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Major fine for New Gold mine

New Gold Incorporated and their Rainy River project site is facing a $100,000 fine for an offence under the Lakes and Rivers Improvement Act of Ontario. Court heard that in 2015, the Ministry of…

Splash Park construction begins

The Kenora Rotary Club, their partners, and community agencies all celebrated the beginning of construction of the Rotary Club Splash Park yesterday, with a celebratory barbecue and sod-turning…

Help from the west for regional fire

Kenora, Minaki, Redditt and surrounding areas may still find a lot of smoke in the air this morning. This is due to a forest fire approximately 30 kilometers north of Wabaseemong First Nation…

Councillors voting to study arena twinning

Kenora City Councillors are expected to vote on and approve a $250,000 amendment to the 2018 Budget today, to fund the creation of detailed design drawings and tender preparations for twinning the…

Smoke near Redditt, Minaki

Kenora residents are warned of smoke drifts in the Minaki, Redditt, Coker and Peterson Road areas. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has confirmed that the smoke drifts are from an…

Local Sports

Kenora Rowing Club place in Duluth

Tim Wehner and Jennifer Findlay of the Kenora Rowing Club are back from a regatta on Lake Superior with some great practice ahead of upcoming competitions in Kenora. The hot weather and minimal wind…

Heat hard on engines, Davis

This weekend's heat warning presented a new challenge at the Lake of the Woods Speedway. "The engine's don't like this heat, for sure," said driver Pat Davis. "That's why we're changing out this fan…

Clear skies for Kenora Borealis

Drew Sippel and Katrina Froese of Winnipeg get ready for race day.Crystal Stokes was the race director for the Kenora Borealis triathlon this morning, and she was very glad to see thundershowers give…

Swimming Sharks strong in Minneapolis

Three siblings and Kenora Swimming Sharks are home after four days in Minneapolis for the Aqua Jets Invitational. The eldest, 16-year-old Gabe Mastromatteo swam his way to gold in the 100 and 200…

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