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OPP and Nishnawbe-Aski Police continue to put their foot down on drug trafficking to remote Northern First Nations.Police conducted 2-separate drug investigations last Thursday at the Thunder Bay...

Post date: November 03, 2009

Kenora OPP came across a vehicle left in a ditch on the Jones Road on Halloween.Police found a large amount of marihuana and other drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.20 year old Tristan Hales of...

Post date: November 03, 2009

There hasn't been a lot of activity for Ministry of Natural ResourcesFire Ranger Crews in recent weeks.The fire season officially draws to a close on October 31st in northwestern Ontario. Fire...

Post date: November 02, 2009

The new executive director of Northwestern Ontario and Northern Minnesota Crimestoppers says the program is as strong as its ever been.Doug Anderson has been meeting with police, media and other...

Post date: November 02, 2009

The Conservatives are launching a publicity blitz to help kill the Federal gun registry.The Tories are targetting specific ridings, aimed at twisting the arm of key MP's who might give them the votes...

Post date: November 02, 2009

Despite all the rain this week, water levels on Lake of the Woods Control Board continue to drop.Water levels went down about one inch in the past seven days and the Lake of the WoodsControl board...

Post date: November 02, 2009

Charges have been dropped against a Grassy Narrows woman for building two cabins on crown land.Roberta Keesick has built the cabins, without a permit, on her trapline north of Kenora.Keesick says its...

Post date: November 02, 2009

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario is applauding a discussion paper bythe provincial government which recommends that manufacturers take over 100 percent of recycling costs.Currently,...

Post date: November 02, 2009

The Trans Canada Highway is open to both lanes of traffic again.OPP responded to a single vehicle crash near the Highway 17/71 junction near Kenora yesterday.Traffic was lined up in Vermillion Bay...

Post date: November 02, 2009

The Ontario Forest Industries Association isn't a big fan of theNorthern Growth Plan released last week by the province.The group says the government has basically ignored the loss of forestryjobs in...

Post date: October 30, 2009

Ghosts and goblins will be out this weekend, but local policewill be keeping an eye out for other mischief makers.Tonight is Gate Night in the city, traditionally an eveningof lots of minor incidents...

Post date: October 30, 2009

Don't forget to change your clocks back on Sunday. Daylight savings ends on November 1st.The City of Kenora's Fire and Emergency Services is reminding residents to change the batteries in their...

Post date: October 30, 2009

Over 25 trees will be up for auction at the 6th annual festival of trees fundraiser for the Lake of the Woods Community Foundation.Festival Committee Chair Linda Wydman says this year's theme is "...

Post date: October 30, 2009

The provincial government says its continuing to work to find a solution to Greyhound's ultimatum to pull out of northwestern Ontario.Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle says the...

Post date: October 30, 2009

It was a familiar script for court teams Thursday afternoon.Beaver Brae's Senior Boys Volleyball team cruised to a straight setswin over Fort Frances during Pep Rally Day at the Beaver Brae Gym.The...

Post date: October 30, 2009

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