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Its Round 2 of 3 for the Federal Candidates in the Kenora Riding.An All-Candidates forum is being held in Sioux Lookout tonight.Its an open mic format and the forum is being held at the Legion from 7...

Post date: April 19, 2011

The spread of the pine beetle is on the minds of the Ministry of Natural Resources.The bug already hurt B.C's forest industry and is making it's way east through Saskatchewan.Spokesperson Taylor...

Post date: April 19, 2011

Prime Minister Harper continues his campaign stumping through northwestern Ontario today. Last night he pumped up about 400 Conservative supporters in Thunder Bay for the May 2nd election. Harper...

Post date: April 19, 2011

The chair of Kenora's finance committee says he'd like to see more fairness in the tax system.Yesterday city council approved a 1.6 percent increase in the mill rate.But Ron Lunny says because of an...

Post date: April 19, 2011

The OPP's seatbelt campaign has netted more than just drivers failing to buckle up.Police pulled over a vehicle on Highway 17-A over the weekend for a seatbelt infraction.Officers also noticed the...

Post date: April 18, 2011

The underdog Clarenville Caribous have their first ever Allan Cup title.The Caribous topped the six team field over the weekend with a 5-3 win over the Bentley Generals in the gold medal game.Ivan...

Post date: April 18, 2011

The Kenora Sharks Swim Club is the cream of northern Ontario.The Sharks took part in the Ontario division three swim championships over the weekend and took top honors.Kenora Swimmers earned 782.5...

Post date: April 18, 2011

That test needed to obtain a Pleasure Craft Operators Card is now a little harder.The test includes more questions and if done on line, a 3-hour course must be completed first.Cameron Taylor of...

Post date: April 18, 2011

A new training program aims to prepare First Nations workers for jobs in mining and energy.Confederation College President Pat Lang says the program is customized to meet the needs of participants....

Post date: April 18, 2011

The Flavour Gone campaign against flavoured tobacco has been re-launched.The youth-based anti-tobacco organization has been battling tobacco companies for the past couple of years for targeting youth...

Post date: April 18, 2011

Organizers of the Allan Cup in Kenora say they are pleased with how the week-long tournament ran.The event wrapped up Saturday with the gold medal game in front of a near sell-out crowd at the Kenora...

Post date: April 18, 2011

The more things change, the more they stay the same.At least that seems to be the case with Kenora City Council.After paving the way earlier this week for the possibility of a digital bill board, the...

Post date: April 18, 2011

Organizers of a hockey tournament for cancer research are seeking help from Kenora City Council.Dean Caron started up the annual Kenora Kids for Cancer Research Tournament two years ago.He says they...

Post date: April 18, 2011

The Kenora Thistles dream of Allan Cup glory are over.The Thistles were ousted from the tournament last night in the quarter-finals with a 5-3 loss to Fort Frances.Thistles coach Ryan Raynard says...

Post date: April 15, 2011

The Ministry of Natural Resources has wrapped up a comprehensive training program for some its key members.Response and Operations Manager Dave Cleavely says the forum was geared towards staff from...

Post date: April 15, 2011

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