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The death of a 77 year old Fort Frances woman in Kenora this past winter is now being treated as a homicide.The body of Brenda Richardson was found in a home on Railway Street shortly after 8:00 on...

Post date: June 20, 2018

All that glitters is not gold.That's the warning from the Kenora OPP.Police say are warning local residents about some fake jewellry that is being offered for sale.A couple of people have been...

Post date: June 20, 2018

It should come as no surprise but the forest fire hazard has jumped to high to extreme across much of northwestern Ontario.Despite the escalating hazard, there were no new fires reported yesterday....

Post date: June 20, 2018

A couple of key administrative vacancies to fill at the Kenora Catholic District School Board.Director of Education Phylis Eikre surprised many at last night's board meeting by announcing that...

Post date: June 20, 2018

You might want to crank up your air conditioning over the next few days.Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for much of northwestern Ontario.Severe weather specialist Geoff Coulson says we...

Post date: June 20, 2018

Provincial Police are still seeking public help to locate a missing 15-year-old Indigenous boy.James Fleury-Wolke was last seen in the Valley Drive area of Kenora on Sunday, June 10th.He's...

Post date: June 20, 2018

It's the first casualty of the Doug Ford regime in Ontario.The GreenON Energy Rebate program has been cancelled.Under the program, homeowners could be subsidized for installing new energy...

Post date: June 20, 2018

The federal government is planning to severely restrict most forms of marketing for prescription opioids.This comes after Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says almost 4,000 Canadians...

Post date: June 19, 2018

You won't have to crawl along Lakeview drive anymore.Council narrowly passed the bill to amend the speed limit from 40 to 50 km/h.Mayor Dave Canfield cast the deciding vote."Traffic controls...

Post date: June 19, 2018

The OPP pulled over upwards of 1600 trucks last weekend.Operation Corridor was an traffic enforcement initiative to crack down on dangerous truck driving habits.Speeding led the list of charges with...

Post date: June 19, 2018

The OPP have laid murder charges in connection to the death of 15 year old Autumn Andy.Police have arrested 24 year old Darrell Tuesday from Big Grassy First Nation.He'll appear in Fort Frances...

Post date: June 19, 2018

It wasn't the 60 million dollar jackpot, but a Keewatin resident is 500 thousand dollars richer.Shirley Sinclair claimed the winnings in the Lotto Max Millions draw on June 8th.Sinclair is a stay...

Post date: June 19, 2018

Yet another farmer's market experience for local residents this summer. Every Thursday from June to August Fort Vermilion in Vermilion Bay will be hosting an evening market.Spokesperson...

Post date: June 19, 2018

A relatively quiet day for MNR fire crews.Just two new blazes reported in the region yesterday, both in the Kenora District.One is burning at the southwest corner of Whitefish Bay on Lake of the...

Post date: June 19, 2018

It's graduation week in Kenora.Confederation College kicked things off last night with it's annual graduation ceremonies under the White Cap Pavillion.A total of 31 students from the Lake of...

Post date: June 19, 2018

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