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Ignace is set to host its second meeting to discuss being home to a nuclear waste disposal facility. Council passed a unanimous decision to open up the community to the possibility of allowing it to be built. "We have Canadian representatives that are ready to tell their stories and we are so pleased that we have ...
CJ Goater Apr 12, 2024 5 views
More front office changes for the Dryden GM Ice Dogs. The hockey club has announced that Ben Borton, who was the assistant coach and assistant GM has resigned. This comes one day after head coach and general manager Kurt Walsten stepped down. The Ice Dogs are starting to rebuild their coaching staff. Former Kenora This...
Tim Davidson Apr 12, 2024
The Kenora Sports Hall of Fame Committee is getting ready to host it's third induction ceremony. President Larry Patrick says right now they are just trying to get nominations. "Right now they are available at Johnson's Pharmacy, the Moncrief Construction Sports Center and the Kenora Sports Hall of Fame Facebook p...
Tim Davidson Apr 12, 2024
Kenora Fire and Emergency Services is looking for more volunteers. Fire Chief Dave Pratt says they had several people train as paid-for-call firefighters last year, but they can use more. "The current establishing and regulating by-law says we can have up to 55 paid-for-call firefighters with the three stations,&q...
Tim Davidson Apr 12, 2024
The Town of Ignace is getting ready to host its second Northwest Nuclear Exploration Event. It will take place today and Saturday. Mayor Kim Baigrie says they expect to have as many as 44 exhibitors and presentations. "It's for our community members and surrounding area for anyone to come in to get any information...
Tim Davidson Apr 12, 2024 1 views
A 30 year old Kenora man faces drug trafficking charges. Just before Tuesday at noon, the OPP were conducting an investigation in the area of Bernier Drive when they observed a drug deal going down. One person was arrested and police seized a number of illegal substances including methamphetamine, hydromorphone, dilaud...
Tim Davidson Apr 11, 2024
The OPP says a 24 year old from the Rat Portage First Nation has been killed as a result of single vehicle collision. Police the incident took place before midnight last night (Wednesday) near Matheson Bay Road. The OPP say there was only one person in the pick-up truck at the time of the collision. Highway 17 between ...
Tim Davidson Apr 11, 2024
The City of Kenora is hoping to extend sewer and water services all the way to the end of Railway Street. The city is working on an application for almost $3 million through the province's Building Homes Faster fund. Director of Economic Development and Tourism Stace Gander says this would be phase four of the Railway ...
Tim Davidson Apr 11, 2024
The Kenora District Services Board is awarding 11 grants under it's Child Poverty Reduction program. A couple of groups in the Ignace area are getting funding. The largest grant is going to the Northwestern Health Unit for it's Nutrition on the Weekend program. Its getting almost $50,000. The Kenora Rotary Club is gett...
Tim Davidson Apr 11, 2024
The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are looking for a new coach. The hockey club has announced that Kurt Walsten is not returning after 10 years with the team. Walsten is the longest serving and the winningest coach in the franchise's history with 399 career victories. He also led the team to back-to-back Bill Salonen Cup champions...
Tim Davidson Apr 10, 2024
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