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Christmas travel plans for residents in the Rainy River district and the rest of Northwestern Ontario may be altered.Mark Firman of Environment Canada says a major storm is gathering strength in the...

Post date: December 23, 2009

The Kenora Detachment is preparing for the New Year and has released an estimated figure for policing costs in 2010.Inspector Dave Lucas says nothing is set in stone.The estimated costs for the OPP...

Post date: December 23, 2009

The province's plan to create 13 new tourism zones isn't sitting well with all tourist groups in this region.A conference call was held yesterday by the Ministry of Tourism to explain how the new...

Post date: December 23, 2009

If you're on the receiving end of a new iPod Touch or iPhone this Christmas -- you will be able to take along CJRL where ever you go.Our parent company - Acadia Broadcasting - has just launched a new...

Post date: December 22, 2009

A 34 year old Grassy Narrows man has been taken to the Winnipeg Health Sciences Center following a hit and run accident in Kenora.The OPP say the accident took place around 5:30 Saturday morning...

Post date: December 22, 2009

The message of not drinking and driving doesn't seem to be gettingthrough to some people.Over the weekend, the Kenora OPP pulled over five motorists andcharged them with driving while under the...

Post date: December 22, 2009

Two Kenora men face drug charges following a bust by the OPP's Drug and Organized Crime Unit.Police say they stopped a vehicle on Rabbit Lake Road around 2:00 Sunday afternoon and found the occupants...

Post date: December 22, 2009

The Director of Young Drivers in Kenora and Dryden is pleased to see the end of the driving instructor strike.Drive Test staff who've been on strike since August have reached a tentative deal with...

Post date: December 22, 2009

Garbage and Recycling crews will be taking the day off for the Christmas holiday.Minto and JM North are typically scheduled for Friday pick up, but Spokesperson Mike Mostowe says they've created a...

Post date: December 22, 2009

The Lake of the Woods Economic Development Corporation won't be seeking any increase in its budget from the City of Kenora next year.The commission presented its draft budget to council on Friday....

Post date: December 22, 2009

The Fellowship Center on Water Street will continue its emergency drop-in facility this winter despite a lack of funding.The provincial government had been providing some job-training money to the...

Post date: December 22, 2009

DriveTest facilities should be open for exams the first week of January. Staff who've been on strike since August have reached a tentativedeal with the company. The company will also be hiring...

Post date: December 21, 2009

The Kenora Police Services Board is looking into the final report delivered by the former Chief of the Municipal Police.Several members of the board including Len Compton and Glenda McMillan want Dan...

Post date: December 21, 2009

Three people have been arrested in Fort Frances on drug charges following a bust by the Community Drug Action Team.Initially, the OPP stopped a vehicle in Fort Frances and discovered some Oxycocet...

Post date: December 21, 2009

For the first time in over two months, there were no new cases of the H1N1virus reported in northwestern Ontario.The latest statistics from the Ministry of Health indicates there wasa big decline in...

Post date: December 21, 2009

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