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The PC's have given us a glimpse of what legal marijuana will look like in Ontario.In a press conference today, Finance Minister Vid Fedeli said marijuana will initially be sold strictly online....

Post date: August 13, 2018

It will be hot and smoky across much if Northwestern Ontario today.Heat and air quality warnings have been issued by Environment Canada.You are asked to closely watch for the symptoms of heat illness...

Post date: August 13, 2018

The Kenora Detachment of the OPP says it's still searching for a missing 17 year old girl.Latoya Assin was last seen on Wednesday, August 1st around 8:30 in the evening on Pire Lane in the City...

Post date: August 13, 2018

A Lakehead University researcher is receiving more than $440,000 to investigate the impact of climate change on the Boreal Forest.Dr. Han Chen will spend three years working with a team of...

Post date: August 13, 2018

47 per cent of resident in Kenora have now registered to become organ and tissue donors.That's close to the milestone the Trillium Gift of Life Network wants to see across Ontario.President...

Post date: August 13, 2018

Another busy weekend for MNR fire crews in the region.There were a total of 22 new wild fires reported over the last three days, six of those in the Kenora District.Kenora Fire #110 was reported...

Post date: August 13, 2018

The MPP for Kenora-Rainy River says the Ford government is honouring the environmental fund set up to clean mercury contamination in the English-Wabigoon river system.Greg Rickford stresses they aren...

Post date: August 13, 2018

The International Joint Commission will be making a special appearance in Kenora this week.A public meeting put on by the Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation will be looking at water...

Post date: August 13, 2018

As expected it was a record breaking weekend across the region.Ear Falls was the hot spot yesterday, reaching 33.2 degrees.The mercury in Dryden got to 32.8 degrees.Both beat the old highs of 32 set...

Post date: August 13, 2018

The federal government is providing CN Rail with money to help improve rail safety.Crossings in Emo, Kakabeka Falls, Rosslyn, Shebandowan and Kawene will see improvements after a $788,000 funding...

Post date: August 13, 2018

A sweltering weekend didn't deter the Kenora Rowing Club from hosting the annual Northwest International Regatta on Rabbit Lake.In fact three members of the local rowing club won gold medals.Loch...

Post date: August 13, 2018

Stay cool is the message from Environment Canada as much of the Northwest is under a heat warning. Meteorologist Ria Alsen has some tips to deal with highs that will feel like the mid-thirties...

Post date: August 12, 2018

The last team to weigh-in on the final day of the Kenora Bass International turned out to be the big winners.Scott Anderson and Craig Peterson  from Bemidji, Minnesota reeled in 55.28 pounds of...

Post date: August 11, 2018

The Dryden Detachment of the OPP says it's continuing the search for a missing 28 year old man.Henry Stone-Arnold was last spoken to on  August 8th at 11pm.His vehicle was later located near...

Post date: August 11, 2018

A few more details are being released about Friday's fatal shooting of two police officers and two civilians in Fredericton.City Police Chief Leanne Fitch was asked what kind of gun was used....

Post date: August 11, 2018

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