Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The Fort Frances Muskies are in Kenora to face the Beaver Brae Broncos in a battle of the top two teams in the league.
The other match-up is in Sioux Lookout where the Queen Elizabeth Warriors face the Thomas Aquinas Saints.
Both games start at 7:30.
A big test for the Dryden Eagle Girls High School Hockey team today.
The Eagles are in Kenora to face the Beaver Brae Broncos.
Dryden is undefeated this season, but the Broncos aren't too far behind.
Game time is 4:30.
Kenora's other team is also in action as the Thomas Aquinas Saints take on the Muskies in Fort Frances tonight at 7:15.
Corrine Owen has been hired as the new Director of Finance.
Owen brings roughly 15-years of senior accounting and auditing experience to the Board.
She spent the last 4-years as Director of Finance for Community Living Dryden and Sioux Lookout.
Her first day on the job is January 16th.
The Province says a 20-kilometre stretch of Highway 17 near Ignace is going to be repaved in the New Year.
The project is being carried out by Pioneer Construction and will employ about 40-people.
Work is expected to begin next Spring and is scheduled for completion in Fall 2012.
Kenora City Council has decided to shut the facility down for the season, after receiving an engineering report.
Recreational Services Manager, Colleen Neil says a strcuture assessment found some issues with the building.
Neil adds the decision to take the arena off-line this winter will give the city a chance to
decide what it wants to do with the facility.
a municipal infrastructure project.
Council voted last night to borrow the money from the KMTS Prosperity Trust Fund
to cover the city's costs of installing the new submarine sewer and water line.
Councillor Ron Lunny says even though the water line was installed two years ago,
they still had to arrange long term funding for it.
Lunny adds he would also like council to borrow from the KMTS Prosperity Trust Fund for
a long-term debenture on the new fire hall on Barsky's Hill.
Spokesperson Pierre Choquette says market conditions are forcing the company to temporarily halt kraft operations for 10-days starting on Friday.
The newsprint mill will continue to operate during the period.