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Attracting more immigrants to the region is on the agenda for the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association as it holds its annual general meeting in Thunder Bay.The lobby group is hoping to grow...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Taking a stand against sexualized violence towards women.That's the main message of the Take Back the Night March that is being put on this week by the Kenora Sexual Assault Centre.Evelyn Larson...

Post date: September 20, 2017

The Winnipeg High School Football League says it continues to take steps to improve player safety.Commissioner Rick Henkewich says at this time they won't follow the CFL and eliminate contact...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Beaver Brae running back Chase Neufeld has been named the offense player of the weekin the Currie Division of the Winnipeg High School Football League.Neufeld has a career game against Fort Frances,...

Post date: September 20, 2017

More outrage and opposition to recent comments made by northwestern Ontario Senator Lynn Beyak.Sioux Lookout Mayor Doug Lawrance and the local Truth and Reconciliation Committee call her comments on...

Post date: September 20, 2017

As birthday celebrations go, it was a pretty big deal.Dozens of people turned out for the 10th anniversary celebration ofPope John Paul School.Tammy Bush is the vice-principal and says the school was...

Post date: September 20, 2017

You couldn't ask any more for the first road trip of the season.The Thomas Aquinas court sport teams were a perfect eight and 0 in games they played inRainy River and Atikokan this week.Yesterday...

Post date: September 20, 2017

High winds and thunder storms over night has knocked out power to hundreds of home to thenorth and northeast of Kenora overnight.At this hour over 600 Hydro One customers are in the dark this morning...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A special sitting of the Ontario Court in Kenora.Two judges were sworn in yesterday in a jam-packed court room.Pieter Joubert and Danilyn MacKinnon took the oath of office tosit as judges in the...

Post date: September 20, 2017

The Fort Hope First Nation (Eabametoong) is the latest community to benefit from Canada 150 Infrastructure funding.The remote community is getting 78 thousand to renovate and upgrade it's Healing...

Post date: September 19, 2017

A milestone for Pope John Paul school.The Kenora Catholic District School Board is celebrating the 10th birthday of the opening of the elementaryschool.A special celebration will be taking place...

Post date: September 19, 2017

A warning from a Dryden resident as he found a small metal filling in his Tuna Helper.Kyle Wetelainen said he initially thought it was a hard pasta noodle, but the piece of metal ended up chipping...

Post date: September 19, 2017

A chance today to fill your gas tank and support aboriginal youth.Today is 'Fuel Good Day' at Red River Co-op in Kenora.Five cents from every litre of fuel sold at the Highway 17 Gas Bar will...

Post date: September 19, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada officials are set to engage in initial dialogue with local Residential School survivors.A one day fact-finding gathering will be held in Sioux Lookout tomorrow.Lac...

Post date: September 19, 2017

A clean sweep for the Thomas Aquinas boys volleyball and girls basketball teams in theirfirst games of the season.The Saints senior and junior boys blanked the Rainy River Owls in three straight sets...

Post date: September 19, 2017

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