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Kenora's Heritage Committee is looking at a by-law that could protect an old tree in the north end of town. The 300 year old eastern cottonwood in the Rideout area is one of oldest of its species in...

Post date: July 05, 2010

And Canadian Blood Services says they still have lots of appointment times avaiable for its Blood Donor Clinic in Kenora this week.As many as 220 donors are expected over the next two days at Thomas...

Post date: July 05, 2010

A couple of members of the Jaffray Melick Judo Club earned medals at the National Judo Championshipsin Lethbridge over the weekend.Kaitie Dennis led the medal parade with a pair of bronze medals....

Post date: July 05, 2010

The International Joint Commission has been asked to examine the development of a bi-national management of both Lake of the Woods and Rainy Lake.Canada's chair Joe Comuzzi says the review will first...

Post date: July 05, 2010

The Redditt Local Roads Board is hoping for some emergency funding from the provinceto help cover the cost of a major road washout.A section of the road just north of the CN train tracks washed out...

Post date: July 05, 2010

O-P-P divers have recovered the body of a man who had been missing since Canada Day after falling out of a boat on Rainy Lake.The body of 43-year-old Robert Mainville of Couchiching First Nation was...

Post date: July 05, 2010

The City of Kenora now has a new street.Mike Richards Way was officially dedicated Friday afternoon ata special ceremony at the Kenora Rec. Center.The street named after the Philadelphia Flyer...

Post date: July 05, 2010

No injuries are being reported from the crash of a float plane in Rainy River yesterday morning.It happened in front of several people who were lined-up along the Fort Frances waterfront for the...

Post date: July 02, 2010

And it took a long time to organize, but Mike Richards will officially be recognized forwinning the gold medal at the Olympics this past February in Vancouver.A ceremony honoring our Winter Olympian...

Post date: July 02, 2010

The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association has mixed feelings about theprovincial government's plan to overhaul the forest tenure system.Public meetings were held in May over a proposal to set up...

Post date: July 02, 2010

The special events just keep rolling in Kenora.After a spectacular fireworks display in Keewatin lastnight, attention shifts to the harbortown area of Kenora for the next two days.Tonight the...

Post date: July 02, 2010

A couple of american tourists are safe and sound after being lost in the bush innorthwestern Ontario for five days.The married couple from Washington State had been flown into a camp on a remotelake...

Post date: July 02, 2010

No word as to when a gaping hole in a roadway in Redditt will finally berepaired.A 25 foot section of the road just north of the CN rail line washed out lastweekend.High water caused the washout and...

Post date: July 02, 2010

Something needs to be done to make Main Street South more pedestrianfriendly.That seemed to be the prevailing feeling from a public meeting held thismorning on the downtown traffic design.Maria...

Post date: June 30, 2010

Tourism Kenora says its pleased with the results of its latest marketing campaigns.Two marketing campaigns have targeted the Winnipeg and southern Manitoba marketsover the past two months.Tourism...

Post date: June 30, 2010

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