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Fifty-nine dogs from northern communities near the Manitoba/Ontario border will soon have new homes.The Ontario SPCA has been working with a number of groups to transfer the dogs down to southern...

Post date: September 21, 2018

The new  leader of the federal  NDP is paying a visit to northwestern Ontario this week.Jagmeet Singh will be stopping in Kenora Monday evening to meet with party faithful.This is Singh...

Post date: September 21, 2018

A milestone for the Freedom Road from Shoal Lake.The last section of the Freedom Road was completed today as the connection was made with Highway 1 in Manitoba.The gravel road connects the island...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Another relic of the Wynne government has gone the way of the dodo bird.Energy Minister Greg Rickford has announced the cancellation of the Green Energy Act.Rickford suggests the act was one of the...

Post date: September 21, 2018

An Independent commission looking into the government's books finds the Doug Ford government will inherit a 15-billion dollar deficit over the next year.The Wynne government had forecast a 6.7...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Two candidates for council and one running for mayor met possibly their toughest crowd yet.Rory McMillan, Rod McKay and Dan Reynard were grilled by fifth graders at Pope John Paul II School yesterday...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Despite legalization being just around the corner, it remains to be seen what type of policy will be put in place for RCMP members using recreational cannabis.Earlier this month the Department of...

Post date: September 21, 2018
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The Northern Ontario Curling Association is recognizing the volunteer work of a couple of members of the Kenora Curling Club.Lori Hoppe was given an award for her decade of work with the Little Rocks...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Back to back wins for the Thomas Aquinas golf team.The second tournament of the season was played yesterday out at Beauty Bay with T.A. recording a team score of 322, 25 shots ahead of their nearest...

Post date: September 21, 2018

New Gold is selling off one of its mines.The company says its entered into an agreement with Equinox Gold who will purchase the Mesquite Mine in California.New Gold will receive 158-million dollars...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Today you are invited to wear blue as today is World Alzheimer's Day.The Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River are making sure people in the area understand the disease.Rylee Rieu is a...

Post date: September 21, 2018

The suicide of a 13 year old girl on the Bearskin Lake First Nation is touching the hearts of MPP's at Queen's  Park.Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa asked for a moment of silence in the...

Post date: September 21, 2018

A call from area municipal officials for faster decision making by the regional economic development agency FEDNOR.Wendy Landry, the President of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association,...

Post date: September 21, 2018

It will go in the record books as the most lop-side loss in Beaver Brae's football history.The Broncos were upended 72-0 by the Murdoch McKay Clansmen Thursday afternoon at the Tom Nabb Soccer...

Post date: September 20, 2018

The City of Kenora is getting ready in case of a strike by Canada Post next week.The city is starting to send out voting packages for the October 22 municipal election.Heather Kasprick is the city...

Post date: September 20, 2018

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