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With Labor Day now over, Tourism Kenora is looking ahead to the fall.A new ad campaign is being planned for the Winnipeg and southern Manitobamarkets.Heather Paterson is Kenora's Tourism Development...

Post date: September 07, 2010

A 23 year old Grassy Narrows man has been arrested following a stand-off in the First Nations Community North of Kenora.Late last week, Treaty Three Police were called out after a 28 year old woman...

Post date: September 07, 2010

The Northwest Local Health Integration Network is under fire from the Progressive Conservative party.The PC's are taking aim at their spending.Democratic Reform Critic Steve Clark feels the 4.8...

Post date: September 07, 2010

Area first nations can now get an 8 percent exemption from the HST at local retailers tills.Anyone who has difficulty getting it is asked to contact the local chapter of the Union of Ontario Indians....

Post date: September 07, 2010

Talks between the Northern Ontario School of Medicine andstriking members of OP-SEU will continue later this month.The talks ended Friday with limited progress and an agreement tomeet again starting...

Post date: September 07, 2010

Lac Seul First Nation will be voting today on a 27 million dollar settlement offer on its old timber claim.A voting booth will be set up in a number of communities across the region, including...

Post date: September 07, 2010

Industry Minister Tony Clement doesn't see the value of making FEDNOR a separate agency within the federal government.Opposition M-P's say feel it would speed up the time it takes to approval funding...

Post date: September 07, 2010

An 86-year-old Manitoba man is doing well despite being stranded for days in a swamp.Joseph Kuz was reported missing last week after he'd set out on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway near...

Post date: September 07, 2010

It looks like there will be at least two election races in Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls in October.With a week left before the nomination deadline, three people have signed up to run for two councillor...

Post date: September 03, 2010

Weyerhaueser says its not sure how the U.S. housing market it going to affect theTrus-Joist Mill on the Jones Road this fall.The mill is just coming off a week's down time.Wayne Rosnowski says after...

Post date: September 03, 2010

The provincial government is expected to roll out funding for the new regional tourism zones.Minister Michael Chan says it will be any day now when the zones are made official.Chan says he spoke with...

Post date: September 03, 2010

The Nishinawbe Aski Nation plans to rally at Queen's Park this fall.Grand Chief Stan Beardy says they vehemently oppose the far north act and want it scrapped.Beardy says they'll take action, but are...

Post date: September 03, 2010

Nishnawbe Aski Police executed a search warrant of the Fort Hope First Nation.Police seized a street value of approximately 14-thousand dollars worth of OxyContin prescription drugs.32 year old Linda...

Post date: September 03, 2010

The last remaining Ministry of Natural Resources personnel working in British Columbia return home today.The departure of 178 fireRangers and 30 support staff will end Ontario's support to the fire...

Post date: September 03, 2010

An impressive debut for Beaver Brae's Football Team.The Broncos upended the Dryden Eagles 31-6 yesterday in exhibition action at Pete Fair MemorialField.Scott Morgan had a pair of touchdowns for the...

Post date: September 03, 2010

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