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The province's Chief Coroner says his decision to bring in an outside police force to help Thunder Bay Police investigate first nations deaths is about getting the best answers.Dirk Huyer has...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The grads are celebrating, the teachers have marked their final exam and the schools are now closed.Another school year is the books with graduation ceremonies all week and Keewatin Patricia District...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Lake of the Woods Concert Group is getting a bit of a head starton Canada Day festivities this year.The Winnipeg Symphony is making it's annual pilgrimage to Kenorathis Friday.Len Mark is a...

Post date: June 23, 2017

A very busy weekend in Kenora with several special events taking place.For the second year in a row, the Triple B festival...Barbecue, Beer and Blues takes place on the Kenora Harbofront.Jeff Wasney...

Post date: June 23, 2017

If your planning a trip to southern Ontario, or even Thunder Bay, this summer, the province is giving you a chance to save some money when visiting some of the attractions.Fun Passes give elementary...

Post date: June 23, 2017

American boaters travelling the area border waters no longer need to report to Canada Customs, if they have no intention of landing on Canadian soil or make contact with another boater.Amendments to...

Post date: June 23, 2017

In an unusual twist, gas prices have been holding pretty steady as we approach the summerdriving season in northwestern Ontario.A senior petroleum analyst says drivers haven't seen prices this...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Another school year has come to a close.  The Keewatin Patricia District School Board and Seven Generations Education Institute held their ceremony on Wednesday.42 adult students received their...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Dryden Council has decided to follow the City of Kenora's lead and go ahead with an OPP costing study, following a quick and unanimous vote last night.Chief Administrative Officer Ernie Remillard...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board has given final approval to the planned rate reduction scheduled to take effect on July 1st.The reduction, which amounts to a 17 cent per cut for most households, will be...

Post date: June 23, 2017

A big night for grade 12 students at both Beaver Brae and Thomas Aquinas.Grad ceremonies took place for both schools.A record night for Beaver Brae as 48 percent, or 65 of this year's graduating...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association is taking action.The marsh adjoining Laurensons Creek has an invasion of purple loosestrife.Association members and two members of the Lake...

Post date: June 22, 2017

It's going to be a big weekend in Kenora.The Canada Summer Games Torch will be making its way through the city carried by over 20 local residents.Ursula Wehner the Sport Chair for the Rowing...

Post date: June 22, 2017

Students at SMB got together to give back to the hospital.Last year Megan Baker's class got a loan from the Kenora Catholic District School Board to purchase a second 3D printing machine.The...

Post date: June 22, 2017

It's going to cost a bit more to take a couple of drivers tests starting next month.The cost of the written exam is going up from 15 dollars to just over 23 dollars.PC leader Patrick Brown says...

Post date: June 22, 2017

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