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Organizers of a 3-3 summer hockey tournament are hoping to raiseat least 10 thousan dollars for cancer research.Dean Caron is one of the organizers and says in the first year of thetournament, they...

Post date: April 19, 2010

TerraX Minerals is one step closer to targeting a new drilling campaign on its property near Atikokan.The company has completed ground geophysical surveys on all 3-of its gold exploration properties....

Post date: April 19, 2010

Good news for some mine workers in Northwestern Ontario.North American Palladium has resumed production at its Lac des Iles Mine near Thunder Bay, putting 180 employees back to work.The mine was...

Post date: April 19, 2010

9-individuals have joined the ranks of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service.The recruits were sworn in at a ceremony in Thunder Bay on Friday.Shannon Dyck of Dryden is one of the new constables.Dyck...

Post date: April 19, 2010

AbitibiBowater has named a new manager for its Fort Frances mill.Derrick Lindgren moves from the same position at AbitibiBowater's Iroquois Falls mill to assume the duties next week in Fort Frances....

Post date: April 19, 2010

Triple Play will once again be getting some support from Kenoracity council.Council has tentativly agreed to give the organization 15 thousanddollars to help operate this year.Triple Play allows...

Post date: April 19, 2010

A number of fundraisers for Cancer patients and Cancer Research aregoing to be held in Kenora over the next five months.One of the newest events is called "Show Us Your Colors".Irma Milko is one of...

Post date: April 19, 2010

The Ministry of Natural Resources will be holding four information sessions next monthabout proposed changes to the Whisky Jack Forest work plan.John Sills is a spokesperson for the MNR and says...

Post date: April 19, 2010

The Provincial Government has indicated that May 21st will be the day a third school in theKeewatin-Patricia School District is selected to offer full-day, every-day kindergartenprograms.Carol Hron...

Post date: April 19, 2010

There's a lot of history on Hennepen Lane in downtown Kenora anda committee has been set up to try and make the back alley a tourist attraction.A meeting was held on Friday to get some feedback on...

Post date: April 19, 2010

A different approach in disciplining unruly students is being credited for a considerable drop in suspension numbers in the Public School Board.There have been 183-fewer suspensions and 111-fewer...

Post date: April 16, 2010

The Lake of the Woods Business Incentive Corporation says its seeingsome positive signs in the local economy.In the past year, LOWBIC lent out 1.7 million dollars to small businessesin the Kenora...

Post date: April 16, 2010

Northern Ontario has it all!Treasury Board President Stockwell Day promoted the resources available in this region during a speech to business leaders in Sioux Lookout last night.Day says the North...

Post date: April 16, 2010

The 19th Annual Harborfest should be bigger and better than ever before.A total of eight bands are expected to take the stage over three nightsduring the August Long weekend.Dave Blake is one of the...

Post date: April 16, 2010

North American Palladium has restarted the machines at its Lacdes Iles Mine near Thunder Bay and brought 180 employees back to work. The mine was closed in October 2008 due to declining metal...

Post date: April 15, 2010

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