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Lots of interest in proposed changes in Ontario baitfish regulations.A steady stream of local residents attend the final public consultationsession yesterday in Kenora.Dave Hintz is the acting manger...

Post date: June 16, 2017

An area First Nation community is getting some federal help with its Pow-wow grounds.A 50-thousand dollar FedNor grant will allow the Big Island First Nation, near Morson, to renovate the grounds,...

Post date: June 16, 2017

An about-face for the federal government.The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans says there is now no plan to close theCoast Guard bases in Kenora, Gimli and Selkirk.Kenora M.P. Bob Nault confirms the...

Post date: June 16, 2017

The Trudeau Liberals are investing more than $3.1-million in local airport upgrades.Cat Lake, Webequie and Fort Severn are all receiving $1-million to replace their respective Airfield Electrical...

Post date: June 15, 2017

The federal government will bring in the RCMP to help with the so-called policing crisis in Thunder Bay, if asked.Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale stresses that issues with individual police...

Post date: June 15, 2017

The Tbaytel 'Good Neighbourhood' Award has gone to the Patricia Pelican Scuba Club in Sioux Lookout.Chuck Abela was in Thunder Bay to pick up the award and a $500 prize.The recognition was...

Post date: June 15, 2017

The jury in the Gloria Assin Inquest has begun it's deliberations.The five member jury's first task is to determine some fairly basic facts about Assin's death.Namely the cause, where it...

Post date: June 15, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is looking for some feedback from the public.The MNR is reviewing bait fish management and is looking for public feedback on a new policy proposal.The...

Post date: June 15, 2017

Testimony in the Inquest looking into the death of Gloria Assin has wrapped up at the Kenora Court House.The final piece of testimony came from Assin's family, as they provided a written...

Post date: June 15, 2017
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The Rec Centre was a busy place yesterday.The OPP held their annual Grand Bike Rodeo.Every year students from Grade 1-6 are given the chance to compete in their own schools to earn a spot in the...

Post date: June 15, 2017

A duck hunt on Lake of the Woods has gone a fowl for two Michigan men.Christopher Rigoni and Thomas Olsen have been fined a total of 15-hundred dollars for shooting more than their daily bag limit of...

Post date: June 15, 2017

The provincial government is out with another early contract extension offer to labour.The four-year deal would impact about 12-thousand government workers who are members of the Association of...

Post date: June 15, 2017

We are less than a month away from celebrating Canada Day.Plans and events are starting to come together that will be taking place on July 1st.Helena Devins with Tourism Kenora says of course a major...

Post date: June 15, 2017

A handful of Hydro One customers remain without power this morning after strong winds blew through the area Tuesday.As many as 12-hundred people lost power with almost 900 hundred still in the dark...

Post date: June 15, 2017

The clean-up continues following a quick but violent storm that blew through Dryden last night.The system brought localized flooding and downed several trees around town.A total of 33.2-millimetres...

Post date: June 15, 2017

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