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A new endowment fund has been set up for the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation.The Pinecrest District Home for the Aged has established a 50 thousand dollar fund.Income from...

Post date: December 24, 2009

O-P-P continue their watch for drunk drivers this holiday season.More than 18-thousand vehicles have been stopped in RIDE spot-checks across northwestern Ontario since the Festive Campaign began in...

Post date: December 24, 2009

A 22-year-old Dryden man is in custody following a reported assault on Tuesday.Police say a security officer was trying to arrest a shoplifter at a local grocery store when he was assaulted by the...

Post date: December 24, 2009

Some lucky person will walk away with cash or a car tomorrow, courtesy of the Kenora Lions Club.The draw will take place at noon around the City's Christmas Tree on Main Street.President Don Brown...

Post date: December 24, 2009

New fishing regulations for Lake of the Woods are getting thethumbs up, especially for lake trout limits.The Ministry of Natural Resources recently came out with its2010 fishing guide.Gord Pyzer is...

Post date: December 23, 2009

Christmas travel plans for residents in the Rainy River district and the rest of Northwestern Ontario may be altered.Mark Firman of Environment Canada says a major storm is gathering strength in the...

Post date: December 23, 2009

The Kenora Detachment is preparing for the New Year and has released an estimated figure for policing costs in 2010.Inspector Dave Lucas says nothing is set in stone.The estimated costs for the OPP...

Post date: December 23, 2009

The province's plan to create 13 new tourism zones isn't sitting well with all tourist groups in this region.A conference call was held yesterday by the Ministry of Tourism to explain how the new...

Post date: December 23, 2009

If you're on the receiving end of a new iPod Touch or iPhone this Christmas -- you will be able to take along CJRL where ever you go.Our parent company - Acadia Broadcasting - has just launched a new...

Post date: December 22, 2009

A 34 year old Grassy Narrows man has been taken to the Winnipeg Health Sciences Center following a hit and run accident in Kenora.The OPP say the accident took place around 5:30 Saturday morning...

Post date: December 22, 2009

The message of not drinking and driving doesn't seem to be gettingthrough to some people.Over the weekend, the Kenora OPP pulled over five motorists andcharged them with driving while under the...

Post date: December 22, 2009

Two Kenora men face drug charges following a bust by the OPP's Drug and Organized Crime Unit.Police say they stopped a vehicle on Rabbit Lake Road around 2:00 Sunday afternoon and found the occupants...

Post date: December 22, 2009

The Director of Young Drivers in Kenora and Dryden is pleased to see the end of the driving instructor strike.Drive Test staff who've been on strike since August have reached a tentative deal with...

Post date: December 22, 2009

Garbage and Recycling crews will be taking the day off for the Christmas holiday.Minto and JM North are typically scheduled for Friday pick up, but Spokesperson Mike Mostowe says they've created a...

Post date: December 22, 2009

The Lake of the Woods Economic Development Corporation won't be seeking any increase in its budget from the City of Kenora next year.The commission presented its draft budget to council on Friday....

Post date: December 22, 2009

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