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Nine American anglers have been fined almost three thousand dollars for illegal fishing and camping in Quetico Park this month.The Ministry of Natural Resources says the men from Kentucky have been...

Post date: August 21, 2002

Red Lake OPP say a 52-year-old Illinois man is facing a charge of failing to avoid a collision with another vessel.The charge comes following a boating collision on the Bruce Channel between...

Post date: August 21, 2002

The Dryden and District Agricultural Society is ready to unveil its annual Fall Fair.Spokesman Howard Sanderson promises fun for the whole family including favourites like rides, games and exhibits....

Post date: August 21, 2002

Howard Hampton is renewing calls to twin Highway 17 across Northwestern Ontario in light of recent fatal motor vehicle crashes between Kenora and Vermilion Bay.The Kenora-Rainy River MPP says while...

Post date: August 21, 2002

Elections Canada is planning redraw the constituency boundaries in the province of Ontario.A draft map has been released and it shows Atikokan will become part of the Kenora-Rainy River Riding.Right...

Post date: August 20, 2002

Red Lake Mayor Dunc Wilson is pleased with the design progress of two water plants in his community.Wilson says plans for the treatment plants, one for Madsen and the other for Balmertown, Cochenour...

Post date: August 20, 2002

Indian Affairs Minister Bob Nault was unable to attend the huge rally in Kenora Monday.The Kenora-Rainy River MP was on his way to Chicoutimi, Quebec to attend a Liberal caucus retreat.In a statement...

Post date: August 20, 2002

About two thousand people crammed onto the Kenora harbourfront Monday to protest the proposed First Nations Governance Act.Matthew Coon-Come, National Grand Chief of the Assembly of First Nations,...

Post date: August 20, 2002

A case of the West Nile Virus appears to have surfaced in Northwestern Ontario.The Thunder Bay District Health Unit says initial tests on a dead crow found in the city last month are positive for the...

Post date: August 20, 2002

Another busy weekend for the Dryden Police Service.Police say culprits tried to break-in to the Queen Street Laundromat sometime overnight.Rocks were thrown, breaking glass in the door and causing...

Post date: August 19, 2002

The Sioux Lookout Enhancement Committee has released a study with 22 recommendations to improve the image and appearance of the community.Among the recommendations... adding more green spaces and...

Post date: August 19, 2002

The Township of Atikokan plans to replace two bridges destroyed by flooding.Mayor Dennis Brown says both a vehicular bridge and a pedestrian bridge spanning the Atikokan River are now in the design...

Post date: August 19, 2002

Summer may be fading fast but there is already talk of higher snowmobile trail permits for this season.The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs has yet to confirm any increases but there is word...

Post date: August 19, 2002

Four victims of a fatal crash near Kenora on Friday have been identified.OPP say two members of a Winnipeg family and their two relatives from Poland died when their eastbound car hit a westbound...

Post date: August 19, 2002

A transport driver has been charged in connection with a crash on Highway 502 Saturday.Dryden OPP say a transport attempted to pass a van, both heading southbound, when the truck met a northbound...

Post date: August 19, 2002

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