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The pool at the Kenora Rec. Center is open to the public once again.A slip test was conducted yesterday and according to the results, the new deckingpassed with flying colors.The city says both the...

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The A&W store in Dryden is being recognized for recent fundraising efforts.The restaurant chain says the local store came in number one in most improved in the country during the Burgers to Beat...

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Three people face charges in connection to multiple break and enter's at Antonio's restaurant in Red Lake over the long weekend.Provincial Police have charged 38-year-old Draper Quill of Red...

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Students expecting to run in the intermediate cross-country races todaycan put their runners away for another week.Today's event is being post-poned until October 18th. Meanwhile, Beaver...

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A couple of key Liberal cabinet ministers say they won't be seeking re-election.Deputy premier Deb Matthews and Treasury Board president Liz Sandals have both indicated they will not be running...

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Faculty at Ontario's colleges, including those at Confederation College, could be on strike next week.The Ontario Public Service Employees Union has set next Monday as a strike deadline.Chair of...

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The City of Kenora is going to get to test drive a new, hybrid-electric truck for six months.The city was offered the vehicle as part of a pilot project for municialities.Mayor Dave Canfield says...

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The City of Kenora should know in the next day or so when the pool at the Kenora Rec. Center will be able to be re-opened.A slip-test was conducted Tuesday morning and staff are just waiting for the...

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New Gold has made its first pour at its mine north of BarwickThe company was able to yield about 500 ounces of gold and 600 ounces of silver.President and Chief Executive Officer Hannes Portmann says...

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Two communities in the Kenora riding will soon see high-speed Internet upgrades.Madsen in the Red Lake area and Shoal Lake #39 are part of the $4-million enhancement.FedNor Minister Navdeep Bains...

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A new initiative has been launched in northwestern Ontario to help people with mental health illness find meaningful employment.The collaborative program is being spearheaded by the Ontario Centre...

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The Kenora OPP have identified the body of a man found over the long weekend.On Sunday police received a call about a possible body in the Lake of the Woods at the Main Street dock.On the scene...

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A Kenora Justice of the Peace has come under fire for comments he made in a recent bail hearing.Justice Robert McNally is the focus of two separate complaints.According to a transcript McNally said...

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Sears Canada is applying to Ontario Superior Court for approval to liquidate all of its remaining stores and assets. This will mean the Sears call centre in Saint John with 235 full and part time...

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Kenora will be getting a special visitor this week.The leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario will be making a stop in town.Patrick Brown has partnered up with the Kenora Chamber of...

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