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A good day for three past champions of the Kenora Bass International.Matt Rydberg and Brian McNanney from Sioux Narrows hold down top spotwith a weight of 35.72 pounds.They had an impressive catch of...

Post date: August 11, 2017

Mother Nature is putting on one of her more spectacular light shows this weekend with the Perseid meteor shower.The Backyard Astronomer Gary Boyle says the shooting stars happen as Earth ploughs...

Post date: August 11, 2017

The long-range work plan for the Lake of the Woods Drainage Basin will be on displaynext week.Scientists from Environment Canada are holding an information session in Kenora Monday.Todd Sellars from...

Post date: August 11, 2017

The Trout Forest Music Festival is back for another year in Ear Falls!Festivities kick off tonight with shows at Frank's Tavern starting at 6pm with a full list of performances tomorrow!Long-time...

Post date: August 11, 2017

The City of Kenora still isn't sure how it plans to allocate it's most recent gas tax funding from thefederal government.The city is eligible for just over 933 thousand dollars.Mayor Dave...

Post date: August 11, 2017

Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia is taking an aggressive approach torecruit new residents.The Now Lunenburg tour is entering northwestern Ontario today (Saturday).Tina Hennigar is hauling a promotional...

Post date: August 11, 2017

As the summer progresses along, so does efforts by the Ministry of Natural Resources to keep forest fires under control in the northwest. It confirms as of last night, there were 19 new fires...

Post date: August 11, 2017

More scams to tell you about in northwestern Ontario.This one on Facebook has Safeway attached to it and invites people to click to get a coupon as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.It it...

Post date: August 11, 2017

If you see a large bear wandering across roads in northwestern Ontario, don't be alarmed.It's only a teddy bear.The Ontario Health Coalition is taking the over-stuffed animal on a tour across...

Post date: August 11, 2017

The days of dollar a liter gas seem to be over.The price at a couple of service stations in Kenora jumpedseven cents a liter to 1.06.9 for a liter of regular unleaded.Dan McTeague from Gas Buddy.com...

Post date: August 11, 2017

It'll be a fishing trip that two American men will never forget.RCMP say on July 31st, the two men set out on Lake of the Woods to fish. Their boat started to take on water, and eventually...

Post date: August 11, 2017

Travel times are likely going to become a lot shorter for the candidates running the Kenora-Rainy River Riding in next year's provincial election.The Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission is...

Post date: August 11, 2017

Another new challenge has been presented for aboriginal leaders in northwestern Ontario.Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says another issue will be added to their full plate of dealing with suicide...

Post date: August 11, 2017

High drama at the first day of weigh-ins at the Kenora Bass International.The last team to weigh in for the day, Peter Tully and Aaron Wiebe, team #129 had the largest catch of the day by a long shot...

Post date: August 10, 2017

The Canada Summer Games are but a distant memory for the Kenora Rowing Club, but notfor FedNor.The northern Ontario economic development agency has come up with 100 thousand dollarsto help fund all...

Post date: August 10, 2017

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