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An extra day off for bus students in our area.With continued rain through Monday and falling temperatures Monday night, the Student Services Consortium and area bus drivers made the call to cancel...

Post date: February 20, 2017

I usually warm temperatures and rain have caused the closure of the Dryden Ice Road.  Closed signs were put up last night after ice road committee members determined traffic was destroying the...

Post date: February 20, 2017

A grim reminder to snowmobiles that ice conditions are deteriorating and may be unsafe.On February 17 Nipigon OPP were contacted regarding two missing men from Rocky Bay First Nation.  51-year-...

Post date: February 20, 2017

Canada's newest millionaire is originally from Mexico.  John Funk lives on the east coast and won a million bucks in last Saturday's Lotto 649 draw.  He says he didn't think of...

Post date: February 19, 2017

On February 17, 2017 at approximately 7:00pm the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a missing youth. Hailey MATHE-BULL, age 14, was located February 18, 2017....

Post date: February 18, 2017

Hockey Day in Canada festivities in Kenora wrapped up with a hard-fought game between theFort Frances Lakers and the English River Miners.The Lakers ended up winning 5-3.Jack Bernie is a Lakers...

Post date: February 18, 2017

Kenora OPP have located a missing Kenora woman.On Friday, February 17 at approximately 7:30pm, the Kenora OPP were notified of a missing person.Skye SWAIN, age 25, was last seen on January 25, by a...

Post date: February 18, 2017

A recent survey shows Canadians experience some of the longest wait times to see a doctor when compared to other countries.Canada is performing below the international average on several measures of...

Post date: February 18, 2017

Tonight the English River Miners will be in the national spotlight! Scotiabank Hockey Day In Canada festivities continue as the Miners will play the Fort Frances Lakers in Kenora. SIJHL...

Post date: February 17, 2017

Patricia Area Community Endeavours is launching a new Micro Loans Program! The initiative allows businesses in their en-catchment area to take a loan ranging from 500 to 15 thousand dollars in a...

Post date: February 17, 2017

Regional Ontario Provincial Police Officers are warning the public on cyberbullying.When it comes to Facebook, OPP are warning kids to be safe, but also telling parents to be vigilant themselves....

Post date: February 17, 2017

Registration for the second 'Road to Freedom' Youth Empowerment workshop in the first week of March will be held Friday night at the Dryden Native Friendship Centre. The initiative is aimed at...

Post date: February 17, 2017

It's being called an historic agreement.All the major parties in the Kenora area have signed on to an agreement committing to develop an All-Nations hospital to serve all local residents.Frances...

Post date: February 17, 2017
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A number of local residents have already converged on Kenora for Hockey Day in Canada celebrations. It was a full house Thursday night for the NHL Alumni Game, where Team Lanny McDonald won the...

Post date: February 17, 2017

Tragedy in the remote northern community of Summer Beaver First Nation. The community of 400 is dealing with the loss of a brother and sister in the span of three days. Provincial Police say 58...

Post date: February 17, 2017

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