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The NDP are demanding the provincial government release details of the road maintenance contract with Carillion.The U.K. based company has been put into liquidation, but Kenora-Rainy River M.P.P....

Post date: February 09, 2018

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization says it could be another year before all the data on a bore hole in the Ignace area is fully analyzed.Work on the first hole was completed at the end of last...

Post date: February 09, 2018

Beaver Brae's girls hockey team is taking a break from NorWOSSA league play this weekend, but theywon't be idle.The Broncos will be playing a two-game exhibition series against the Kildonan...

Post date: February 09, 2018

A 36 year old Kenora man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been arrested in Ponoka, Alberta.Daniel Sanche was wanted in connection to a series of sexual assault, sexual interferance and assault...

Post date: February 09, 2018

OPP have a man in custody following an incident yesterday.Yesterday afternoon police were conducting general patrol on Highway 17A near the Ritchie Road over pass when they noticed a vehicle with a...

Post date: February 09, 2018

The OPP have released more details about a bomb threat in downtown Kenora.Officers responed to a call around 1:00 at the Kenricia Hotel yesterday.Police were told that a man had walked into the...

Post date: February 09, 2018

The new president of the Kenora and District Chamber of Commerce is predicting a good year.Ron Malashewski was elected this week at the Chamber's annual general meeting.He says he's looking...

Post date: February 09, 2018

A revised tourism forecast for northwestern Ontario from the Sunset CountryTravel Association.Gerry Cariou is the executive director and says based on early economic indicatorsin 2018, it should be a...

Post date: February 09, 2018

The Kenora Fire Chief wants to remind residents of the importance of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.This comes following a recent fatal house fire in Oshawa where there were no working smoke...

Post date: February 09, 2018

Work is officially underway to develop a "Community Well Being" strategy for the Vermilion Bay, Ignace and Dryden areas.More than 55 agencies, crossing all sectors, recently sat down to...

Post date: February 09, 2018

The OPP have a suspect in custody following an afternoon long search in the Kenora area.Police began their pursuit around 2:00 and finally tracked him down on Highway 17 east of town.The suspect was...

Post date: February 09, 2018

A new apprenticeship strategy from the Ontario government.The goal is to generate more interest into the trades while helping the industry acquired the skilled people it needs.Minister of Advanced...

Post date: February 09, 2018

Communities big and small across northwestern Ontario are hosting winter carnivals this month.One of the first up is the Redditt Winter Carnival starting this Friday.Jack Martin is one of the...

Post date: February 09, 2018

A pair of wins for the Thomas Aquinas junior court sport teams.The Saints junior boys basketball team topped Whitefish Bay 45-21.In junior girls volleyball, T.A. won in three straight sets.That wraps...

Post date: February 09, 2018

A petroleum analyst says don't expect to see gas prices going down anytime soon.Dan McTeague of gasbuddy.com believes prices will remain stagnant across northwestern Ontario and Western Canada....

Post date: February 08, 2018

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