The Rainy River District 4-H Association held its annual Awards Night last Friday evening at the Stratton Millennium Hall. Dozens of 4-H members, their families and the volunteers who help make the programs run filed into the hall to socialize, enjoy dinner and applaud the hard work and dedication that was put into each of the projects undertaken over the past year.
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Former Lavallee resident Edith Marsh (Heward) turned 100 March 5.
Nieces Lucille MacDonald, Kay Nickle, Lois Mann, Brenda Boettcher (joined by Bill Galusha, travelled to Phoenix, Arizona to celebrate this milestone with Edith. Edith's two daughters, Sylvia and Arlene, their husbands, plus great and great-great grandchildren also joined in the birthday party celebrations.
If it is to be the last hurrah, what a beautiful and busy weekend to go out on.
Nestor Falls held its annual Winter Carnival for what could be the last time this past weekend in and around the small township. Over three days, people from the township and surrounding areas turned out to eat, fish, play crib and enjoy what turned out to be a sunny and warm late-winter weekend.
It was standing room only as the public packed the Rainy River Arena on both Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8. Throngs of proud parents, grandparents, and friends were treated to an amazing show entitled Blades on Broadway, presented by the Rainy River Figure Skating Club.
A number of Rainy River District residents may feel barred from the United States, due an outstanding warrant south of the border. But the Koochiching County District Court has a solution.
DRYDEN, ON —OPP Criminal Investigation Branch is investigating a complex case, involving one death and multiple assaults.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted a rail container destined to arrive in Ranier, Minnesota.
CBP officers inspected the rail container and discovered dolls in violation of intellectual property rights (IPR) regulations.
Colourful signs will be popping up at various businesses throughout the Rainy River District, as The Northwestern Health Unit has updated their ChooseWise disclosure system.
The 38th Annual Nestor Falls Winter Carnival is returning from March 6 to 8 and there's a full slate of fun activities for those who attend.
Howard Dodd who helps organize the winter carnival each year said the weekend-long event features everything from a fishing derby and cribbage tournament to judging tasty deserts.
Daylight Savings Time takes place Sunday, March 8. It's always a wise choice to “spring your clocks” ahead Saturday evening before going to bed. The hour of extra daylight is always a welcome sign that spring is near.