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Councillor Ron Lunny Appointed for Term

At the regular meeting of Council held July 17, 2018, Council accepted the resignation of Louis Roussin from Council.  Following a closed session of Council, Council then came back into the open meeting and passed by resolution, Ron Lunny as the appointed Councillor to November 30, 2018. Councillor Lunny served on the previous term of […]

East Melick Road Traffic Delays Starting July 23, 2018

Please be advised construction work related to surface treatment on East Melick Road will begin the week of July 23, 2018. During the construction period, some sections of East Melick Road will be reduced to one lane. There may also be occasions when it is necessary to close the road to all traffic for short […]

Recreational Vehicles and Trailers

Did You Know? Recreational vehicles (i.e. travel trailers) and similar vehicles shall be permitted in any zone subject to provisions. Occupancy is prohibited except where explicitly zoned, such as a campground zoned Tourist Recreational Zone (TR). Good to Go It is parked or stored in a garage It is parked or stored in an interior […]

Norlen Bridge Traffic Delays July 19, 2018 CANCELLED

UPDATE  July 17, 2018 This traffic delay notice has been cancelled.  Traffic will flow as usual on July 19 and the work will be done when the bridge is closed starting July 23.   Please be advised there will be traffic delays at the Norlen Bridge on Anderson Road on Thursday July 19, 2018. Motorists […]

Municipal Road Works Begins July 9, 2018

Please be advised municipal road works are scheduled to begin on Monday, July 9, 2018. The first locations to be impacted will be Anne Crescent, Kirkpatrick Avenue, and Peter Avenue, with works on these streets expected to be completed by the end of July. The City extends thanks to the public for their cooperation and […]

Line Painting Status

Please be advised the City is aware of the line painting concerns throughout the City.  The Contractor is experiencing issues with their equipment which is affecting the quality of the work.  The Contractor is working to correct the flaws in the areas with significant issues and will continue with the project as scheduled. The City […]

Norlen Bridge Temporary Closure July 23 – September 6, 2018

Please be advised the Norlen Bridge on Anderson Road will be temporarily closed to all traffic beginning Monday, July 23, 2018 until Thursday, September 6, 2018. This closure is necessary to accommodate repairs to the deck surface. Motorists are advised to use Carlton Road as a detour route. The City extends thanks to the public […]

LOWDPOA launches LakeSmart boat for the summer; LakeSmart team set to visit area lakes and events

The LakeSmart boat has become a familiar sight on Lake of the Woods each summer, and we’re launching it for our 8th season on the water on Tuesday, July 3rd at 11am from the Kenora Harbourfront docks. LakeSmart sponsors, LOWDPOA Directors and members will be on hand to see them off when they head out […]

KRC Main Entrance Temporary Closure July 2018

Please be advised beginning Tuesday, July 3, 2018, the main entrance at Kenora Recreation Centre will be temporarily closed to the public. This closure is necessary to replace the flooring in the front lobby area. Barricades and signs placed at the main entrance will direct our customers to temporary entrances. The general public may enter […]

Get Fit at the Lake

Starting Monday July 9, 2018, the Kenora Recreation Centre will offer Waterfit and BOGA Fit at  Garrow Park on Rabbit Lake.   The new lake programming is included in both the Annual and 90 day membership packages.   Single or multiple visit passes may be purchased to participate also. Monday to Thursday Waterfit            […]