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The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is extending the hours at some of its stores in advance of a potential labour dispute.Beginning tomorrow, some stores will open as early as 9 in the morning and...

Post date: June 21, 2017

One of the highlights of the season is back on the Kenora Harborfront.The first Matiowski Farmers Market of the year takes place today under the White Cap.Tracey Wyder with Tourism Kenora says they...

Post date: June 21, 2017

It's becoming harder and harder for employers to find skilled workers.The Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce says many are finding there are fewer people qualified to do the...

Post date: June 21, 2017

A remote northern First Nation is reporting a suicide crisis.Leanne Nicholson is a social worker and she is currently in Wapekeka.Nicholson was originally dispatched to the community in January...

Post date: June 21, 2017

Communities across northwestern Ontario are recognizing National Aboriginal Day today.In Kenora, festivities, including a pow wow are taking place at the Seven Generations Institute grounds.Another...

Post date: June 21, 2017

The Kenora Catholic District School Board says it expects to be in the black this year.The separate school board released it's 2017/2018 budget last night and itcalls for an operating surplus of...

Post date: June 21, 2017

You might have to make some traffic detours the next couple of days.Starting tomorrow June 21st and running until Friday June 23rd the intersection of Main Street South and Second Street South,...

Post date: June 20, 2017

The OPP are releasing more details about a fire on Lake of the Woods.Early this morning police were advised a building was on fire on an island east of Bear Point on Lake of the Woods.Two fishermen...

Post date: June 20, 2017

Almost half of us are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetimes with one in four dying from the disease.The Canadian Cancer Society reports the five year survival rate for cancer has...

Post date: June 20, 2017

Provincial government workers and correctional workers represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union have started voting on a government's proposal to extend their existing contract...

Post date: June 20, 2017

The school year is wrapping up this week, but Beaver Brae's football team already knows it'sschedule heading into the fall.The Winnipeg High School Football League has released the home and...

Post date: June 20, 2017

The City of Dryden is being urged not to follow the path of the City of Kenora when it comes to policing.Three delegations were made to Dryden Council last night, one by 25-year veteran of the Dryden...

Post date: June 20, 2017

Few details have been released about a fire to a camp in Matheson Bay onLake of the Woods.The blaze broke out at a cottage on an island just across from Bare Pointaround 4:00 this morning.The OPP and...

Post date: June 20, 2017

It's the longest day of the year.The summer solstice officially arrives at 11:24 tonight.There will be around 16 hours and 39 minutes of daylight today with sundown coming at 9:30.The sun will...

Post date: June 20, 2017

A close look at three watersheds flowing into northwestern Ontario by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.It wants to ensure the waters of the Lower Rainy River, Rainy Lake and Rapid River...

Post date: June 20, 2017

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