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A new plan to increase employment in northern Ontario has been revealed the province's Progressive Conservative party.Leader Tim Hudak says the P-C Northern Ontario Jobs plan differs greatly from...

Post date: December 18, 2009

The Ministry of Natural Resources has a number of changes in store for Northwestern Ontario Lakes.Fishing regulations have changed for area lakes in Atikokan, Red Lake and Lake of the Woods.The 2010...

Post date: December 18, 2009

Kenora City Council has almost finalized plans for phase two of the Downtown Revitalization project.Council held a special meeting yesterday to go over the plans for the Harborfront area.Councillor...

Post date: December 18, 2009

Nearly seven thousand pounds of children's clothing and food items has been collected by Family and Children Services Rainy River.Jacquee Lorzell says an appeal help for Pikangikum First Nation has...

Post date: December 17, 2009

If you don't like it, run for city council.That was the message from counillor Dave McCann at the final open meeting of council this week.While most members of council wished staff and local...

Post date: December 17, 2009

Despite tough economic times, its getting more difficult to find anapartment in Kenora.Recent figures released by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation shows the vacancy rate in the city is...

Post date: December 17, 2009

Crimestoppers of Northwestern Ontario and Northern Minnesota is being honored.The organization won four international awards at the recent International Conference and Awards in Australia.Executive...

Post date: December 17, 2009

A public meeting will be held Thursday night to deal with a draft reporton the city's recreational facilities.Jack Harper presented his findings to city council earlier this week.Councillor Chris Van...

Post date: December 17, 2009

A big honor for a local lawyer.John Fregeau has been appointed as a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario in Thunder Bay.Fregeau is a partner in the local law firm of Shewchuck,...

Post date: December 17, 2009

Treasury Metals continues to expands its land position at its Goliath Gold Project near Dryden.The company has acquired more land near its existing gold project.The property adds 800 metres of...

Post date: December 17, 2009

The OPP are reminding the public to use common sense when driving on area roadways during the cold winter months.People need to modify their driving habits to ensure you have additional time to...

Post date: December 17, 2009

Dryden High School's court sport teams visited Kenora yesterday.The Eagles Senior Girls defeated the Broncos in straight sets; 25-13, 25-6, 25-15; while the Junior Eagles also won in 3-sets.On the...

Post date: December 17, 2009

The Special Investigations Unit has released the identities oftwo people killed in a head-on collision near Sturgeon Falls. The S-I-U says 20-year-old Angele Penasse of Sturgeon Falls and 23-year-...

Post date: December 16, 2009

Another major drug bust has occured in Northwestern Ontario, this time at the Thunder Bay Airport.The OPP, and Nishinawbe Aski's joint investigation resulted in the seizure of 55-thousand dollars...

Post date: December 16, 2009

The idled plywood and waferboard mills at Longlac Wood Industries have been acquired by a group including the Municipality of Greenstone, Ginoogaming First Nation and private investors.The new...

Post date: December 16, 2009

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