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Kenora-Rainy River MP Bob Nault says four-laning the Trans-Canada Highway across the region and across the nation is not only feasible, it is do-able.Recent reports from Ottawa suggested some cabinet...

Post date: July 24, 2002

A hike for residents in long term care homes is not fair according to the administrator of the Kenora District Home of the Aged.Kevin Queen says the province has capped rent increases at 3.9-percent...

Post date: July 24, 2002

The Saan store in Sioux Lookout has temporarily closed down to help assist emergency crews in the community.The company has been operating out of the Rec Centre after the roof of its original store...

Post date: July 23, 2002

Alcohol is being blamed for a motor vehicle crash in Red Lake.OPP say a vehicle veered off the road near Skookum Bay Bridge and became completely submerged in water.Police arrived at the scene and...

Post date: July 23, 2002

A 40-year-old Pickle Lake man has been charged in connection with a four car pileup on Highway 17 over the weekend.OPP say the crash happened Friday afternoon when a westbound vehicle stopped to make...

Post date: July 23, 2002

A 32-year-old woman from Whitefish Bay First Nation is dead following a single vehicle crash Sunday morning.OPP say the woman was struck as she clung to a vehicle when the driver apparently started...

Post date: July 23, 2002

With the tragic events around the world in the past year, Kenora-Rainy River MP Bob Nault is recommending residents carry proper identification with them at all times.Nault notes when residents cross...

Post date: July 22, 2002

Dryden Police officers were kept busy over the weekend.Police say they received more than 100 calls for service and more than 40 911 calls.Various charges were laid including several for drinking and...

Post date: July 22, 2002

Dryden firefighters were called to help out their counterparts at the Weyerhaeuser mill Sunday night.Dryden Deputy Fire Chief Ken Kurz says a fire broke out in a large bark pile at the rear of the...

Post date: July 22, 2002

The Metis Nation of Ontario is establishing its own economic development corporation.President Tony Belcourt says the organization has never before set out to make money and has only been involved in...

Post date: July 22, 2002

More residents from northern communities are being moved to safer, southern locations because of forest fires and smoke from fires.The MNR notes most people being evacuated are the very young and the...

Post date: July 22, 2002

More than 160 residents of Keewaywin First Nation are now being temporarily housed at the Sioux Lookout Recreation Centre.The municipality declared a state of emergency last week to prepare the...

Post date: July 22, 2002

A restricted fire zone remains in place throughout Northwestern Ontario. The Ministry of Natural Resources says despite some rain over the weekend, it was not enough and more is needed.Environment...

Post date: July 22, 2002

A number of First Nations in Northwestern Ontario will be getting funding from the Federal Government to develop new landfill sites and to improve water quality.The funding comes from the Federal...

Post date: July 19, 2002

Kenora residents are worried about an increase in boat traffic.They say the rise in traffic on Lake of the Woods is putting local boaters in danger.The problem has prompted Kenora Police and OPP to...

Post date: July 19, 2002

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