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The Thomas Aquinas Saints are in mid-season form as they begin the winter season in NorWOSSA court sports.The Saints played their first games of the regular season yesterday down in Rainy River and...

Post date: December 07, 2017

Provincial Police are warning the public of a federal offender who may be in northwestern Ontario.65-year-old Douglas Archer is 5'8, 241-pounds, with white/blond hair, a grey beard and blue eyes....

Post date: December 06, 2017

Igance and Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation are still in the running as a host site for an underground repository for used nuclear fuel.The Nuclear Waste Management Organization says Blind River and...

Post date: December 06, 2017

A potentially dangerous situation on Highway 17, west of Kenora, has resulted in charges against a Winnipeg man.Provincial Police received a traffic complaint while at the scene of a fatal motor...

Post date: December 06, 2017

A couple of dozen hardy souls braved fridid temperatures to take part in the annual vigil as part of the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.A total of 44 roses were laid in...

Post date: December 06, 2017

The provincial government has finally filled a key vacancy on the KenoraPolice Services board.Glenda McMillan served out her term more than two months ago, and the seat has beenvacant since October...

Post date: December 06, 2017

A number of events are planned today for the annual Day of Remembrance and Action On Violence against Women.The day commemorates the killing of 14 young women at the Ecole Polytechniquein Montreal in...

Post date: December 06, 2017

The Federal Government is not going forward with a judicial review on Jordan's Principal.The Liberals have decided they won't go to court over health care services for First Nations children...

Post date: December 06, 2017

Little funding for northwestern Ontario in an announcement intended to increase bicycling opportunities in Ontario.A total of 120 communities will receive funding as part of the province's...

Post date: December 06, 2017
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A thumbs down from a regional Health Officer on a recommendation to merge the Northwestern Health Unit and Thunder Bay District Health Unit.Dr. Janet DemiIlle says the suggestion comes from an expert...

Post date: December 06, 2017

Things are slowly getting back to normal across the region after this week'sbig snow storm.All highways are listed as open this morning and there haven't been any cancellationsreported.All...

Post date: December 06, 2017

City crews have been working hard over the last few days.Kenora faced a record amount of snowfall earlier this week with over 28 centimetres of snow falling within 24 hours.The city has a Snow Plow...

Post date: December 05, 2017

The provincial government says it's looking a different ways of bringing down auto insurance rates.Finance minister Charles Sousa has introduced a number of measures including the creation of a...

Post date: December 05, 2017

Grand Council Treaty #3 says it's still lobbying to have the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls come to this region.This week, the Inquiry is holding three days of...

Post date: December 05, 2017

Finally some good news for travelers in the region.The OPP says Highway 17 between Dryden and the Manitoba border has been re-opened after being closed late yesterday afternoon.The Highway closure...

Post date: December 05, 2017

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