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Dryden Police need your help to solve two cases of mischief. Police say someone damaged a Ford Truck in a parking lot at 300 St. Charles. A parked car on Queen Street also had its window...

Post date: August 21, 2018
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Some relief for motorists in Ontario.Premier Doug Ford has announced a freeze on a number of driver fees and driver tests that were set to increase on September 1st.Ford says people are fed up with...

Post date: August 21, 2018

Domtar is now working to restart its mill in Dryden after two separate power outages Monday, one crippling operations for the day. Spokesperson Bonnie Skene says residents may hear a large blowing...

Post date: August 21, 2018

The Kenora district has one of the highest rates of Lyme disease, but new stats show it's becoming more of a problem across Canada. According to the Public Health Agency, there were 1,500 cases...

Post date: August 21, 2018

Northwestern Ontario isn't included in a new Liberal plan that addresses the gaps in employment insurance payments for seasonal workers. The Minister for Families, Children and Social Development...

Post date: August 21, 2018

A crash on Highway 17 near Wawa has claimed the lives of four people. Provincial Police say they are not revealing the names of any of the victims of the two-vehicle collision right now. Two...

Post date: August 21, 2018

A recall of certain high blood pressure medications is being expanded. Health Canada says Teva Canada is adding another eight lots of Valsartan to a recall issued earlier this summer. It was...

Post date: August 21, 2018

Dryden Police are reporting Trafficking charges from a local traffic stop.Police say on Monday just after midnight they stopped a vehicle outside a residence on Colonization Avenue for a traffic...

Post date: August 20, 2018

A yearly meeting of municipal leaders got a visit from Premier Doug Ford this morning. In Ottawa, Ford emphasizes he'll continue working with municipalities and repeated his campaign...

Post date: August 20, 2018

It was a perfect weekend for a ride and it ended up being a perfect weekend for the Alzheimer's Society of Kenora/Rainy River.Executive Director Rossana Tomashowski says more than $30,000 was...

Post date: August 20, 2018

Dryden Public Works is warning the public of a road closure Tuesday.The south bound lane of Colonization Avenue from Arthur Street to St. Charles Street will be off-limits from 7:00am until 7:00pm.It...

Post date: August 20, 2018

Major upgrades are coming to Thunder Lake Road. Dryden Public Works says work will start Tuesday and will continue until mid-September. During that time, residents may experience abnormal...

Post date: August 20, 2018

A Restricted Fire Zone remains in affect across much of northwestern Ontario, with the exception of the City of Thunder Bay and several surrounding organized townships.That means outdoor burning and...

Post date: August 20, 2018

The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association will be highlighting regional issues and concerns this week in Ottawa. President Wendy Landry has set-up a meeting with Premier Doug Ford at the...

Post date: August 20, 2018

A nearly nine hour search for a wanted Calgary man came to a peaceful end in Schreiber. Provincial Police say 21-year-old Kyle Wescott was found hiding in a sandpit Saturday night. OPP were...

Post date: August 20, 2018

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