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The OPP say they had to use a taser to subdue a man who was involved in a brawl in downtown Kenora over the weekend.Around 2:00 Saturday morning, police say they were called to deal with a large...

Post date: August 09, 2011

A natural area plan for Lake of the Woods and Rainy Lake is ready to be put into action. It was worked on by the Nature Conservancy of Canada for the past decade.Regional vice-president Chris Maher...

Post date: August 09, 2011

The provincial government is boosting the amount of money its giving the Right to Play organization.Right to Play will be getting 1.5 million dollars this year to expand programs into at least 30...

Post date: August 09, 2011

Organizers of a vote to select a slate of officers to oversee the new KeeMan Local Services Board say they are happy with the turn-out of their elections over the weekend.A total of 135 people turned...

Post date: August 09, 2011

The OPP are investigating a couple of break and enters at the west end of town. Over the weekend, someone broke into a business on Ottawa Street in Keewatin.Police say the incident took place...

Post date: August 09, 2011

A sobering report on the state of Kenora's Bridges.Stantec Engineering has conducted the review and it looked specifically at the West Branch of the Winnipeg River Bridge and the Keewatin Channel...

Post date: August 09, 2011

It looks like there will be a race for the Conservative nomination in the Kenora-Rainy River Riding.Louis Roussin has confirmed that his nomination papers have been accepted by the party.Roussin is a...

Post date: August 09, 2011

Its a good thing the city is getting a new tent for the Kenora Harborfront, because the old tent isn't going to be of much use for a while.A sudden windstorm yesterday afternoon ripped the tent off...

Post date: August 09, 2011

It came down to the wire, but the Kenora duo of Mark Libitka and Dave Bennett took away top honors at the 24th annual Kenora Bass International.They reeled in 50.67 pounds of bass, just edging out...

Post date: August 08, 2011

A group of walkers has completed their journey around the Kenora-Rainy River district.The seventeen young people took part in the "Walk for Good Life" that started a week ago on the Eagle Lake First...

Post date: August 08, 2011

The Ministry of Natural Resources is hoping the weather this week will help them combat more than 130 fires burning in the region.There are 41-forest fires alone burning in the Red Lake area.Ministry...

Post date: August 08, 2011

Goldcorp is making a 25-thousand dollar donation in support of the CNIB Eye Van.Red Lake Gold Mine Manager Chris Cormier made the announcement in Red Lake last week.The vehicle is a mobile clinic...

Post date: August 08, 2011

Nine communities in northwestern Ontario will be sharing 5.4 million dollars from the northern Ontario Heritage Fund.That includes money the Whitefeather forest Management Corporation to develop a...

Post date: August 08, 2011

The I-Level Timberstrand Mill on the Jones Road is getting a much needed boost from the province.Less than a month after being promised a wood allocation from the Kenora Forest, the company will also...

Post date: August 08, 2011

Red Cross officials in northwestern Ontario are collecting money for famine relief in Somalia as the situation there remains critical. Spokesperson Rob Zuback says people across the region are...

Post date: August 08, 2011

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