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The Kenora Transit Authority will be conducting a survey of itsriders in the weeks ahead.A questionaire has been developed which asked passengerswhat they like about the service and what they don't...

Post date: February 03, 2010

Last month was unusual in Kenora for a couple of reasons.The weather was warmer than normal, and we also experienceJanuary rain.Environment Canada climatologist, Geoff Coulson says overallit was a...

Post date: February 02, 2010

The Kenora Detachment of the OPP is investigating the circumstances surroundingan accident that saw one of its officer hit by a vehicle while on duty.The officer was doing traffic control on Veteran'...

Post date: February 02, 2010

Mills in this region need to expand beyond producing just pulp and paper.That's the recommendation of a new report by the Forest Products Association of Canada.Catherine Cobden is a spokesperson for...

Post date: February 02, 2010

Fire at a duplex in the north end of town caused extensive smokedamage to the building yesterday afternoon.Kenora's Fire and Emergency Services Department was called out shortly after 11:30 to a unit...

Post date: February 02, 2010

One person is dead following a collision on an ice road on Lakeof the Woods south of Kenora.The OPP say they were called out to an accident on SabaskongBay last Friday morning around 11 AM.Police say...

Post date: February 02, 2010

Kenora's Heritage Committee says its willing to work with the city on a request for proposal on the old Fire Hall on Second Street South.The Property and Planning Committee has been given the task...

Post date: February 01, 2010

An Atikokan landmark has been destroyed by fire.The blaze at the old Moose Hall was reported early Monday morning and Crews spent nearly 2-days attempting to extinguish the flames.Major Dennis Brown...

Post date: February 01, 2010

The City of Kenora is expected to continue its Community Improvement Project Fund for at least one more year.One hundred thousand dollars is expected to be set aside as an incentive for businesses...

Post date: February 01, 2010

A post-mortem was conducted yesterday on a 33 year old Fort Frances man killed in a snowmobile accident.Thursday night around 8:30, two snowmobiles ran into each other on a trail on the Couchiching...

Post date: February 01, 2010

The officer responsible for recruiting in northwestern Ontario for the Ontario Provincial Police says the face of new recruits is changing.Sergeant Darryl Wilson and says those considering a career...

Post date: February 01, 2010

The OPP is pinching a number of snowmobile enthusiasts for not having proper registration, trail permits, and valid drivers licences.O-P-P laid seven charges during a recent snowmobile patrol....

Post date: February 01, 2010

An official with the Ministry of Agriculture says a new abattoir to open next week in Emo will put the district's cattle producers in a good position to help sell their products to local consumers....

Post date: February 01, 2010

The provincial government is being urged to form a crown corporation toopen pulp and paper mills that have been shut down in northern Ontarioand operate them.The suggestions comes from the union...

Post date: February 01, 2010

Crime Prevention and public safety are two of the goals found in the OPP's 2010 business plan.Inspector Dave Lucas presented the draft plan to the police services board on Thursday.Lucas says they...

Post date: February 01, 2010

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