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More calls for an inquest into the death of 14 year old Azraya Kokopenace.She died last year after leaving Lake of the Woods District Hospital.Her body was found two days after she disappeared from...

Post date: March 20, 2017

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating a couple of aircraft incidents in northwestern Ontario.On Friday afternoon, a DC-3 cargo plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Pickle Lake....

Post date: March 20, 2017

An important service is returning to local communities.The regional Screen for Life Coach will embark on a lengthy tour starting on April 3rd in Dryden.Program Lead Julia Bailey says the mobile unit...

Post date: March 20, 2017

Unifor members from across Canada are going to meet this week with MPs.They'll be discussing how the federal government can save good Canadian jobs during the Canada US Softwood Lumber Agreement...

Post date: March 20, 2017

Still no indication if or when Kenora Hydro might merge with Thunder Bay Hydro.The two municipally owned utilities announced back in the fall they were investigating thepossibility.Dave Sinclair says...

Post date: March 20, 2017

A one time federal MP from Thunder Bay is interested in going to Queens Park.John Rafferty says he wants to run in the riding of Thunder Bay-Atikokan in next year's election and is seeking the...

Post date: March 20, 2017

An Edmonton, Alberta man has netted a 24-hundred dollar fine for two fishing violations on Rainy River.Archibald Hendrickson was caught for having an over-limit of walleye and packaging fish in such...

Post date: March 20, 2017

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union says "We Own It."It's the name of a campaign to fight against further privatization of government services.OPSEU spokesperson Melissa Pearson...

Post date: March 20, 2017

We're welcoming a new season with open arms this morning.Spring officially arrived at 5:29 this morning.As for what's to come for spring weather, Bill Laidlaw from Signal Weather Services...

Post date: March 20, 2017

The Lakehead University Thunderwolves Women's Hockey team are U.S. national champions.Lakehead defeated North Dakota State University 3-1 in the U.S. Collegiate finals yesterday afternoon.L-U...

Post date: March 20, 2017

The defending champions Fort Frances Muskies have earned the number one seed for the upcoming all-Ontario high school boys double A hockey championship in Fort Frances.Meantime, Kenora's Thomas...

Post date: March 20, 2017

We could have an earlier start to the shipping season.  As it stands the season is set to start on March 25th but Port CEO Tim Heney says it could be even sooner.  A US icebreaker is...

Post date: March 19, 2017

According to one area business owner, Andrea Horwath's NDP has the best plan to deal with high hydro rates.  AJ's Trading Post owner Gerry Muller met with her Thursday, saying the NDP...

Post date: March 18, 2017

8:36 pmA multi-vehicle collision has Closed Hwy 17 just west of Kenora.  OPP advise the collision site is near Burma Road. Police say the highway could be open in about two hours 

Post date: March 17, 2017

The OPP are investigating the Pickle Lake airport after an aircraft had to make an emergency landing today.The DC3 cargo plane was able to land in Pickle Lake and the 2 pilots and 1 crew member were...

Post date: March 17, 2017

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