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The big day is finally here.Today is the 4th annual 10 Hour Giving Challenge hosted by the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation.Darlene MacGillivray Executive Director of the...

Post date: May 26, 2017

Area lakes will be a lot more crowded the next couple of days as American tourists flock to Sunset Country for their long weekend.Provincial Police are reminding boaters to not drink and drive.The...

Post date: May 26, 2017

There are four active forest fires in northwestern Ontario.They are burning in the Red Lake and Nipigon districts, but aren't expected to cause any problems.There were ten new starts reported...

Post date: May 26, 2017

The Lake of the Woods Area is being recognized.A new contest is being put on by the website called "10 best".The contest is to recognize the Best Cottage Region in Canada.Currently Lake of...

Post date: May 26, 2017

Kenora's playing host to a major conference this weekend.Over 200 Rotary Club members from across northwestern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan are expected.John Dahl is heading up the...

Post date: May 25, 2017
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Graco children's products have issued a safety advisory and a recall on a specific car seat..The company issued the safety advisory yesterday, warning about certain My Ride 65 convertible car...

Post date: May 25, 2017

A new development in the breach of trust and obstructing justice charges against the Chief of the Thunder Bay Police.  Yesterday it was released by the police charges had been laid by the...

Post date: May 25, 2017

Some families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and children are speaking out against the $53-million federal inquiry set up by Prime Minister Trudeau.John Fox is the father of 13-year-old...

Post date: May 25, 2017

Confederation College says it was another banner year at its campuses across the region.President Jim Madder says this year they had 7,297 students and some 1,800 graduates.Madder is encouraging the...

Post date: May 25, 2017

Some campowners in the Sioux Narrows area received an unpleasant surprise when they returnedover the long weekend to open up their cottages for another season.The OPP say they received a number of...

Post date: May 24, 2017
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Both of Beaver Brae's soccer teams have narrowly missed a chance to advance to theNorWOSSA finals.The Bronco boys fell 2-1 to the Dryden Eagles, despite outchancing them in the second half of...

Post date: May 24, 2017

A 52 year-old Brampton man has been charged with careless driving for almost causing a serious collision on Highway 17 near Kenora.Last Thursday, Provincial Police received video footage of a near...

Post date: May 24, 2017

An autopsy has confirmed that an 8 year old boy who died atRushing River Provincial Park over the weekend drowned.Kyree Bruneau was from Winnipeg and his body was found in the early morning hours of...

Post date: May 24, 2017

New land for Rainy River First Nation.A deal with both the federal and provincial governments will see approximately 6-thousand hectares of land being added for the use and benefit of the First...

Post date: May 24, 2017

As the investigation into a terrorist bombing at the Manchester Arena continues, Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the UK Terror threat level to critical,   stating that a further...

Post date: May 24, 2017

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