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It took a lot longer than expected to clean up a chemical spill onHighway 17-A.The OPP say a spill of strychnine pellets on the by-pass took over24 hours to clean up.The section of the by-pass...

Post date: May 17, 2010

The Lake of the Woods Development Commission says it has a number of irons in the fire to improve the economy of the City of Kenora.The Commission made its first quarter report to council last week...

Post date: May 17, 2010

The Grassy Narrows First Nation and environmental group Earthroots are applauding a renewed commitment by Domtar to steer clear of the First Nation‘s traditional territory. Domtar spokesperson Keith...

Post date: May 17, 2010

A chemical spill is expected to keep the Kenora By-Pass closed for several morehours.A two vehicle collision involving a couple of tractor trailor units near the intersection of Highway 17-A and the...

Post date: May 14, 2010

A local company has won a bid to install new sewer and water lines and a storm drain systemat the Kenora Rec. Center.Norquip Construction had the lowest of four bids for the job at just over...

Post date: May 14, 2010

Organizers of a summer hockey tournament which raises money for theCanadian Cancer Society won't be getting any financial support fromthe City of Kenora.The second annual Kenora Hockey Kids for...

Post date: May 14, 2010

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is one of the first boardsin northern Ontario to adopt an Environmental Education Policy.Trustees unanimously approved the policy at this week's board...

Post date: May 14, 2010

It took 6-months, 4-drafts and another 5-hours of debate yesterday, but the Kenora District Services Board has finally agreed on an acceptable 2010 budget.After being instructed in March to trim the...

Post date: May 14, 2010

The OPP say a section of the Kenora By-Pass could be closed for several more hoursthis morning.A two vehicle collision took place near the intersection of Highway 17-A and the Minaki Highwayaround 2:...

Post date: May 14, 2010

Residents of Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls can expect to pay a bit more in taxesthis year.The town council recently passed its 2010 budget and is looking at an overallincrease of about one percent.Mayor...

Post date: May 13, 2010

The City of Kenora is being asked to embrace higher learning in order tobuild out local economy.An Education and Training Strategy has been developed by the Lake of the WoodsDevelopment Commission....

Post date: May 13, 2010

Northwestern Ontario residents are being given the opportunity to get a glimpse into history of the one of the oldest companies in the world.Winnipeg is home to the archives of the Hudson's Bay...

Post date: May 13, 2010

High schools in the Kenora-Rainy River district are ranked well below many of their counterparts in southern Ontario according to the Fraser Institute's latest study.The Conservative Think-Tank ranks...

Post date: May 13, 2010

Sioux Lookout OPP and Lac Seul Police have released the name of the man found dead in a Whitefish Bay home on Sunday.54-year-old George Carpenter of Lac Seul has been identified as the victim.OPP...

Post date: May 12, 2010

Kenora Minor Hockey is 10 thousand dollars richer thanks to a long timecoach.Doug Novak has been recognized as an RBC local hockey leader.Novak has coached in Kenora for the past 22 year and says its...

Post date: May 12, 2010

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