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A Winnipeg resident has been fined 25 hundred dollars for illegally hunting moose in northwestern Ontario.The Ministry of Natural Resources say they spotted Barry Arnason travellingon a lake about...

Post date: December 10, 2009

A couple of groups funded by the City of Kenora are seeking an increase in their 2010 budget.Council held another budget meeting last night and heard from four groups.Bert Alcock is with the Kenora...

Post date: December 10, 2009

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board has submitted six possible "all day kindergarten" site to the Ministry of Education.The public board will be housing 2 full day early learning programs...

Post date: December 10, 2009

19-Community groups across Northwestern Ontario are sharing 932-thousand dollars in Ontario Trillium Foundation funding.The only program in Kenora to approved for funding is the Kenora Pre-School...

Post date: December 10, 2009

The provincial government says half-a-million amendments to the HST legislation is costly for both taxpayers and the environment.A Liberal release criticizes the Torys for presenting the amendments,...

Post date: December 10, 2009

Ontario's Drive Test Instructors continue to hit the picket lines in its 15 week strike.Kenora Rain River MPP Howard Hampton says it was a big mistake to privatize driving tests.Hampton says the...

Post date: December 09, 2009

Use common sense this winter.The OPP are reminding the public to be cautious of ice on area lakes during this time of year.Kenora Constable Dave Cain says with the colder weather kids are eager to...

Post date: December 09, 2009

The Kenora Fire Department was called to Keewatin this morning to put out a small fire.The KMTS Utility trailer parked on Superior Street caught fire around 9 Tuesday morning.Fire officials say the...

Post date: December 09, 2009

Tragedy in the remote Northern community of Pikangikum, north of Red Lake.Two girls, a 3-year-old and a 5-year-old, perished in a house fire on the north edge of the community last Friday.Band...

Post date: December 09, 2009

The City of Kenora is looking to purchase a new fire truck for the Emergency Services Department.The fire department is looking to purchase a new pumper truck next year.Fire Chief Warren Brinkman...

Post date: December 09, 2009

Kenora City Council says its willing to support a resolution calling on the federal and provincial levels of government to work with AbitibiBowater and its unions to protect employee pensions.The...

Post date: December 09, 2009

A Fort Frances Youth faces a number charges in connection to a lengthy car chase this past weekend.The OPP in Fort Frances says they tried to pull over a vehicle after they noticed the driver wasn't...

Post date: December 09, 2009

No changes to the Keewatin Patricia District School Board's executive.Both Dave Penny and Cecil Marcino were re-elected as Chair and Vice Chair at last night's school board meeting.An advisory...

Post date: December 09, 2009

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board is looking back at its key initiatives in 2009.Larry Hope presented his last Director's report at last night's board meeting and reflected on thepublic...

Post date: December 09, 2009

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board has awarded the contract for the new Dryden Elementary School.Finnway General Contractor will build the school for just over 13 million dollars, with the...

Post date: December 09, 2009

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