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Canadian travellers in and around the popular Jamaican tourist destination of Montego Bay are being urged to exercise a high degree of caution after the local government declared a state of emergency...

Post date: January 19, 2018

Dryden Mayor Greg Wilson says northwestern Ontario communities are getting short-changed by the province.Wilson is calling on the government to starting handling transfer payments for municipalities...

Post date: January 19, 2018

Manitou Gold is starting its winter exploration program at its site southeast of Kenora.The company says more than 18-hundred metres of core will be drilled to learn more the minerals at its Kenwest...

Post date: January 19, 2018

The OPP have arrested three people in connection to a string of break-ins to businesses in the Kenora area over the last couple of weeks.According to police over 10 thousand dollars worth of tools,...

Post date: January 19, 2018

Kasper Transportation is now providing bus services to the Kenora and Rainy River districts.The first run eastbound from Thunder Bay to Kenora along Highway 11 and 71 took place yesterday.Chief...

Post date: January 19, 2018

You'll notice a large number of members of the Canadian military at Anicinabe Park and parts of Lake of the Woods over the next two days.It's all part of Exercise First Run, which is a winter...

Post date: January 19, 2018

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization has completed drilling its first borehole west of Ignace.The drilling started on November 6th in a rock formation located south of Highway 17, between Ignace...

Post date: January 19, 2018

The City of Kenora is warning of possible traffic delays in several areas over the next couple of weeks.A company called Uni-Jet Universal Pipe Services will be inspecting sewer and water lines.They...

Post date: January 18, 2018

A bit of an increase in Gas Tax revenue from the provincial government.The City of Kenora is eligible for just over 156 thousand dollars this year.That's up from 148 thousand dollars last year....

Post date: January 18, 2018

A former member of Beaver Brae' cheerleading squad is heading to the World Cheerleading Championships in Disney World.Darbey Carlson, who was part of Beaver Brae's 2013 national championship...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Some of the projects that have been given the green light in the city's 2018 Capital spending list include three million for the Art Gallery Project in Memorial Park.Most of the funding for that...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Local producers are being encouraged to take advantage of the Sustainable New Agri-Food Products and Productivity program.Andrea Habinski is with the Cloverbelt Local Food Coop and she says the third...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Kenora may soon be home to a medical marijuana clinic.Rainy River Cannabis Collective says they are looking at expanding in Dryden, Kenora and Winnipeg in the near future.Co-owner Angela Olson says...

Post date: January 18, 2018

The Rainy River District School Board is receiving 23-million dollars for a new consolidated K-12 school in Atikokan.It will house as many as 417 student currently attending classes at Atikokan High...

Post date: January 18, 2018

The Kenora District Services Board supports a call to hold a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry hearing in Treaty Three Territory.Chief Administrative Officer Henry Wall says he...

Post date: January 18, 2018

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