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There are new leaders atop the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.The team of Oliver Gibbons of Morson and Mike Gate of Nestor Falls shot to the top with a second day bag of bass weighing in at...

Post date: July 21, 2017

We are two weeks away from some big acts hitting the main stage in Kenora for Harbourfest.The final night of Harbourfest is 80's night with Toque, Glass Tiger and Platinum Blonde performing.Sam...

Post date: July 21, 2017

A Canadian rock legend is gone.Kenny Shields, frontman for "Streetheart," passed away early today in a Winnipeg hospital.Shields had been hospitalized most of July with heart problems....

Post date: July 21, 2017
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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is looking for the public's help.They are trying to locate the people responsible for abandoning an ice hut on Lake of the Woods.Over the spring...

Post date: July 21, 2017

More fuel to the electricity argument in Ontario.A report from the Fraser Institute says electricity prices have risen 71 per cent since 2008, the greatest increase of all provinces.The study also...

Post date: July 21, 2017

Kenora City Council is being asked to support a couple of resolutions to helpimprove linkages with Manitoba.Red Lake resident Mark Wermager says he wants the city to revisit the idea of apermanent...

Post date: July 21, 2017

Lake of the Woods District Hospital has filled a long-time vacancy.A new internal medicine specialist offically began work this week.Dr. Sarah Coke had been a locum at the local hospital previously...

Post date: July 21, 2017

A surprising report from the Northern Policy institute about our highways. It suggests the cost to build highways in northwestern Ontario is significantly lessthan in northeastern Ontario.The...

Post date: July 21, 2017

Another deployment of Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry personnel to British Columbia.Over 70 firefighters and support staff are scheduled to fly to the west coast today to assist in dealing...

Post date: July 21, 2017

A bit of a tune-up for the Canada Summer Games for both athletes and officials.The Kenora Rowing Club is hosting it's annual Tops and Bottoms Regatta tomorrow onRabbit Lake.Racing begins at 7:30...

Post date: July 21, 2017

One of the most frequent musical performers to take the stage at Harborfest has played his last concert.Kenny Shields of Streetheart fame has passed away.In a Facbook post, bandmate Jeff Neil says...

Post date: July 21, 2017

Shocking news from the Ontario Provincial Police today.They have charged Mayor Keith Hobbs and his wife Marisa Hobbs with one count each of extortion and obstructing justice.Staff Sgt. Carolle Dionne...

Post date: July 21, 2017

A negative reaction from the opposition to Hydro One's plans to acquire the American utility giant Avista for 6.7 billion dollars.The NDP's Energy Critic Peter Tabuns says the move will...

Post date: July 21, 2017

A Thunder Bay-based bus company's jumping the gun on the province's desire for a regional bus service in northern Ontario.Thunder Bay-based Kasper Transportation is planning expand its...

Post date: July 21, 2017

Affordable seniors housing, better broadband internet, and infrastructure money for area municipalities are just some of the topics that are being discussed by northern ontario MPs.They held a...

Post date: July 21, 2017

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