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The Aboriginal Mentorship program at Lakehead University is betting a 1 million dollar boost.The Joyce Family foundation is donating the money for the program which help out Indigenous students at...

Post date: August 03, 2017

The Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association is continuing it's battleagainst invasive species.Yesterday, the Lake Smart Team was out to tackle purple loosestrife.Executive Director...

Post date: August 03, 2017

You can call it a perfect storm for tourism in the Kenora area.Harborfest weekend traditionally is the busiest on the tourism calendar.But Josh Nelson from Tourism Kenora says you might have noticed...

Post date: August 03, 2017

Another busy morning out on Rabbit Lake for the Canada Summer Games.Today the finals begin in a number of different rowing events.Things get underway at 9:30 with the men's single skulls.That...

Post date: August 03, 2017

The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service is releasing an update on a sudden death investigation in North Spirit First Nation in early June.Police say they were contacted in early June regarding the death of...

Post date: August 03, 2017

Summer means construction season in Kenora.The City says it has number of road rehabilitation projectson the go this month and are asking motorists to watch out forcontruction crews.Work is taking...

Post date: August 03, 2017

Tax season is over for another year, but the Canada Revenue Agengy scam never seems to go away.The Kenora OPP a phone scam is making the rounds again with callers pretending to be from the...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The latest figures released by Statistics Canada show the two-parent nuclear family is increasingly rare.In 2016, for the first time, one-person households became the most common type, at 28.2-...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Surprisingly little damage caused by an early morning fire in the Lakeside area.Kenora's Fire and Emergency Services Unit was called out just before 6 AM afteran employee at Safeway notice smoke...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The Fraser Institute says health care costs for the average Canadian family will surpass the 12-thousand dollar mark this year.That's 70 per cent higher than it was in 1997.While health care is...

Post date: August 02, 2017

A Quebec MP seeking the NDP federal leadership is getting an endorsement from a former MPP from the Kenora-Rainy River Riding.Howard Hampton, along with his wife Shelley Martel, are making it known...

Post date: August 02, 2017

A total of 15 thousand seedlings of Ontario's official tree are being distributed around the province.Northern Development and Mines minster Michael Gravelle made the announcement at his return...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Young people in the North need to feel that government's understand what they need and how to deliver it.That's the feeling of Kenora MP Bob Nault regarding the youth suicide crisis on first...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry now has more than 300 fire personnel working in British Columbia.Close to 30 firefighters left for the western province yesterday.Information Officer...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Phase one of the Freedom Road should be complete by autumn.That's the prediction of the chief of the Shoal Lake #40 First Nation Erwin Redsky.Redsky says the second phase, which is about 16...

Post date: August 02, 2017

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