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Confederation College in Kenora is full to bursting at the seams.Tuesday was the first day of classes at campuses right across the region. Rick Moore is director of the local campus and says they...

Post date: September 10, 2009

The Canadian Red Cross is helping remember the terrorist attacks of 9/11.The Kenora Chapter is bringing in a guest speaker to talk about her experiences volunteering in New York City after the twin...

Post date: September 10, 2009

Its been a while since there have been any forest fires in the Kenora District,but there were three small blazes reported over the Labor Day Long Weekend.All three were located on Lake of the Woods,...

Post date: September 10, 2009

There is an increasing traffic jam of would-be drivers wanting to take their road tests.550 Drive Test employees have been on strike since August 23rd.Maria Bagdonis is the local operator of Young...

Post date: September 10, 2009

Hospital officials in Thunder Bay suspect an agitated patient was responsible for setting off a sprinkler. A hospital spokesman says damage at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre will be in...

Post date: September 10, 2009

The Ministry of Education has provided a funding projection for the 3 schools that have been amalgamated with the local public school board.The Keewatin Patricia District School Board should get...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board is reviewing the enrollment and accommodation needs at its five elementary schools in Kenora.The first step in the lengthy process is to establish what...

Post date: September 09, 2009

Ontario's minister for the north says Greyhound's threat tocancel bus service in northwestern Ontario is ``a great concern.''But Michael Gravelle is still hopeful a bailout won't be necessary to keep...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The Northwestern Ontario Sportsmen's Alliance says more cubs are being orphaned or killed now because of fatal nuisance bear encounters than before the cancellation of the spring bear hunt.The group...

Post date: September 09, 2009

A 45-year-old Sault Ste. Marie trucker truckeris facing a stunt-driving charge.OPP say they clocked a transport truck at more than 50 kilometres an hour over the posted speed limit on Sunday near...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The New Democrats say they would consider supporting the Harper government in certain circumstances.The Liberals say they're ready to pull the plug on the minority Conservative government.NDP...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The Lake of the Woods Hospital is starting to work on its annual planning submissions for 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.The board must have the plans in the hands of the Northwest Local Health Integration...

Post date: September 09, 2009

DriveTest and the United Steel Workers, which represents driving examiners across the province, are slated to resume negotiations this morning.Jim Young, president of Local 9511, says it remains to...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The OPP have arrested a 33 year old man in connection to a disturbance over the weekend at a Railway Street residence.Police were called out Saturday night to investigate an alleged assault.Marshall...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The RCMP in Manitoba are searching for a man believed to be missing in Whiteshell Provincial Park.Early Sunday morning, police say they received reports of someone who seemed to be struggling in the...

Post date: September 09, 2009

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