How good is your shot? Ethan Smith of Rainy River was busy at the Arena with a Radar Gun supplied by retired OPP officer Rick Seidel. Adult scrimmage hockey players were blasting shots directly at him . . . behind the glass as he recorded the speed of the whistling pucks.
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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.
The Rainy River Figure Skating Club was busy rehearsing on Sunday, March 1 for their upcoming Blades on Broadway shows Saturday March 7 at 6 p.m. and Sunday March 8 at 2 p.m.
There are about 40 young people in this year's spectacular from Rainy River and neighbouring communities.
Saturday evening, more than 100 area residents patronized the Linda Johnston Memorial Supper in support of our local Alzheimer Society. The Society supports research into cures for this devastating disease, as well as assisting individuals and families cope with the challenges Alzheimer's causes.
Several Prides of Lions were spotted prowling Rainy River on Friday, Feb. 7. The frigid temperatures soon had some four dozen seeking shelter in the meeting hall of the Royal Canadian Legion, Br 54. The occasion was the Charter Celebration of the Rainy River-Baudette Border Lions Club.
It was a full house at the Ethnic Supper at Our Lady of the Good Counsel in Rainy River, Sunday night, Feb. 16. Hosted by the Fr. Florentin Council of the Knights of Columbus, Grand Knight Dave Sharp of Stratton MC'd the event.
The centre-piece of Rainy River's Winter Festival will be the Rick Bourre Memorial Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.
Members of the Rainy River Fix It Club (l to r) Len Ricci, Rebecca Wood, and Len Moen, stand behind the Club's latest project. It is all disassembled, and awaiting restoration. Do you know what it is? Come to rainy this summer at see it at RailRoad Daze.
The Rainy River Walleye Tournament Committee held its first meeting of 2020 Monday, Jan 20 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Br 54 in Rainy River Ontario.
It takes an army of volunteers every year to host this event. . . or did you a think it just happens? This is the 22nd year for the RRWT.
A Lions Club in Rainy River is not new.
For many years, Lions members were active in the community in many charitable functions, raising funds and serving the community. But some years ago the local charter was disbanded as movers and shakers in the club passed away or moved.