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The call for additional funding to meet the needs of northern Ontario are finally being heard by the government. That's the belief of Henry Wall, the Chief Administrative Officer with the Kenora...

Post date: April 16, 2018

A vigil and dinner are being held for Azraya Kokopenace this afternoon. It starts at 5 o'clock at the Knox Church in Kenora, in honour of the 14-year-old whose body was found in the city on...

Post date: April 15, 2018

A group of Indigenous people from Manitoba are walking through the region on the way to Ottawa, raising awareness of what they call a crystal meth crisis in First Nation communities. They...

Post date: April 15, 2018

The federal government is supporting joint American, U.K., and French airstrikes on a Syrian military base. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is out with a statement about the recent bombing, which...

Post date: April 14, 2018

Sioux Lookout Mayor Doug Lawrance is now the confirmed candidate for the Provincial Liberals in the new Kiiwetinoong Riding.Lawrance began his quest for nomination on April 4th. He says he is...

Post date: April 13, 2018

A Fort Frances man has been fined $2,500 for trapping violations. Ralph Boettcher has pleaded guilty to two charges. Court heard that in 2015 and 2016, conservation officers investigated his...

Post date: April 13, 2018

Young people in Canada are among the most frequent users of cannabis in the world, which is why a public awareness campaign is being launched surrounding pot and driving. The Canadian Public...

Post date: April 13, 2018

Northwestern Ontario will be home to one of the first Cannabis stores in Ontario. However, you will have to travel to Thunder Bay. The Lakehead is one of four locations, along with Toronto,...

Post date: April 13, 2018
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A 24-year-old Lac Seul First Nation man has embarked on a more than 1,100 kilometre trek to Humboldt, on foot!Rance Cardinal stopped in Dryden overnight and is set to continue his journey Friday in a...

Post date: April 13, 2018

The Ontario NDP say Matt Soprovich has been denied an opportunity to run as a candidate in Kenora-Rainy River because he failed the party's vetting process. In a media release, the party cites "...

Post date: April 13, 2018

Single, Indigenous mothers are getting more support to find full-time and meaningful employment. The Dryden Native Friendship Centre has received Federal funding to launch a so-called "Industry...

Post date: April 13, 2018

Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford is promising to fire Hydro One's Chief Executive Officer if he becomes Premier this June.He calls the salaries being earned by utility executives "...

Post date: April 13, 2018

Still no additional grocery stores in the Kenora district where you can purchase beer and cider. Sales at 87 new stores across the province started this week, including at a Metro location in...

Post date: April 13, 2018

The provincial government is making a major investment to upgrade community access and forestry roads. The Liberals have earmarked $74-million for improvements this year. Minister of Municipal...

Post date: April 12, 2018
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A rejuvenation of downtown Dryden with the re-opening of Pharmasave. The store was closed following a sale, but is now serving customers once again. A Grand Opening ceremony was held Thursday...

Post date: April 12, 2018

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