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Expect another provincial cabinet shuffle today.There's word as many as eight members of the Liberal caucus could be changing roles.Mitzie Hunter is expected to move from Education to take over...

Post date: January 17, 2018

An agreement between the Manitoba Soccer Association and the Kenora Athletic Soccer Club is paying dividends.The MSA sent one of their trainers to Kenora this week to work with students from the...

Post date: January 17, 2018

A 51 year old Thunder Bay man is going to jail for three years after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud against the Kashechewan First Nation and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.Federal...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Prevention is being seen as key to reducing substance abuse in the region.The Northwestern Health Unit's Medical Officer of Health is asking area municipalities to play a role as well.Dr. Kit...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Carillion Canada will continue to clear area highways despite their parent company closing its doors.The Ministry of Transportation met with company officials Monday to discuss their decision. ...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Ontario providing funding for 39 brand new schools across the province.Another 40 will receive major renovations and additions as part of the 784-million dollar announcement made yesterday by...

Post date: January 17, 2018

The region's municipal lobby group is asking the provincial government to increase the sales tax to generate funds for local infrastructure projects.Larry Hebert of the Northwestern Ontario...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Dryden Council has agreed to meet in person as soon as possible with Eagle Lake First Nation in a bid to improve relations.The move follows an open letter from Eagle Lake Chief and Council expressing...

Post date: January 17, 2018

The emergency shelter in Kenora could have a new home by the fall.Kenora City Council has given it's blessing for a zoning change to allow theshelter to move into the gym area of Knox United...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Kenora City council is giving the seal of approval to the merger of Kenora Hydro and Thunder Bay Hydro.Council met earlier this afternoon to vote on the issue.Dave Sinclair is president and CEO of...

Post date: January 17, 2018

A sure sign the Christmas holidays are finally over.The City of Kenora says it will be taking down the big Christmas Tree on Main Street this morning.As a notice to motorists, the section of Main...

Post date: January 16, 2018

A Thunder Bay area man has learned a costly lesson about failing to put out a brush fire.Stephan Schmidt has pleaded guilty and fined 1-thousand for starting a fire and failing to keep it under...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The company that clears Highway 17 in the Thunder Bay area as well as other major highways in that district is shutting its doors.In a statement on its website, UK-based Carillion says it will...

Post date: January 16, 2018

A GoFundMe page has been set up for the surviving members of the McLaughlin family of Nipigon who were involved in a fatal collision between their SUV and a tractor-trailer near Vermilion Bay on...

Post date: January 16, 2018

Confederation College is urging the provincial government to do more to help post-secondary schools.Vice President of College Services Ken Adams told a provincial finance standing committee yesterday...

Post date: January 16, 2018

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