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OPP recruiting seminar set

With current tough economic times, many people are disheartened to hear the news of job loss and unemployment levels rising.

The OPP is please to report it is hiring and recruiting new members.

The local detachment is hosting a constable/cadet recruitment information session this Wednesday (Feb. 18) at 7 p.m. at the Civic Centre.

Funding earmarked for Five-Mile dock repairs

Kenora MP Greg Rickford yesterday announced, on behalf of Fisheries and Oceans minister Gail Shea, that the federal government will invest in the rehabilitation of the Five-Mile dock here.

The dock, which fronts Couchiching First Nation, comprises 0.715 hectares of property consisting of an L-shaped stationary wharf, floating docks, and a launch ramp located on Rainy Lake.

Turn willpower into horsepower

Tobacco users in Northwestern Ontario can join thousands across Ontario in entering the “Driven to Quit Challenge.”

Entrants who quit smoking for the month of March not only will gain a healthier lifestyle, but will be entered to win a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu hybrid, one of two $5,000 vacation getaways, and one of seven $2,000 Canadian Tire gift cards.