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A modern new wing is now open at the Paterson Medical Clinic on Tunnel Island.The expansion has been in the works for a couple of years.Chair of the medical center board, Don Parfitt says the...

Post date: April 21, 2010

Expect to pay a little bit more for your electricity starting in May.Kenora Hydro has received permission from the Ontario EnergyBoard to increase its rates.President and CEO of Kenora Hydro Dave...

Post date: April 21, 2010

Sioux Narrows/Nestor Fall residents are going to have to wait a little bit longer to find out how much they'll be paying in muncipal taxes.The community's budget has yet to be brought before Council...

Post date: April 20, 2010

Local residents are being asked to try and cut down on their power use over the nextfive months.Kenora will be taking part in the 2010 Power Pledge Challenge, which is a province-wide campaign to...

Post date: April 20, 2010

Major hospital health issues are being discussed in Thunder Bay this week. The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions is meeting there. President Michael Hurley says one major topic is the provinces plan...

Post date: April 20, 2010

Tourism is Kenora's largest industry.That's the message Tourism Kenora is trying to get outprior to the summer season.Heather Paterson is the city's Tourism Development Officerand says they will...

Post date: April 20, 2010

A month long search for a missing American on Lake of the Woods has ended.The OPP say the body of 68 year old Fred Bisel of Eagle Bend, Minnesotawas located Sunday afternoon in the area of Goose Neck...

Post date: April 19, 2010

Another busy weekend for Ministry of Natural Resources fire crews in northwestern Ontario. Fire information officer Heather Pridham says they had seven new fires yesterday across the region alone.She...

Post date: April 19, 2010

The Ontario Independent Electronic Stewardship isn't giving up hope on setting up collection depots in northwestern Ontario for old computers televisions and cellphones.Executive Director Carol Hochu...

Post date: April 19, 2010

Organizers of a 3-3 summer hockey tournament are hoping to raiseat least 10 thousan dollars for cancer research.Dean Caron is one of the organizers and says in the first year of thetournament, they...

Post date: April 19, 2010

TerraX Minerals is one step closer to targeting a new drilling campaign on its property near Atikokan.The company has completed ground geophysical surveys on all 3-of its gold exploration properties....

Post date: April 19, 2010

Good news for some mine workers in Northwestern Ontario.North American Palladium has resumed production at its Lac des Iles Mine near Thunder Bay, putting 180 employees back to work.The mine was...

Post date: April 19, 2010

9-individuals have joined the ranks of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service.The recruits were sworn in at a ceremony in Thunder Bay on Friday.Shannon Dyck of Dryden is one of the new constables.Dyck...

Post date: April 19, 2010

AbitibiBowater has named a new manager for its Fort Frances mill.Derrick Lindgren moves from the same position at AbitibiBowater's Iroquois Falls mill to assume the duties next week in Fort Frances....

Post date: April 19, 2010

Triple Play will once again be getting some support from Kenoracity council.Council has tentativly agreed to give the organization 15 thousanddollars to help operate this year.Triple Play allows...

Post date: April 19, 2010

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