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It's once again time to light up the Dryden Cemetery to remember and honour loved ones who are no longer with us. Ice candle orders are now being accepted for the Christmas Eve 'Festival of Lights...

Post date: December 15, 2017

For many of us, cold weather means keeping our homes warm in the most cost-effective way. Enbridge spokesperson Tanya Bruckmueller says for Ontario homeowners, there are programs in place that...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The Wynne government has voted against a NDP bill to end gasoline price gouging.The 'Fairness in Petroleum Products Pricing Act' was introduced by MPP Gilles Bisson to provide predictable and...

Post date: December 15, 2017
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Dryden area residents have once again stepped up to support those in need. The Dryden GM fundraiser for Christmas Cheer has concluded and the dealership surpassed their goal. More than $10,000...

Post date: December 15, 2017

A $600-million class action lawsuit against the provincial government is being handled by a group of lawyers that includes Chris Watkins from Thunder Bay. Watkins says it's on behalf of the...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The Chief Executive Officer at the Dryden Regional Health Centre has been recognized by the Northwest Local Health Integration Network. Wade Petranik has received the Distinguished Contribution...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The Wynne government has confirmed $85-million in funding to clean-up mercury from the English-Wabigoon River system.Legislation has been passed at Queen's Park.Environment Minister Chris Ballard...

Post date: December 15, 2017

Confederation College has introduced a new Digital Media Production course. Last year, the school put its Broadcast and TV Production program on hold. Michelle McManus is the Coordinator of the...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The flu bug has officially hit our area. The Northwestern Health Unit is reporting the first case of Influenza A, stressing having one case identified by the laboratory indicates there are other,...

Post date: December 15, 2017
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A retired Lakehead University Geology Professor says all of the evidence is there to confirm that a meteorite touched down in Thunder Bay. Steven Kissen says the incident was reported Wednesday...

Post date: December 15, 2017

Four remote communities in northwestern Ontario are getting provincial funding for education programs and to help improve access to safe, nutritious food.The Pikangikum and the Kasabonika First...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the provincial government is hindering, rather than helping local health care facilities save money on electricity. Campbell says the Dryden Regional...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Provincial Police in Kenora say a 28-year-old man faces charges after an attack on a police officer.Wednesday morning following an ongoing investigation police arrested a man on a warrant.During the...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Hydro One is taking back control of its call centres, The centres are currently being operated by a third party on a contract that expires at the end of February. Hydro One says the take back...

Post date: December 14, 2017

The Dryden Rotary Club Charity Foundation is providing the Red Lake, Ear Falls, Ignace and Dryden Christmas Cheer organizations with a total of 10-thousand dollars. Spokesperson Rena Madden says...

Post date: December 14, 2017

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