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Raising awareness

Kenora-Rainy River Alzheimer Society representative, Mary O'Connor, far right and volunteers Marlene McNally and Bob Johnston presented RR Mayor Deb Ewald with a flag to display at the town office in an effort to raise awareness during January which is Alzheimer Month.

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New Year's Baby Arrives!

The New Year’s Baby for 2015 is Arielle Marie Shana Andrushuk. She was born at Riverside Health Care’s La Verendrye General Hospital site on January 2nd at 9:32 pm weighing in at 7 lbs. Proud parents are Alexandra Andrushuk and Brayden Baldwin, of Fort Frances Ontario.
–Heather Latter photo

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'A' Event Winners!

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.

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Crayola Crackdown!

Riverview Elementary Students have been busy decorating LCBO bags with a message, "Don't Drink and Drive. Last Thursday they presented their bags to Constable Guy Beaudry to be delivered to the RR LCBO where patrons will get their products in the decorated bags. Back row, l. to r., Teacher Jeff Wiersema and Const. Guy Beaudry. Middle row, l. to r., Mya Johnson, Kylynn Anderson, Teira Forester-Wolanicki and Oren Wennal-Jack. Fr. row, l. to r., Hunter Kreger and Naren Wood.

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Sounds of the season!

Riverview Elementary School held its annual Christmas Concert last Thursday evening. Fr l. to r., Parker Forster, Liberty Copenace, Talan Jenson, Aiden Daoust and Alexis Wynne.

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Regional Champs!

Riverview School's Grade 8 boys volleyball team went completely undefeated all season! Most recently they won the Regional Championships in Fort Frances and before that they won the Gilson Classic and Crossroads Invitational Tournaments. Back row, Coach Michelle Van Beek, Evan Govier, Reese Chorney, Zak Quran, Morgan Desserre and Nick Vogan. Fr. row, Morgan McDermid, Jackson Arpin, Noah Nault and Christian Tiboni.

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Visiting with Santa

Hollie Ewald, 3, was one of many kids eager to visit with Santa after the Rainy River Santa Claus Parade Saturday evening. She is seen here receiving a goody bag from Santa! To see more Rainy River Christmas Extravaganza photos in colour click here!

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Thanks Mike!

Mike Meunier of Rainy River recently received a letter and a certificate in the mail thanking him for his service in World War II. To read story click here...

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NWOSSA Champs!

The Rainy River High School Senior Girls Owls Basketball team travelled to Wawa last week to compete for NWOSSA gold and won! They defeated the Michipicoten Vikings two games straight, 48-32 and 53-33. Next stop are the All Ontario playoffs in Cornwall, Ontario later this week. Back row, l. to r., Coach Rebecca Tolen, Becky Cunningham, Morgan Haw, Moriah Caradice and Sarah Whetzel. Fr. row, Meghan Vogan, Chalina Abraham, Hayley Arpin and Caitlyn Big George.

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Gold medalists!

The Rainy River High School Senior girls basketball team are NORWOSSA champs! Back row, l. to r., Caitlin Big George, Meghan Vogan, Morgan Haw, Sarah Whetzel and Coach Rebecca Tolen. Fr. row, Chalina Abraham, Hayley Arpin, Kendra Moen and Becky Cunningham. Missing from photo is Moriah Caradice.

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