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A Kenora summer resident is taking on a bigger role with Bladder Cancer Canada.Ferg Devins was recently appointed as the nation chair of the group.Devins says it's a real honor to head up the...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A big spike in the number of traffic related charges issued in the City of Kenora this year.So far there has been a 610 percent increase in speeding tickets, a 15 hundred percent increase in seatbelt...

Post date: June 22, 2018

Pride month in Kenora is culminating with a number of events this weekend.Wynne Degagne is one of the organizers and says in addition to the Pride parade, they have other activities you can take part...

Post date: June 22, 2018

Dryden Police are looking for a suspect after a vehicle belonging to the Kenora District Services Board was stolen from a Goodall Street area.The 2014 Chevy Silverado was taken on Tuesday but was...

Post date: June 22, 2018

Efforts are being made to reduce the number and severity of blue-green algae blooms on Lake of the Woods.The International Joint Commission is recommending an immediate 18 percent cut in phosphorous...

Post date: June 22, 2018

The Emo and District Lions Club is revealing publicly that OPP are looking into its finances.It makes mention of the investigation on its Facebook page.It says police became involved after the club...

Post date: June 22, 2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry say North Spirit Lake First Nation is still not threatened from a large fire burning just 8-kilometres southeast of the far north community.The blaze is...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A busy weekend in Kenora, with several special events taking place.One of the highlights is the Smoke on the Water barbeque festival.Denise Lysak is one of the organizers and says in addition to the...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A conversation on the need for more housing in Sioux Lookout and all of northwestern Ontario.The "Hub of the North" is hosting a week-long Northern Housing Summit starting on Monday.Mayor...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A couple of local organizations are bringing in some temporary help to lead them during a period of transition.Mark Balcaen is retiring at the end of this month as president and CEO of Lake of the...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A 29-year-old man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Fort Frances.Provincial Police were dispatched to a 911 call of a robbery in progress at a business on Wednesday, just before noon....

Post date: June 22, 2018

A big day for grade 12 students in Kenora.Both Beaver Brae and Thomas Aquinas will be holding their graduation ceremonies this evening.Afterwards, the annual Safe Grad will take place at the Kenora...

Post date: June 21, 2018

Work to replace the 7th Avenue South Bridge will resume next week.The City of Kenora says the temporary pedestrian walkway will be removed on Monday.Boaters traveling along Laurenson's Creek can...

Post date: June 21, 2018

A man from Big Grassy First Nation is facing impaired driving charges after a vehicle had been reported stolen.OPP found the vehicle in the intersection of Central Avenue and Third Street West in...

Post date: June 21, 2018

More forest fires activities in northwestern Ontario.Five new blazes broke out yesterday.A couple are burning near remote First Nation communities, but no one yet is being evacuated.A total of 16...

Post date: June 21, 2018

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