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The Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association has a new partner in it'scampaign to plant trees in the region.Along with LowBrewCo, the Association hopes to plant as many as 15...

Post date: July 26, 2017

Be aware of another scam that has hit the area.A number of local residents have received a text message in recent days from a 519 number asking you to submit personal information to avoid the...

Post date: July 26, 2017

A reminder to "Lock It or Lose It".Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout are reporting three vehicle thefts over a two day period.Police say in all cases the vehicles were not locked and the...

Post date: July 26, 2017

The Federal government is investing more than 2-million dollars towards the Watay Power project in the Sioux Lookout area.The money will support the Transmission Project Training Program.Kenora MP...

Post date: July 26, 2017

A coroner's inquest has ruled that Romeo Wesley died accidentally at the Cat Lake Nursing Stationalmost seven years ago.The jury determined that Wesley died in a struggle while being restrained...

Post date: July 26, 2017

Thunder Bay based Wasaya Airways is expanding its service westward.The First Nation run airline says it will increase the frequency of flights to Winnipeg from Sioux Lookout.As well, it will start...

Post date: July 26, 2017

The forest fire situation in Northwestern Ontario is heating up.There were six new fires in the region by the end of Monday including one in the Sioux Lookout District, two in the Nipigon District...

Post date: July 26, 2017

Canada's Indigenous Minister wants to help prevent more Indigenous children and families from entering what she calls the child welfare industry.Speaking to First Nation Chiefs at the Assembly of...

Post date: July 26, 2017

A group of forest firefighters from the United States will be assisting the fire fight in British Columbia.Twenty firefighters from Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin will depart Dryden today with...

Post date: July 26, 2017

A 13 year veteran of the City of Dryden Police Service is currently on leave after Dryden Police report the person was arrested and criminally charged by Thunder Bay policeThey say an incident...

Post date: July 25, 2017

Your commute to the Farmers Market has gotten a little easier.Earlier this week Tourism Kenora announced tomorrow will be the first ever free shuttle running to the market.The shuttle will be picking...

Post date: July 25, 2017

A 10 year old Kenora girl is one of the winners of this year'sHike it or Bike it Challenge.Addy Greer is one of 600 people who signed up for the Health Unit's challengelast month. Of...

Post date: July 25, 2017

The Kenora OPP are expanding their search for a missing man.39 year old James Begg from Kenora was last seen in the downtown area on July 16th.The search has now been expanded into the surrounding...

Post date: July 25, 2017

A 29 year old man and a 17 year old girl are facing a long list of charges following a break-in to abusiness in Upsala.Late last week, two employees entered the store just before 7 am only to find...

Post date: July 25, 2017

It's still almost two weeks away, but the first of the Harbourfest concerts is officially sold out.There are officially no more tickets for Friday night's show featuring Hedley as the...

Post date: July 25, 2017

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