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It's day two of the Canadian Blood Services Blood Donor Clinic in Kenora.Spokesperson Michael Hyduk says yesterday's clinic was a big sucess with 126 units of blood collected.Hyuk says they welcome...

Post date: January 19, 2010

Officials with the dormant White River sawmill are hoping to reinvent themselves in 2010.Company President Jeff Butler plans to expand the operation with wood pellet technology and value-added...

Post date: January 19, 2010

The race is on for Canadian cities wanting to claim a spot on the new Canuck edition of Monopoly.Kenora is currently in the number 8 spot for wild card cities.There are 22 spots on the board.You can...

Post date: January 19, 2010

Kenora's Property and Planning Commitee has decided to scrap its proposed changes to the sing by-law.Committee Chair Councilor Wendy Cuthbert says they need to develop a bylaw that is more business...

Post date: January 19, 2010

A large drug bust in Sioux Lookout.OPP searched a Sioux Lookout home and recovered 44-thousand dollars worth of Oxycontin and Oxycocet pills.Police say 26-year-old Leonid Shipner of Sioux Lookout and...

Post date: January 19, 2010

Ontario's Native Affairs Minister Brad Duguid says building strong First Nations economies will help the province's economy.Duguid was in Thunder Bay where area first nation leaders have begun...

Post date: January 19, 2010

It's going to cost a little more than expected to draft plans for phase two of the downtown revitalization project.Kenora City council will be meeting Monday to approve the tender by the KGS group...

Post date: January 19, 2010

The City of Kenora is a step closer to swapping Town Island on Lake of the Woods with the Ministry of Natural Resources.Last night, city council declared the island surplus to municipal purposes....

Post date: January 19, 2010

The Making Kenora Home Committee says its continuing to seek funding for a low-cost housing project.Nan Normand is a spokesperson for the committee and says unfortunately they have not been able to...

Post date: January 19, 2010

The Canadian Cancer Society and Northwestern Health Unit is looking for smoker to take part in the annual Driven to Quit Challenge.The campaign encourages smokers to kick the habit by offering a...

Post date: January 19, 2010

A First Nation in northwestern Ontario is expected to set up barriers today at airstrips to block exploration activity at what could be the world's biggest source of stainless steel. Marten Falls...

Post date: January 19, 2010

Dryden Police are disheartened to learn that a local resident has fallen victim to a scam targeting seniors.Police say a grandparent receives a phone call from a con-artist claiming to be one of the...

Post date: January 19, 2010

Premier Dalton McGuinty is defending his decision to add theaboriginal affairs portfolio to Attorney General Chris Bentley's duties. McGuinty says his government isn't amalgamating or merging...

Post date: January 19, 2010

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board has a bit of an administrative void to fill.Larry Hope's last day on the job as Director of Education was January 12th.Hope says he enjoyed each one of his...

Post date: January 19, 2010

Some Kenora area residents can expect the power to go out this afternoon.The lights will be out from 2 to 4 today in the area north of Kenora between the Winnipeg River and Black Sturgeon Lake.Hydro...

Post date: January 15, 2010

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