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Mike Aiken

Ministry addresses hostage taking

Staff with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services are investigating incidents at the Kenora Jail last week. Spokesman Brent Ross says they are also working with staff at the jail. ... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Parliament resumes

 Ottawa is bustling once again as parliament resumes. Kenora MP Bob Nault says the Liberal government will be focusing on the things they would like to accomplish before the election next fall. read more..

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Mike Aiken

Softwood influenced by NAFTA, Nault

Softwood lumber producers are paying close attention, as trade negotiators focus on a new deal with the Americans. The dispute resolution provisions in NAFTA are also important for a new agreement on ... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Tributes to Terry Fox

Charley Perkins, 7, with Gabe Gilbert, 6, at Friday's Terry Fox Run."I'm running for Terry Fox," says Kenzie Richards, 7, as she joined her classmates for a run Friday. Kenzie was among the hundreds ... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Watch for severe thunderstorms

Environment Canada is monitoring a storm system coming up from Minnesota, which could bring with it large hail and heavy rain. Forecasters say the thunderstorm threat is expected to begin mid to late... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Have you seen this rig?

Kenora motorist Virginia Potter was driving near Upsala mid-July, when she was run off the road by a tractor-trailer unit. Potter says she has reported the incident to police, but she hasn't heard if... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Corrections officer thanks supporters

The corrections officer involved in yesterday's hostage taking is resting at home with his family. He has been identified as John Tsentouros, and he is receiving support from across the province and ... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Jail conditions in focus

Working conditions at the Kenora Jail came into focus, during the lead up to a potential strike two years ago. Since then, the province has taken steps to improve the situation. A hostage taking and ... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Officers show support

Josh Bluemeke's a jail guard in Sudbury, and he didn't hesitate to offer his support, after he heard about incidents at the Kenora Jail yesterday. "That's the last thing you want to hear is -- any ho... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Hostage released from Kenora Jail

A correctional officer has been released and taken to hospital for assessment, after a hostage-taking at the Kenora Jail this afternoon. Firefighters were called shortly after 2:30 p.m., along with pa... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Emergency crews at jail

A correctional officer has been taken hostage by inmates at the Kenora Jail. A spokesman for the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services says staff are working to negotiate the officer'... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Suspect arrested after search

The OPP say they've taken a man into custody, after he tried to flee from a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada early this morning. Officers were called after a report of a stolen pickup truck around 5:... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Redditt Fire names new chief

The Redditt Volunteer Fire Department has a new Fire Chief. Thomas Choong takes over for former chief Glen Bowes, who stepped down earlier this year. Choong moved to Kenora last year, and has spent 9 ... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Collision temporarily closes bypass

Edit: The highway is now open, as the vehicles have been removed.Highway 17A at the Kenora bypass is currently intermittently closed near Beryl Winder Road, as crews work to remove two vehicles involv... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Power outage scheduled

Hydro One is warning residents across the Kenora district that they may be without power for a few hours this morning. Residents in the unorganized areas of Kenora, Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, Shoal L... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Local doctor returns to Kenora

A new physician is set to join the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Surgical Team and community clinics. Kenora native Doctor Ben Wykes has joined Dr. Hristov and Dr. Ghazali as the newest, full-ti... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Showers in store for the weekend

It's going to be a wet weekend. Showers are in the forecast today all the way to Monday. Environment Canada Meteorologist Gerald Cheng explains. "As we head into Saturday and Sunday, there is a syst... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Winnipeg man fined for too many walleye

A Winnipeg man has been fined for a fishing violation. Stuart Fengler pleaded guilty and was fined $1,200 for possessing five walleye over his legal limit. Court heard that on July 12, 2018, conserv... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Nault named ParlAmericas’ President

Kenora MP Bob Nault’s schedule just got even busier. Yesterday, Nault was named as the new President of ParlAmericas. Nault has been serving as the institution’s Vice-President since 2016. “It’s bot... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Possible thunderstorms throughout the day

You may have woken up to come crazy weather this morning. Meteorologist Gerold Cheng talked about the severe thunderstorm warning the region woke up to. "Basically we're tracking the thunderstorms th... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Partnerships creating accessible, cultural childcare

The Kenora District Services Board is continuing to work to improve access to child care spaces in the region. The KDSB announced in late August that Kenora will soon see a new Urban Indigenous child ... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Kenora police investigating theft

The Kenora detachment of the OPP is asking for the public’s assistance with locating a stolen vehicle. On August 16, at approximately 8 a.m., the Kenora OPP responded to a report of a theft on Lakevie... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Safety night a hit for the 6th year in a row

It was the 6th Annual Safety Night in Kenora yesterday. One of the kids who stopped by to check it all out was Jaxon Tresoor "There is some cool stuff. Got to see a shocker, from the medics and stuff... read more..

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Rikki Watson

OPP investigating homicide

The OPP is asking for the public's assistance to help solve an ongoing homicide investigation. The death investigation of a male located in the area of Seventh Avenue and Roy Lane in Sioux Lookou... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Bylaw change protects officers, city

City bylaw officers in Kenora may get permission to go onto private property, in some circumstances. "You get complaints about tidy yard -- or other bylaw issues -- and you're restricted about what y... read more..

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Mike Aiken

All-nations health committee moving forward

The all-nations health committee is moving forward. "We're excited with where we're going and our direction," says city council member Rory McMillan. The commitee is led by Anita Cameron at the heal... read more..

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Mike Aiken

Water agreement could help First Nation

Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield is looking forward to talks with neighbouring Rat Portage, as they look at an agreement to extend water and sewer services to the First Nation. "We plan on being good neigh... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Traffic delays on Highway 105

Residents travelling on Highway 105, just north of Perrault Falls, are warned of traffic delays. A possible collision is causing delays on the highway, and paramedics are currently on scene. More info... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Rotarians raise flag for peace

Rotarians in Kenora raised the peace flag in honour of the September 11 attacks, and the International Day of Peace which takes place September 21. Rotary President Lynn Carlson talked about why they... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

OPP investigating theft

Officers with the Red Lake detachment of the OPP are investigating a theft from a job site. Police say that between 2 p.m. on August 30 and 10 a.m. on September 4, unknown suspect(s) entered a locked... read more..

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