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Open House Poker Run Winners

In celebration of Tourism Awareness Week on May 7 & 8 local resort owners around Rice Lake opened their doors to the public in a poker run format. And the following are winners of the Rice Lake Tourist Association Open … Continue reading

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The Cottager’s Guide to Beavers

Once classified as a fish due to its scaly tail, the beaver is in fact Canada’s most iconic rodent, being a national symbol and having a place on our nickel. The beaver also has an unmatched biological role in Canadian … Continue reading

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Rice Lake 2010 Big Fish Winners

At the recent Rice Lake Tourist Association meeting November 10th, the following were selected as the 2010 winners of the annual Big Fish contest. Congratulations to all! Carp Nick Reid, Lancaster Ohio; 16 lb. 3 oz; Southview Cottages Catfish Mike … Continue reading

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Tourism Rebounds!

Good news – tourism in the Rice Lake area has made a positive come back! With the great summer weather and the price of gas remaining steady, tourists have come by boat, cars and RV’s to the area.  Although the … Continue reading

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Featured Businesses

Bridget Anastasia’s Gifts & Home Décor Cathy Moore is the owner of this unique shop located at 1573 Moore Drive just south of Hwys. 115 and 28. She carries many one of a kind gifts for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries or … Continue reading

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Rice Lake Tourism Renewal Initiative & Rice Lake Tourism Working Group

Northumberland Tourism and Peterborough & the Kawartha Tourism initiated a Rice Lake Tourism Renewal Initiative in January 2010, facilitated by Richard Innes of Brain Trust (Northumberland Premier-Ranked Tourist Destination Project).  The goal was to identify the opportunities and gaps which … Continue reading

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Bewdley Community Centre Update

The Bewdley Community Centre has undergone rehabilitation and a building addition in 2009 and is now completed. The facility additions was designed and constructed with the intent of achieving a LEED Silver level of certification from the Canadian Green Building … Continue reading

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New Business: Vintage Finds

Vintage Finds There is a new owner of the old library/optimist hall in Bewdley – 7147 Lake Street. Louise Durand has opened her business called Vintage Finds and we welcome her to the village. She buys, sells and takes antique … Continue reading

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Serpent Mounds Park Update

The Serpent Mounds Park is a National Historic Site of Canada and has been in the possession of Hiawartha First Nation since 1933. It is a major component of the community’s cultural heritage and pride, economic infrastructure, business base, and … Continue reading

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Rice Lake Spring Fishing Festival

It is a go! The dates are May 14 to June 19 and the Rice Lake Tourist Association will be the major sponsor of the event.  There will be tagged fish with a price list corresponding to the tagged fish.  … Continue reading

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