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Several hundred people came out Frioay afternoon to say goodbye tothe employees of the Kenora Police Service.The ceremony took place in the parking lot of the Kenora Police Station.Chief Dan...

Post date: July 20, 2009

There are now 68 confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus in northwestern Ontario.The Ontario Ministry of Health provided an update of the spread of theswine flu virus late Friday afternoon.In the...

Post date: July 20, 2009

The Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation is lobbying the International Joint Commission to bring the lake under its jurisdiction.The IJC oversees international waterways along the Canada...

Post date: July 20, 2009

Plenty of pomp and ceremony at the Kenora Curling Club over the weekend as 33 members of the Kenora Police Service were officiallysworn in as OPP officers.Julian Fantino is the commissioner of the...

Post date: July 20, 2009

The OPP say they have located a Keewatin woman who had been reported missing almost a week ago in the Red Lake area. Valerie Cain was located Saturday morning around 8:30 in relativelygood condition...

Post date: July 20, 2009

Design plans for phase two of the downtown revitalization project are getting mainlyfavorable reviews.Conceptual design plans were unveiled at a public meeting last night.Councillor Wendy Cuthbert...

Post date: July 17, 2009

Environment Canada is giving the Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation 135 thousand dollars to study the water quality of the lake.The Foundation has embarked on a Nutrient Budget for...

Post date: July 17, 2009

The Kenora Police is starting to wind down its operations.Friday is the last day of existance for the KPS.The OPP will take over policing duties as of 7AM.Kenora Police Chief Dan Jorgensen says they...

Post date: July 17, 2009

3-new forest fires were reported yesterday across Northwestern Ontario.One of the blazes burned in the Northern section of Quetico Park and crews acted quickly to hold the flames.Another fire is...

Post date: July 17, 2009

The OPP promise to have a high visibility in the community when theytake over policing in the City of Kenora today.Inspector Dave Lucas from the Kenora Detachment says they want to make Kenora one of...

Post date: July 17, 2009

Grand Council Treaty #3 says it would like to see the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission to hold at least onehearing in northwestern Ontario.The new co-chairs of the...

Post date: July 17, 2009

Women's Place Kenora is welcoming 64-thousand dollars from the Federal Government.Kenora MP Greg Rickford was in Kenora yesterday to announce the funding on behalf of the Minister of State for the...

Post date: July 17, 2009

An electrical malfunction is being blamed on a small house fire inKeewatin.The fire broke out shortly after 1:00 yesterday afternoon in the kitchenarea. Five trucks were dispatched to the scene and...

Post date: July 17, 2009

Opawica Explorations has updated its resource estimate for its Atikwa Lake property near Kenora.The new figures were derived from a database of new information from recent drilling activity.A total...

Post date: July 17, 2009

Northwoods Broadcasting is expanding.The owners of CJRL have purchased Thunder Bay Radio Station's Giant 105.3 as well as Magic 99.9 for 4.5-million dollars.Vice-President Jim MacMullin says they are...

Post date: July 15, 2009

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