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The Kenora Court House will have a new judge walking it's halls.Ontario's Chief Justice has assigned Pieter Joubert to preside locally.Joubert was recently a crown attorney and before that...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Northwestern Ontario continues to pick up new forest fires daily.The MNR says there were seven confirmed by days end yesterday, bringingthe total of 151 active across the region.Fire information...

Post date: August 18, 2017

An end of an era?Lobsterfest is celebrating it's 22nd year in Kenora and it may be the last.John Dahl is a spokesperson for the Kenora Rotary Club and says they wantto do it up right this year,...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The federal government is out with funding to end long-term drinking water advisories in eight Grand Council Treaty #3 communities.More than 1.2-million dollars has been earmarked for water treatment...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Canada's Indiginous Affairs minister is making millions of dollars available forTreaty Three Communities across the region for housing.Carolyn Bennett announced 16 million dollars to be shared...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Another busy weekend here in Kenora.The Metis Nation of Ontario is holding it's annual general assembly at theKenora Rec. Center starting tonight.One of the highlights is the arrival of several...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Canada's Indiginous Affairs minister continues her tour of northwestern Ontario inKenora today.Carolyn Bennett will visit the Rat Portage First Nation, where she will be making funding...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The OPP investigating an early morning accident on Norman Drive.Eyewitnesses says a silver Subaru left the road just after 5:00 this morning and slammedinto a rock cut.Emergency crews were called out...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Years of waiting for clean drinking water will soon finally come to an end for residents of the Neskantaga (Landsdowne House) First Nation.Work is underway to upgrade the communities Water Treatment...

Post date: August 18, 2017

A handful of homes in the LacLu and Pickeral Lake area are without power this morning.Electricity went off around 5:00 affecting about 38 Hydro One customers.No reason has been given for the outage,...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The OPP in Red Lake have made an arrest in connection to an historical sexual assault case.Police say they have arrested 69 year old Stephen MacCumber of Red Lake in connection toan investigation...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The 52 year old victim of a diving accident at Neys Provincial Park has died.Police say that Scott Stitt was pronounced dead at the Burlington hospital he was taken to after last week's incident....

Post date: August 18, 2017

One of northwestern Ontario's most beleaguered First Nation communities is getting hooked up to the electricity grid.  Pikangikum First Nation is being connected to the Ontario power grid....

Post date: August 17, 2017

A major investment by the federal government for northwestern Ontario.Indiginous Affairs minister Carolyn Bennett has announced 60 million dollars to extend theelectrical grid to the Pikangikum First...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The new president of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association isfeeling pretty good about the her first major conference.Wendy Landry has just returned from the Association of Municiplalities...

Post date: August 17, 2017

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