While district farmers likely have their own problems to worry about, they aren’t facing the same plight as those on the Prairies, where poor growing conditions and low prices are threatening to finish them off.
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At least two new campaigns will be put in motion by the Rainy River District Substance Abuse Prevention (SAP) Team and its partners as it starts Year Three this spring.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of the late Lourens Visser was held Saturday afternoon at the Emo Legion, with Salvation Army Envoy Eric Alcock officiating.
He was assisted by Envoy Sylvia Alcock, who read the scripture lesson.
It likely will be late into the night before Alberton council begins its discussion on amalgamating with La Vallee at tonight’s regular meeting, which gets underway at 7:30 at the municipal office.
“Information regarding amalgamation” is scheduled as the second last item on the agenda under “New business.”
With an update on the ring scale project at the Stratton sales yard, area cattlemen have good news to look forward to at their annual meeting next Wednesday, Peter Spuzak said Tuesday.
Spuzak, president of the Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association, said the cement already has been poured in the auction barn as local workers await the arrival of the scale.
The recorder may not be the sweetest-sounding instrument in the world but Donald Young School music teacher Karen Wilde believes the experience it gives her students is priceless.
Wilde teaches the recorder to children in grades four through eight at DYS although students there start learning the basics of the instrument in grade three.
The Rendezvous Trail 2000 Fishing and Vacation Guide will have more copies produced—and will go out to more places—in order to attract more tourists to the area.
For Cpl. Christine Gellately and Bombadier Doug LeBlanc, travelling overseas has a different meaning than it would for most couples.
Rainy River District was treated well in 1999—and municipal leaders are looking towards 2000 with a very optimistic attitude.
Chapple Reeve Cecil Wilson said 1999 was a “spectacular” year for his township, with the municipality’s centennial celebrations at the forefront of activities.
Fort Frances—and Rainy River District—welcomed its first baby of the new year, century, and millennium with the safe arrival of Garrett Austin to Darwin and Michelle Woods (nee Mauro) at La Verendrye hospital Jan. 2 .
Ironically, the eight-pound baby boy, born at 3:45 a.m., was more than two weeks overdue.