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An apartment building on Cambrian Drive had to be evacuated Friday morningdue to a fire in one of the units.The fire broke out around 9:30, but Kenora Fire Chief Warren Brinkman saysthey were able to...

Post date: July 12, 2010

Another relatively quiet weekend for forest fires in northwestern Ontario.Just three new blazes were reported over the past three days.One of the fires was located on an island on Lake of the Woods...

Post date: July 12, 2010

Its going to cost almost four million dollars to complete phase two of the downtownrevitalization project. Council held a special meeting this morning to approve a tender from Jarnel Contractingworth...

Post date: July 12, 2010

A federal agency is suggesting the prospects of finding a teaching job in an elementary school in northwestern Ontario over the next few years will be limited.Human Resources and Skills Development...

Post date: July 09, 2010

Organizers of Family Fishing Week activities say they expect Free Family Fishing week will become an annual event.This is the first year free fishing in Ontario waters has been expanded from two days...

Post date: July 09, 2010

Local health officials are calling it an important step forward for public health.All flavoured cigarettes and cigarillos must be pulled from store shelves.The ban came into effect July 1st..Daniel...

Post date: July 09, 2010

The City of Kenora is considering an idea to install five permanent, changeable message boards at various access points in the city to promote special events.At the Property and Planning Committee...

Post date: July 09, 2010

Kenora and Dryden could soon be teaming up in a bid to reduce recycling costs.The city is planning to buy a transport truck which would haul recyclables from Kenoraa couple of times a week, and two...

Post date: July 09, 2010

The high humidity levels are helping to control the forest fire hazard. Jeff Antoszek of the Ministry of Natural Resources says there is enough moisture in the air to keep forest from getting tinder...

Post date: July 08, 2010

No complaints from Greg Rickford. The Kenora Conservative MP thinks there's nothing wrong with some MPs having an extra income. He says he says the only rule should be that elected duties come first...

Post date: July 08, 2010

The Ministry of Natural resources is advising people to use caution while travelling on resource access roads in the Kenora District.They say the roads do not receive regular maintenance and could be...

Post date: July 08, 2010

Local police will have an extra set of eyes and ears on duty this summer in downtownKenora.Three summer students have been hired to patrol the harbortown area.Contable Dave Cain of the OPP says the...

Post date: July 08, 2010

The Lake of the Woods Control Board has authorized another increase in outflow from theNorman Dam into the Winnipeg River.Outflow will be increased 360 cubic meters per second later today. This is...

Post date: July 08, 2010

Kenora City Council is endorsing a lobby effort by residents living west of Kenora to havethe route for the twinning of the Trans-Canada Highway moved away from Lake of the Woods.A letter was sent to...

Post date: July 07, 2010

The City of Kenora should have a new zoning by-law in place by the fall.Yesterday a public meeting was held to get feedback on the revised zoningchanges.Murray Chown is a planner hired by the Tim...

Post date: July 07, 2010

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