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Kenora residents travelling to Winnipeg by Greyhound will now be dropped off at a different location.The bus depot has moved from its Portage Avenue home to a new facility at the Richardson...

Post date: August 27, 2009

The Big Grassy and Onigaming First Nations are looking to attract more visitors and increase their tourism revenues.The Provincial Government is putting 100 thousand dollars towards upgrading...

Post date: August 27, 2009

Local school boards are gearing up for the start up of classes next week.The Kenora Catholic District School Board is putting the finishing touches on a couple of newbuildings.Phylis Aikre is the...

Post date: August 27, 2009

Sections of a new submarine waterline between downtown Kenora and Norman are starting to be pieced together.Galcon Marine has been working on the project for a couple of months.Operations manager,...

Post date: August 26, 2009

A preliminary hearing for the two people charged in the death of a 43 year old man in March has started in Kenora.Kenneth Ivall and Angela Duschene are facing second degree murder charges in...

Post date: August 26, 2009

A post-mortem will be conducted today on the body of a man pulledfrom a house fire in Pickle Lake over the weekend.The OPP say the identity of the victim still has not been confirmed.In the meantime...

Post date: August 26, 2009

Ontario continues to provide forest firefighting support to British Columbia.A rotation of Ministry of Natural Resources personnel yesterday saw 91 fireRangers and support staff head to B-C while 120...

Post date: August 26, 2009

It's the end of an era.Abitibi Consolidated's sulphite plant was pulled down this morning.Hundreds of people gathered to check out the action, Former Mill employee Rob Lindstrom says it was sad to...

Post date: August 25, 2009

The province is increasing the money going into a program toattract doctors to underserviced communities. The province's free tuition program now offers up to 40-thousanddollars to doctors who...

Post date: August 25, 2009

Another building on the old Abitibi-Consolidated mill site is scheduledto come down today.The old sulphite plant is one of the last buildings standing along 9thStreet North.Crews have been working...

Post date: August 25, 2009

An American hunter has been fined 37 hundred dollars for illegallyhunting deer in the Trout Lake area west of Kenora.The Ministry of Natural Resources says Thomas Terounzo of Vermont trespassed onto...

Post date: August 25, 2009

A house fire has claimed the life of one man in the remote community of Pickle Lake in northwestern Ontario.The OPP say the blaze broke out Saturday night around 8:30.The home was completely engulfed...

Post date: August 25, 2009

The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service is expanding.The Service has welcomed 11-new officers to the force.5-of the new recruits are from Thunder Bay, 1-from Constance Lake First Nation and 1-from Moose...

Post date: August 25, 2009

Listening closely to the needs of Ontario's Metis population is top of mind at the Annual General Assembly underway in Sudbury.Metis Nation of Ontario president Gary Lipinski says his leadership has...

Post date: August 25, 2009

The start of school is one week away.The Northwestern Ontario Student Services Co-Operative Transportation is in full gear preparing to get kids on the bus across the District.Manager Judi Green says...

Post date: August 25, 2009

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