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Opposition M-P's are accusing Prime Minister Harper of abusing his power by suspending Parliament.The commons won't return to business until March which Thunder Bay-Rainy River M-P John Rafferty says...

Post date: December 31, 2009

Nishawbe Aski Police have intercepted a package of illegal drugs destined for the Fort Hope First Nation.Police seized 36 hundred dollars worth of Percocet and Oxycontin pills, at the First Hope...

Post date: December 31, 2009

OPP have released the name of the person who was found dead at a hotel in Kenora last week.44 year old Stephane Simard of B.C. was travelling with his common law spouse to Quebec forthe Christmas...

Post date: December 30, 2009

A Manitoba motorist ventured off the ice road on Monday and his truck broke through the ice just south of Thompson Island.The driver and three occupants travelled off the marked path at Hough and...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Two people charged with defrauding two Thunder Bay companies of more than a quarter million dollars are due in court in February.Kerry Wirkkunen is charged with fraud, theft, forgery and mischief...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Thunder Bay police are trying to determine if two men charged with driving a Jeep into a Beer Store are responsible for other break-ins at beer and liquor stores using thesame heavy-handed method.A...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Rainy River Resources will continue its exploration activities in the district next year.President Raymond Threlkeld says activity this year led to the discovery of some additional gold zones....

Post date: December 30, 2009

Thunder Bay-Rainy River M-P John Rafferty feels the NDP made some gains during the past session at the House of Commons.M-P's took their Christmas Break Friday and Rafferty says there were some...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Kenora Mayor Len Compton is keeping his cards close to his vestregarding his future in municipal politics.In a year end interview with CJRL news, Compton refused to saywhether he planned to run in...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Good news for those who use the emergency shelter in the cold winter months, the Provincial Government has decided to provide funding to operate the program at the Fellowship Centre.The Ministry of...

Post date: December 30, 2009

A toxicology report is expected to provide more information into the death of a 26 year old in Kenora.OPP are investigating the death of Sheena Jack on December 21st.Last Monday, paramedics attended...

Post date: December 30, 2009

The City of Kenora will soon have a new marina.Changes in Latitude will be completing the final touches on its marina on highway 17 west this spring.Councillor Wendy Cuthbert says they look forward...

Post date: December 29, 2009

The provincial Mining Act is going through one more set of consultations.The legislation was passed earlier this fall, but now the government wantsto get feedback on the actual regulations contained...

Post date: December 29, 2009

The MP for the Kenora Riding is reflecting back on 2009.In a year end interview, ConservativeGreg Rickford points out that his Government took huge strides in dealing with tough economic conditions...

Post date: December 29, 2009

Nuinsco Resources is selling its Cameron Lake gold project and a gold mill to CoventryResources.The deal is valued at 12 million dollars in Canadian funds.The property is located southeast of Kenora...

Post date: December 29, 2009

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