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Another promotion for Dave Lucas.The former Detachment Commander in Kenora has been named as the Chief Superintendant and Commander of the the OPP in the Northwest Region. Lucas has been the...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The City of Kenora is preparing to deal with the impacts of climate change.The city has received funding to update it's asset management plan to take climate change into consideration.Adam Smith...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The province is expanding bus service in the region. Northland Transportation out of the Northeast will work in collaboration with existing private carriers to introduce service to communities...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The Wynne Government is being taken to task for the way it handles funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.Conservative critic Norm Miller says Rentech has already closed it's Wawa pellet...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Students from Pope John Paul got to learn how other countries interact with Canada.Groups of Grade 5 and 6 students each chose a country and learned about how that country is linked with ours...

Post date: December 01, 2017

It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation.The 14th annual Festival of Trees begins this evening with a gala celebration.One of the...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Six people will make court appearances in Fort Frances today after a drug bust in the community.A unspecified quantity of Crystal Meth, cash, a firearm and ammunition were seized after police...

Post date: December 01, 2017

A 32-year-old Oxdrift man has been arrested following a robbery at a Highway 17 motel.A night clerk reported the robbery around 1 o'clock Thursday morning in Dryden.The Dryden Police Service say...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Kenora residents are a pretty educated bunch.At least according to the latest census results from Statistics Canada.In the final release from the 2016 Census, it shows that 58.6 percent of our...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The early arrival of winter is slowing work on a number of capital projects in the City of Kenora.There are four projects currently underway late in the season.Heather Kasprick is the city clerk and...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Winter has arrived early in Kenora and the statistics bear it out.It was both snowier and colder than normal during November.Bill Laidlaw from Signal Weather Services says our average daily mean...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Prime minister Justin Trudeau has announced his nomination of Sheilah Martin to the Supreme Court of Canada to fill the vacancy that Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin will leave with her coming...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Recognition for members of Beaver Brae's football team.Three players and the coaches were honored at last night's Winnipeg High School Football League Awards Banquet.Wes Penner was named to...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Yet another Minnesota angler has been fined for trying to smuggle in illegal bait into Ontario.Carl Brandt of Forest Lake has pleaded guilty and fined 15 hundred dollars for bringing live leeches...

Post date: November 30, 2017

A real nail-biter for the Thomas Aquinas Girls hockey team.The Saints held on for a 2-1 win in a shootout over the Dryden Eagles yesterday afternoon at the Kenora Rec. Center.The Eagles forced...

Post date: November 30, 2017

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