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Time for Kenora's giant Christmas tree

Downtown Kenora's starting to get into the Christmas spirit. This year's giant tree was found on the corner of 6th Street and 3rd Avenue in Lakeside. "Yeah, we found a local tree. We didn't have to…

Gas price gap widens

Gas prices remain at the top of the list for local drivers. A litre of unleaded will cost you $1.36 in Kenora -- or $1.38 in Dryden -- but they can drop to $1 in Winnipeg. Ontario Energy minister…

Ontario's head doctor in Kenora

The president of the Ontario Medical Association is in Kenora today. Doctor Nadia Alam will be talking about the impact of recreational marijuana on your health. The association notes the media age…

Freezing drizzle on its way

Drivers and bus riders should be watching the forecast. Gerald Cheng of Environment Canada says it includes freezing drizzle. "We're looking at a clipper system moving through," he says, noting the…

Light armoured vehicle finds new home

A light-armoured vehicle is now part of the community in Sioux Narrows. Over the weekend, Mayor Norbert Dufresne joined retired lieutenant colonel Woody Linton, as they welcomed the light armoured…

Nurse practitioners invite patients

Eligible patients are encouraged to register online for a new clinic in Kenora. The Sunset Country Family Health Team in Kenora is welcoming three nurse practitioners in the new year. A nurse…

Rickford outlines action plan for jail

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford says Queen's Park is looking at a two-part action plan for the Kenora Jail. "We want to look at program options in that jail, and hopefully change and improve…

Trustees plan $6M upgrade at Beaver Brae

Beaver Brae, Evergreen and Keewatin Public are due for renovations. The tech wing at Beaver Brae could see close to $6 million in renovations. The work includes upgrades to shops for welding,…

Most patients Indigenous, grand chief

Treaty 3 Grand Chief Francis Kavanaugh says his members should be involved in health care changes. "First Nations represent 14 per cent of the population, but yet those requiring any kind of medical…

Province to push feds on twinning

Northern Development Minister Greg Rickford says he'll be looking to Ottawa for money, when it comes to paying for twinning the Trans-Canada. "It's well documented the $100 million that I announced…

We will remember them...

Pte. Arthur Elders of Lakeside in Kenora (Courtesy Great War Project)On a quiet Sunday, it's sometimes tough to put ourselves into the shoes of those who served. The centennial of the end of the…

They shall not grow old...

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. We will remember them.…

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