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Kenora's Fire and Emergency Services Department is looking into the cause of a fire in Keewatin.The blaze broke out around 8:30 Thursday night in a garage on Belle Avenue.The fire destroyed the...

Post date: April 14, 2017

Dryden OPP are reporting a fire at the Viking Truck Stop on Highway 17.  They say it was reported just before 9:30 yesterday morning.Fire crews put the blaze out, unfortunately though the...

Post date: April 14, 2017

The federal government has unveiled its much anticipated legislation to legalize recreational pot and is slated to come into effect by July 2018.Under the legislation the minimum age you can legally...

Post date: April 13, 2017

Members of Kenora City council will be getting a small pay raise this year.A 1.7 percent increase in their remuneration has been approved along with asmall hike in their per diem when out of town on...

Post date: April 13, 2017

Sentencing is expected this month for an Ignace man that was found guilty last year of several historic sexual assault charges.A jury in a Thunder Bay court found Donald Milani guilty in 18 of 19...

Post date: April 13, 2017

It looks as if our fine spring weather will be coming to an end over the Easter Long weekend.Bill Laidlaw from Signal Weather Services says while Good Friday is looking good, Easter Sunday isn't....

Post date: April 13, 2017

A job opening at the Hydro One Ombudsmans office.Fiona Crean, who was appointed to the job less than two years ago, quit suddenly last month.Energy Minister Glen Thibeault says despite the vacancy,...

Post date: April 13, 2017

A workshop on wood bridges is being held in Kenora at the end of June.Mayor Dave Canfield says they will be working with Woodworks Ontarioon the presentation.He believes wood bridges offer a number...

Post date: April 13, 2017

A community challenge started in Calgary is gaining momentum across the country.The Three Things initiative urges local residents to do something to make your community better.Jackie Hailstone is the...

Post date: April 13, 2017

A bit of sticker shock this morning if you're planning to fill up.The price of gas is taking a big jump just in time for the Easter Long weekend.Some services stations in town have already...

Post date: April 13, 2017

Kenora's Environment Committee has a bit of a warning for city council. The Silver Lake Landfill site is being overused right now. Teika Newton chairs the committee and says about 50...

Post date: April 13, 2017

A couple of communities in northwestern Ontario can look forward to even lower electrictyrates in the future.The provincial government has already promised a 25 percent cut in rates later this year....

Post date: April 13, 2017
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School boards in the Kenora area will be getting more money to operate next year.The Provincial government released it's initial budget allocations for all 73 school boards yesterday.The Keewatin...

Post date: April 13, 2017

A national flour recall has expanded once again, due to a concern over ecoli contamination, and it now includes other brand names.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency first issued a recall for Robin...

Post date: April 13, 2017

One of the largest sporting events of the year is taking place in Kenora this weekend.The North American First Nation Tournament of Champions begins this evening at theKenora Rec. Center and the...

Post date: April 13, 2017

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