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The Ontario Forest Industries Association isn't a big fan of theNorthern Growth Plan released last week by the province.The group says the government has basically ignored the loss of forestryjobs in...

Post date: October 30, 2009

Ghosts and goblins will be out this weekend, but local policewill be keeping an eye out for other mischief makers.Tonight is Gate Night in the city, traditionally an eveningof lots of minor incidents...

Post date: October 30, 2009

Don't forget to change your clocks back on Sunday. Daylight savings ends on November 1st.The City of Kenora's Fire and Emergency Services is reminding residents to change the batteries in their...

Post date: October 30, 2009

Over 25 trees will be up for auction at the 6th annual festival of trees fundraiser for the Lake of the Woods Community Foundation.Festival Committee Chair Linda Wydman says this year's theme is "...

Post date: October 30, 2009

The provincial government says its continuing to work to find a solution to Greyhound's ultimatum to pull out of northwestern Ontario.Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle says the...

Post date: October 30, 2009

It was a familiar script for court teams Thursday afternoon.Beaver Brae's Senior Boys Volleyball team cruised to a straight setswin over Fort Frances during Pep Rally Day at the Beaver Brae Gym.The...

Post date: October 30, 2009

Over 25 trees will be up for auction at the 6th annual festival of trees fundraiser for the Lake of the Woods Community Foundation.Festival Committee Chair Linda Wydman says this year's theme is "...

Post date: October 29, 2009

There are no immediate plans by the Northwestern Health Unit to have children in the district to receive the H-1-N-1 vaccine in local schools.The death of two teenagers in southern Ontario from the...

Post date: October 29, 2009

It looks like Greyhound will continue to operate in Manitoba, at least for the short-term. The bus company has announced it is working on an agreement with the Manitoba government to keep buses...

Post date: October 29, 2009

Kenora M-P Greg Rickford says a Liberal report putting his riding at the top of infrastructure stimulus funding is misleading.The Liberals claim spending of the federal stimulus program heavily...

Post date: October 29, 2009

Ontario Power Generation says it will proceed with trespass charges if hunters are found on its property.The warning comes following recent indicents at hydro facilities in the Terrace Bay area...

Post date: October 29, 2009

The new executive director of Northwestern Ontario and Minnesota Crimestopper is looking to raise the profile of the organization in the Rainy River district.Doug Anderson was in the area yesterday...

Post date: October 29, 2009

St. Thomas Aquinas Court Sport Teams faired well yesterday on the road.In Junior Boys Volleyball, T.A. defeated the Sioux Lookout Warriors 5 sets to none.The junior girls basketball clinched first...

Post date: October 29, 2009

About a dozen people turned out to a public meeting about the City of Kenora's proposed new sign by-law.A number of changes are planned, including banning the use of neon, or L.E.D. signage in the...

Post date: October 29, 2009

The Manitoba government has cancelled a plan to build a Tim Hortons kids camp on a lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park.Manitoba Conservation and the Tim Horton Children's Foundation unveiled a plan...

Post date: October 28, 2009

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