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Two Maine hunters are fined over 2-thousand dollars for illegally killing a wolf.William Pinet and Kurt Christenson were both convicted under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and were fined...

Post date: April 27, 2010

Calling all young professionals.A group of career driven individuals are starting up the first ever young professionals network in Kenora.Spokesperson Mike Greaves says they want to create a social...

Post date: April 27, 2010

It's Rail Safety Week and motorists can expect to see an increased presence of railway police in Northwestnern Ontario.Chief Stephen Covey says his officers are cracking down on violators - people...

Post date: April 27, 2010

Its going to be another busy construction year in Kenora.The Provincial and Federal Levels of Government have announced six million dollars to complete the re-paving of Highway 17 from the City...

Post date: April 26, 2010

Kenora City Council has received support for its Graffitti By-Law from an unlikely source.Grade school student Charity Busch made a deputation to councilthis week to enact a by-law to crack down on...

Post date: April 26, 2010

The Kenora District Services Board will be changing their name and adapting a new slogan based on ideas from the public.Chair Joyce Timpson says the name dosen't reflect what they do.Interested...

Post date: April 26, 2010

A split decision for the Kenora Rowing Club from city council.The city has agreed to a 49 year lease arrangement for its club house on Rabbit Lake.On the downside, council has rejected a request by...

Post date: April 26, 2010

A rosy picture when it comes to Kenora's medical shortage.Dr. Buzz Pedersen told city council this week that Kenora has experienced a doctor shortage for about eight years now.But he suggests the...

Post date: April 26, 2010

Northwestern Ontario has seen more than 100 fires since the season officially began at the start of this month.In comparison, there were just 194 wild fires reported in the region all of last year....

Post date: April 26, 2010

Photo Courtesy of Kenora District Chamber of Commerce websiteThis weekend marks the 24th annual Kenora Chamber of Commerce Home and Trade Show.Chamber Manager Darcie Buchanan says they've got sixty...

Post date: April 23, 2010

Don't expect an immediate end to the dry weather conditions. Geoff Coulson of Environment Canada says we've have about half our normal precipitation for April. He says that'll continue for at...

Post date: April 23, 2010

The City of Kenora is going to chop up the work needed to construct a new tent on the harbourfront.Underground work will be part of the first phase with the wall coverings to be dealt with at a later...

Post date: April 23, 2010

Photo Courtesy of Ontario's Ministry of Natural ResourcesNo more roasting marshmellows by the campfire.The Ministry of Natural Resources has issued a restricted fire zone in Northwestern Ontario.Fire...

Post date: April 23, 2010

Photo Courtesy of City of Dryden websiteMunicipal leaders will sit down with a handful of Provincial Ministers today in Marathon at the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association Conference....

Post date: April 23, 2010

Some of the first diamonds to be mined in Ontario will go on sale at Birks' flagship store in downtown Toronto next Monday.The 100 gems are of extremely high-quality, with a retail value 10 to 15 per...

Post date: April 22, 2010

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