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Kenora Catholic students are struggling to keep up in math.The EQAO results have been released and show while young students are doing well in reading and writing, they fell well below the provincial...

Post date: September 19, 2018

Canadian trade negotiators are back in Washington this week for another round of NAFA talks.Kenora M.P. Bob Nault says while there is some urgency for the Americans and Mexicans to get a deal done,...

Post date: September 19, 2018

A victory for the Ford government.The Conservative government has won it's appeal of a lower court ruling last week that ruled against Bill-5, which reduces the size of Toronto City council....

Post date: September 19, 2018

Students at Thomas Aquinas put out some fires today.The Kenora Fire Department visited a cooking class at TA and showed them the proper way to extinguish a fire.Students put out a grease fire using...

Post date: September 19, 2018

The forest fire situation continues to quiet down across northwestern Ontario.There were no new fires confirmed yesterday evening.There are currently 22 active fires in the region, one of which is...

Post date: September 19, 2018

The Weather Network is out with it's annual fall forecast.For northwestern Ontario and southern Manitoba, temperatures should be about normal with near normal precipitation amounts.Meteorologist...

Post date: September 19, 2018

A drug seizure is being reported by Nishnawbe Aski Police in the community of Attawapiskat.The seizure made by civilian volunteers at the Attawapiskat Airport where they located Methamphetamine and...

Post date: September 19, 2018

Kenora's by-law control officers could soon have more authority to investigate complaints.City council is looking at approving a Power of Entry By-Law.Mayor Dave Canfield says this essentially...

Post date: September 19, 2018

A good start for Beaver Brae court sport teams in their season opener in Dryden.The Broncos won three of four games they played against the Eagles.Both junior squads registered wins, with the Beaver...

Post date: September 19, 2018

There could be some delays for motorists in a couple of parts of the city today.The pavement on Hennepen Lane between city hall and Donny B's is being ripped up today in preparation for re-paving...

Post date: September 19, 2018

A Kenora lawyer is weighing in on the provincial government's decision to use the non-withstanding clause.Peter Kirby has written an open letter to Kenora-Rainy River M.P.P. Greg Rickford asking...

Post date: September 19, 2018

So far so good for the MPP of the Kiiwetinoong Riding.Sol Mamakwa hopes to continue bringing a northern voice to the table, a voice he feels isn't strong enough at Queen's Park.Mamakwa says...

Post date: September 19, 2018

The municipal election is starting to hit high gear with a number of council hopefuls erecting election signs.City clerk Heather Kasprick says this year, there are also very specific regulations...

Post date: September 19, 2018

Some uncertainty for local school boards as they try to update their finances for this school year.Trustees with the Kenora Catholic District School Board were provided a bit of an fiscal update last...

Post date: September 19, 2018

Premier Ford is allowing for an expansion of natural gas services into rural and northern Ontario.The Premier says new legislation will be introduced that strips back the previous government's...

Post date: September 19, 2018

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