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The Fellowship Center on Water Street will continue its emergency drop-in facility this winter despite a lack of funding.The provincial government had been providing some job-training money to the...

Post date: December 22, 2009

DriveTest facilities should be open for exams the first week of January. Staff who've been on strike since August have reached a tentativedeal with the company. The company will also be hiring...

Post date: December 21, 2009

The Kenora Police Services Board is looking into the final report delivered by the former Chief of the Municipal Police.Several members of the board including Len Compton and Glenda McMillan want Dan...

Post date: December 21, 2009

Three people have been arrested in Fort Frances on drug charges following a bust by the Community Drug Action Team.Initially, the OPP stopped a vehicle in Fort Frances and discovered some Oxycocet...

Post date: December 21, 2009

For the first time in over two months, there were no new cases of the H1N1virus reported in northwestern Ontario.The latest statistics from the Ministry of Health indicates there wasa big decline in...

Post date: December 21, 2009

The Kenora Catholic District School Board is getting funding to help welcome the Olympic Torch to town early in the new year.Kenora M.P. Greg Rickford announced just over 61 hundred dollars to host...

Post date: December 21, 2009

It was a long weekend for the Kenora Triple "a" midget Thistles. The Thistles played three games away from home.On Friday, Kenora was edged 5-4 in overtime by the Southwest Cougars. Saturday the...

Post date: December 21, 2009

Kenora City Council has approved a new organizational structure for the Lake of the Woods Economic Development Commission.Council met yesterday morning with members of the commission.Geordie McEwan...

Post date: December 21, 2009

Ontario's Tourism Minister is defending the creation of 13 new tourism marketing regions.Northwestern Ontario belongs in a huge district that runs all the way from the Manitoba border to Sault Ste....

Post date: December 21, 2009

The Crimestoppers program in Northwestern Ontario and Northern Minnesota had another successful year.Executive Director Doug Anderson says they saw an increase in tips over 2008's 1-thousand 700...

Post date: December 21, 2009

A resident of northwestern Ontario has been named to the WorkplaceSafety and Insurance Board.Estelle Caines is currently the Director of Access Services for the Lake ofthe Woods Child Development...

Post date: December 18, 2009

The holiday season has been a hectic one so far for OPP in Sioux Lookout.Police have been inudated with calls invloving intoxicated individuals.OPP say from Wednesday afternoon to early this morning...

Post date: December 18, 2009

A new plan to increase employment in northern Ontario has been revealed the province's Progressive Conservative party.Leader Tim Hudak says the P-C Northern Ontario Jobs plan differs greatly from...

Post date: December 18, 2009

The Ministry of Natural Resources has a number of changes in store for Northwestern Ontario Lakes.Fishing regulations have changed for area lakes in Atikokan, Red Lake and Lake of the Woods.The 2010...

Post date: December 18, 2009

Kenora City Council has almost finalized plans for phase two of the Downtown Revitalization project.Council held a special meeting yesterday to go over the plans for the Harborfront area.Councillor...

Post date: December 18, 2009

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