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As many as 40 new cottage lots are going to be developed on Shoal Lake.The Shoal Lake #39 First Nation has received 775 thousand dollars from the federal government to help out with the project.Band...

Post date: August 31, 2009

The Sunset Country Travel Association is going Hollywood.The tourism group has received 218 thousand dollars from the federal government to produce 26 television shows.Gerry Cariou is the executive...

Post date: August 31, 2009

Its back to school this week for students in both the public and separate school board.Today, the teachers head back to work for a professional delopment day, and students go back to class tomorrow....

Post date: August 31, 2009

The Minister of Northern Development and Mines says he's willing to set up a meeting between the leaders from the Big Trout Lake First Nation and Platinex to try to resolve their on-going dispute....

Post date: August 31, 2009

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board has some changes in store for the upcoming school year.The public board recently welcomed three new schools to their education family.Director of Education...

Post date: August 31, 2009

Northwestern Ontario residents can expect to see more bears in city limits this fall.The Ministry of Natural Resources has already dealt with 19 nuiscance bears this summer.Wildlife Biologist Norm...

Post date: August 29, 2009

Residents of the tiny community of Redditt will be able to view plans for a community water supply.A public information session is being held on the Labor Day weekend to update plans to connect 50 or...

Post date: August 27, 2009

Northwestern Ontario residents can expect to see more bears in city limits this fall.The Ministry of Natural Resources has already dealt with 19 nuiscance bears this summer.Wildlife Biologist Norm...

Post date: August 27, 2009

The father of slain Woodstock girl Tori Stafford will be in Kenora a little earlier than scheduled. Rodney Stafford says he's making the 34-hundred-kilometre bike ride in honour of his slain...

Post date: August 27, 2009

A man who was killed in a house fire last weekend, died as a result of smoke inhallation.A post-mortem was held yesterday morning in Toronto to determine the cause of death.So far, the identity of...

Post date: August 27, 2009

One man has been arrested following a stabbing incident last night.The OPP say they responded to a complaint of an altercation at ahouse party. A 19 year old man was subsequently stabbed and had to...

Post date: August 27, 2009

Kenora residents travelling to Winnipeg by Greyhound will now be dropped off at a different location.The bus depot has moved from its Portage Avenue home to a new facility at the Richardson...

Post date: August 27, 2009

The Big Grassy and Onigaming First Nations are looking to attract more visitors and increase their tourism revenues.The Provincial Government is putting 100 thousand dollars towards upgrading...

Post date: August 27, 2009

Local school boards are gearing up for the start up of classes next week.The Kenora Catholic District School Board is putting the finishing touches on a couple of newbuildings.Phylis Aikre is the...

Post date: August 27, 2009

Sections of a new submarine waterline between downtown Kenora and Norman are starting to be pieced together.Galcon Marine has been working on the project for a couple of months.Operations manager,...

Post date: August 26, 2009

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