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With so much debate around hydro costs, a company is giving you a breakdown of exactly what you do pay.EnPowered has come up with an on-line tool to better explain the numbers.Owner Tomas Van Stee...

Post date: February 28, 2017

An insightful way to find out about the region's past. An indoor spirit walk is being held at the Dryden Public Library at 6:30pm today where six stories of individuals who impacted Dryden and the...

Post date: February 28, 2017

The Kenora Catholic District School Board which is responsible for St. John School in Red Lake will be unveiling a brand new app today. The board has created a new Aboriginal Language App in...

Post date: February 28, 2017

The face of bankruptcy appears to be changing in northwestern Ontario. Grant Thornton's Frank Fabiano says while the number hasn't changed much in the last few years, he's starting to see more...

Post date: February 28, 2017

High Schools in northwestern Ontario continue to struggle in academics according to the latest school rankings from the Fraser Institute. Dryden High School received a ranking of 4.6 out of 10...

Post date: February 28, 2017

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is putting forward a plan to cut hydro prices.She says she is tired of seeing the other parties have no concrete solutions."The Premier has never taken the hydro prices...

Post date: February 27, 2017

A CKDR News poll shows 48% of respondents believe Canada should start curbing back the number of refugees that we are accepting. 34% stated we should follow U.S. President Donald Trump's lead and...

Post date: February 27, 2017

Property tax assessments continues to be a bone of contention between local municipalities and the provincial government. Several communities are speaking out about a recent ruling for Walmart...

Post date: February 27, 2017

Aging infrastructure is beginning to sound like a broken record. The issue will once again be front and centre at the Ontario Good Roads Conference in Toronto this week. Northwestern Ontario...

Post date: February 27, 2017

The Ontario Liberals are spending $750,000 on establishing a new Elders Hub in Sandy Lake First Nation.The complex will be used as a community centre and spiritual gathering place for everyone living...

Post date: February 27, 2017

The Sioux Lookout Fire Department is out with some fire and carbon monoxide alarm safety tips for the public. Fire Chief Rob Favot reminds residents to have a smoke alarm installed on every storey...

Post date: February 27, 2017

A former resident of Wabigoon Lake First Nation is out with a new book about her life growing up in northwestern Ontario. 'Path of the Turquoise Warrior' is a memoir of Vicky Meawasige-Reed....

Post date: February 27, 2017

There's a northern Ontario candidate for the leadership of the federal NDP. Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus has announced he's running, saying our politics need less division and more...

Post date: February 27, 2017

The Dryden Regional Health Services Foundation and CKDR are teaming up next Monday morning to launch a massive fundraising campaign.Details of a $1.25-million blitz to purchase a new CT Scan Unit...

Post date: February 27, 2017

A handful of meetings have been set-up the next couple of days between the Chair of the Kenora District Services Board and the provincial Government. Barry Baltessen is in Toronto for the Ontario...

Post date: February 27, 2017

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