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A $600-million class action lawsuit against the provincial government is being handled by a group of lawyers that includes Chris Watkins from Thunder Bay.Watkins says it's on behalf of the...

Post date: December 15, 2017

We often like to complain about our winter weather, but now a travel company has come out with it's own list of the Canadian Cities with the most miserable winter weather. It's probably...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The City of Kenora is making some changes to comply with the new Municipal Act.Bill-68 makes new provisions for pregnancy leave for city councillors and the creation of an Integrity Commissioner....

Post date: December 15, 2017

The Lake of the Woods Museum's Big Picture Campaign is nearing it's 2.5 million dollar fundraising goal.The Musuem is planning to build a new art gallery onto it's Annex in Memorial Park....

Post date: December 15, 2017

A Texas company has been selected to build a new transmission line that will run along the north shore of Lake Superior from Thunder Bay to Wawa.Quanta Services has been selected by NextBridge....

Post date: December 15, 2017

A young Kenora writer is one of this year's Bartleman Award winners.Sydney Flett was one of five winners of the award, which goes to Ontario aboriginal students for creative writing.Flett was...

Post date: December 15, 2017

A changing of the guard at Lake of the Woods District Hospital.Vice-president of Corporate Service Cindy Gasparini is retiring after a long career with both the Hospital and Kenora Catholic District...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The flu bug has officially hit our area.The Northwestern Health Unit is reporting the first case of Influenza A, stressing having one case identified by the laboratory indicates there are other, non-...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The current sitting of the Ontario Legislature is officially adjourned for the holidays, but there is a last minute Christmas present for residents of Grassy Narrows and the Wabaseemoong First Nation...

Post date: December 15, 2017

You will have to be a little patient while waiting to receive some packages in the mail.Local delivery drivers are currently swamped with the volume of packages this Christmas.Speaking to the CJRL...

Post date: December 15, 2017

Confederation College is saying goodbye to it's Broadcast and TV Production course.The college announced last year it was putting the program on hold, and is instead launching a new Digital Media...

Post date: December 15, 2017

Hydro One is taking back control of its call centres.They are now operated by a third party on a contract that expires at the end of February.Hydro One says the takeover is being done to better serve...

Post date: December 15, 2017

Skiing and Snow boarding season has officially kicked off in Kenora this weekend.Mount Evergreen Ski hill is now ready to go.Blair McCallum is president of the board of the ski hill says they also...

Post date: December 15, 2017

Beaver Brae's boys basketball teams came out on the wrong end of a couple of real nail-biters in Fort Frances.The Bronco senior squad lost 56-55 to the Muskies, while Beaver Brae's junior...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The opposition at Queen's Park is accusing the Liberal government of giving Ontarians a lump of coal for Christmas.Kenora-Rainy River M.P.P. Sarah Campbell says homeowners and agencies continue...

Post date: December 14, 2017

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