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NWHU answers your questions

Dr. Ian Gemmill is the acting medical officer of health for the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU). Jon Begg, communications and public relations specialist at the NWHU administers and conducts weekly public meeting streamed on either NWHU’s Facebook page or GoTo Meeting sessions to answer questions. To find out how to participate in the next Question and Answer session with Dr.

Pride to ambush Emo!

Borderland Pride is taking truckloads of queer cheer to a community in need of some rainbows this Pride Month.

On Saturday, June 27, we are taking LGBTQ2 Pride to Emo. All LGBTQ2 people and their allies are invited to join us for a peaceful protest.

Emo Agricultural Research Station hops to it

Emo Agricultural Research Station is planting yards of hops for this year’s plantation project. Hops are primarily used to add bitterness to beer, and are being explored as a future crop in the region.

The 54-hectare research station is owned by the University of Guelph and is located in Chapple Township in Rainy River District, and is in operation from mid-March to mid-December.

Thefts reported in Kenora

(KENORA, ON) Members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have received several complaints of thefts from vehicles and outbuildings over the last week.

Police are reminding the public that these actions are crimes of opportunity, leaving vehicles unlocked and valuables inside place a target on your vehicle and property.

Some steps you can take to avoid thefts include: