Thursday, July 31, 2014
  • Big stretch
    Big stretch

    Caylee Woolsey of the Fort Frances Herricanes was stretched to her limits to reel in this throw from Northwest Bay pitcher Darcy Smith to nip runner Taylor Windego during the second inning of the Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League all-star game yesterday evening in Emo.

    Big stretch
  • Garden craft
    Garden craft

    Valentina Schickell, seven, and Grace George, eight, enjoyed the beautiful weather as they painted decorative glass blocks at the community garden here yesterday evening. The activity saw six youngsters who were eager to take part in the craft after spending some time weeding and maintaining the garden area.

    Garden craft
  • Close trains
    Close trains

    Christie Avenue North resident Dave Poirier is one of several local citizens opposed to a new third set of tracks CN plans to put in, which they say will bring trains too close to their properties.

    Close trains
  • 'Quest' champ
    'Quest' champ

    Second-time champ Charity Alverson was awarded the $1,000 grand prize during the annual “Quest for the Best” singing competition Friday night.

    'Quest' champ
  • Tight corner
    Tight corner

    Jalena Strom of Emo and her horse, “Joey,” were having a barrel of fun Sunday during the Whispering Pines Saddle Club’s open horse show at the Emo fairgrounds. Strom was a force during the afternoon gymkhana events, winning both the barrel racing and pole bending in the 13-18 age division, as well as the open barrel stakes and open quadrangle events.

    Tight corner

Latest news

CPC launches website

The Rainy River District Community Policing Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, which can be found at www.rainyriverdistrictcpc.ca
CPC has been in existence in Rainy River District for well over 20 years and has contributed to the success of many programs, including “Lock It or Lose It,” “Project Safe Hallowe’en,” “Stuff-A-Cruiser,” and P.A.R.T.Y.

Lakers re-sign Meyer

The Fort Frances Lakers’ offensive outlook for the coming season just became a whole lot brighter.
The team announced today it will have high-scoring forward Mason Meyer back in the fold.
“Mason, at this point, is the highest-scoring player we have returning from last year’s roster,” noted Lakers’ general manager and head coach Wayne Strachan.

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