Kenora Daily Miner and News

Kenora Daily Miner and News
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Postmedia
Editor Lloyd Mack
Founded 1881
Language English
Headquarters 33 Main St. P.O. Box 1620, Kenora, Ontario, P9N 3X7
ISSN 0839-4989

The Kenora Daily Miner and News is a daily publication based in Kenora, Ontario. The Miner and News publishes its broadsheet paid circulation daily Tuesday through Friday, and its tabloid publication Lake of the Woods Enterprise is delivered free throughout the region every Saturday. The Daily Miner and News is owned by Postmedia.


The News began weekly publication in 1881 under the ownership of E. P. Chapman. A second newspaper, the Rat Portage Miner, started around 1891 under the ownership of a Mr. Earngey through the Rat Portage Miner Publishing Co. In 1901 it shifted to twice weekly publication — Tuesdays and Fridays. By 1903 they operated under one name, the Rat Portage Miner and News, and it became the Kenora Miner and News in 1906 when the town itself was renamed. The Miner and News switched to six-day publication in February 1952 to compete with the Daily Reminder, started in the 1930s.

The Miner and News purchased the Reminder in 1960. In November 1973, Bowes Publishers purchased the newspaper and the name of the paper was changed again in 1977 to the Daily Miner and News. The Kenora Enterprise, which began publishing in 1996, was brought into the Daily Miner and News fold in July 2003.

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