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The Calgary Stampeders have confirmed wide receiver Mylan Hicks has died.The 23-year-old died early Sunday morning after being shot at a nightclub in Calgary.Stampeders GM and President John Hufnagel...

Post date: September 25, 2016

The Miami Marlins have confirmed star pitcher Jose Fernandez has passed away.The 24-year-old died following a boating accident off Miami Beach early this morning.The game between the Marlins and...

Post date: September 25, 2016

Former Hockey Night in Canada host and well known Canadian broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos has lost a close friend after a break-in-enter at his home in Los Angeles.Stroumboulopoulos released a...

Post date: September 24, 2016

A great result from the recent Terry Fox Run in Red Lake! Participants and volunteers were able to raise just over $9400 dollars in this year`s Terry Fox Run. Ian Chuhai did an amazing job and...

Post date: September 23, 2016

2016 continues to be a busy year for the Dryden Police Service. Calls for service are up with 5,263 calls reported as of August 31st. That compares to 4,628 during the same period in 2015....

Post date: September 23, 2016

National Forest Week comes to a close this weekend, but Domtar is hoping local residents recognize the importance of the industry 365 days a year. Domtar spokesperson Bonny Skene says the...

Post date: September 23, 2016

The Ontario Liberals are under fire for their handling of the Nipigon River Bridge failure. PC Transportation critic Michael Harris says after three months of sitting on test results regarding the...

Post date: September 23, 2016

An important fundraiser for the Red Lake District High School athletics program is being held Sunday. There is still time to register for the 6th Annual Red Lake Road Run. Entries will be...

Post date: September 23, 2016

A major Fentanyl epidemic is now gripping western Canada and Dryden's Police Chief suggests the crisis is now on Ontario's doorstep. Hundreds of cases of overdoses and even deaths are reported in...

Post date: September 23, 2016
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Flags are proudly flying high across northwestern Ontario in honour of the region's Francophone community. It's in advance to Sunday's province-wide recognition of Franco-Ontarian Day, however...

Post date: September 23, 2016

Authorities in International Falls say they have no reports of an incident involving actor Brad Pitt.Several media outlets in the U.S. are reporting the FBI is looking into allegations Pitt was...

Post date: September 23, 2016

The cause of the Nipigon River Bridge failure in January is being attributed to overloading of the bolts and not the cold weather.That's the conclusion of two engineering reports released by...

Post date: September 23, 2016

There is criticism of the federal government by the Nishnawbe Aski Nation. It comes from the Deputy Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Anna Betty Achneepineskum. She says a report...

Post date: September 23, 2016

Municipal and business leaders from across the region have wrapped up discussions at the Northwestern Regional Conference. Dave Canfield is the president of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal...

Post date: September 23, 2016

Confederation College is moving in a greener direction with a new four-year campus sustainability plan. President Jim Madder says the strategy includes promoting energy efficiency at the college...

Post date: September 23, 2016

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