend! Below are the final weigh-in totals.

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The Champs!

Deb Whetzel, left, won the ladies title again this year and Brayden Delvecchio, right, won the men's title at the Rainy River Open Golf Tournament held at Spruce Creek Golf Course near Morson on Sunday.

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One tough bank!

Last Friday a person who thought they were in reverse had an ooops... it was in drive. The van struck the Rainy River CIBC bank. The bank sustained minor damage, however, both airbags deployed in the van. The driver was taken to the hospital and later released with no serious injuries.

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Crop trial

Kim Jo Bliss, left, the research technician at the Emo Agricultural Research Station chatted with Colin Romyn about the oat trials in progress at the station during the annual open house on Thursday evening. Nearly 50 people dropped by the station for a tour of the crops that are growing at the station.
-Cameron Penney photo

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Fun Flight Winners

The Fun Flight Champs were Deb Whetzel and Shannon Stone this past weekend at the Ken Pentney Memorial Charity Golf Tournament at Spruce Creek Golf Course.

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60th birthday!

Rainy River Public Library celebrated its 60th birthday with cake and other goodies on Saturday. Seen cutting the cake, fr. l. to r., long time volunteer Rosemary Laevens, Librarian/CEO Michael Dawber and RR Mayor Deb Ewald.

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Bike Rodeo!

The Rainy River Best Start Hub invited the Ontario Provincial Police to hold a bicycle safety rodeo in Rainy River last Tuesday. It was well attended. Constable Guy Beaudry instructs Jace Goodfellow on how to navigate a course safely Jordy and Braden Goodfellow wait their turn.

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