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A southern Ontario man is fighting for his life in hospital after a diving accident at Neys Provincial Park east of Terrace Bay.Ontario Provincial Police say it happened Wednesday, August 9th, when...

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A Dryden couple walked away unharmed following a small float plane crash in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia yesterday afternoon.Darcy Oliphant says he was flying across a ridge when his plane lost lift...

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Over 40 First Nation students are graduating from a National Resources Employment program.The youth hail from 27 communities in the region and finished six weeks of work and training through...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The Northern Ontario Party says it's ready to contest the next provincial election.Over the weekend, the Party held it's Annual General meeting and elected it's firstboard of directors....

Post date: August 17, 2017

A historic agreement between the province and the Anishinabek Nation.The two signed an education agreement that will support the implementation of a First Nation education system. It covers 27...

Post date: August 17, 2017

No love from the Premier over the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's desire for a hike to the HST by one per cent.Kathleen Wynne says with her government's focused on trying to reduce...

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Still time to register for the Alzheimer's Society of Kenora-Rainy River's Ride for Memories.It's a motorcycle ride this Saturday, ending in Dryden with a steak dinner.Client Services...

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There is no cause for concern if you see a forest fire burning in the Lac Seul area.The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is allowing an island fire to burn in order to restore and maintain...

Post date: August 17, 2017

There's a new study out on the behaviour patterns of Lake Trout. When we have cold springs Lake Trout thrive.  If it's warmer than normal, fish are less hardy with less access to...

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The Lake of the Woods Minor Hockey Association and the Kenora Girls Hockey is trying to re-kindle interest in it'sFirst Shift program.Association president Tim Gosnell says with the help of...

Post date: August 16, 2017

A 31 Kenora man faces a number of charges after damaging some property.Yesterday afternoon, the OPP responded to a 9-1-1 phone call after a woman reported that a man was damaging her vehicle.The...

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The province is expected to shed some more light on the basic income pilot project.They're holding another information session next week in Thunder Bay.The three-year study will test how a basic...

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A sobering reminder that drinking and driving charges don't just apply tomotor vehicles.The OPP's Marine Unit in Kenora was on patrol Saturday night, when they stopped someone using a Sea-doo...

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The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario is calling for changes to the formula used to fund education.It's offering up a plan that includes seven recommendations.President Sam Hammond...

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The illegal tobacco trade is not a victimless crime according to the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco.That word from Gary Grant of the Coalition which spoke to municipal leaders recently...

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