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Municipal leaders in the region seem pretty pleased with their meetings this week with provincial cabinet ministers. Wendy Landry is the new President of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The Kenora-Rainy River Alzheimer Society is hosting its annual Ride for Memories Saturday. Motorcycle enthusiasts will hit the road and tour the region, before winding up in Dryden for a steak...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Years of waiting for clean drinking water will soon come to an end for residents of Neskantaga First Nation.Work is underway to upgrade the communities Water Treatment Plant.The nearly $9-million...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The Metis Nation of Ontario is holding its Annual General Meeting in Kenora starting Friday night. More than 400 people are expected to attend. One of the highlights is the arrival of several...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The Annual Dryden Bass Tournament is just a week away and organizers are close to their maximum of 50-teams. Jeff Park was a guest on the CKDR Morning Show Friday and he says you can still enter...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Sad news to report about the 52 year old diver from Burlington who was pulled unconscious from Lake Superior last week. Ontario Provincial Police report after extensive medical treatment,  ...

Post date: August 17, 2017

One of northwestern Ontario's most beleaguered First Nation communities is getting hooked up to the electricity grid.  Pikangikum First Nation is being connected to the Ontario power grid....

Post date: August 17, 2017

The power is back on in Vermilion Bay. A small number of Hydro One customers briefly lost power Thursday morning. The Machin Medical Clinic was forced to close as a result. However, the...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Kenora MP Bob Nault is calling today a "historic time for the residents of Pikangikum First Nation. The Federal government is investing $60-million to connect Pikangikum to the province's...

Post date: August 17, 2017

First Nations inspired fundraising and communities from the Far North are supporting a walkathon to raise money for a new CT Scan Unit at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. The walks will start...

Post date: August 17, 2017

There's a new study out on the behaviour patterns of Lake Trout. When we have cold springs Lake Trout thrive. If it's warmer than normal, fish are less hardy with less access to their food...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne is rejecting calls to raise the Harmonized Sales Tax by 1%. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario says the increase will help municipalities offset the cost of...

Post date: August 17, 2017

There is no cause for concern if you see a forest fire burning in the Lac Seul area. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is allowing an island fire to burn in order to restore and...

Post date: August 17, 2017

More than 40 First Nations students are graduating from a Natural Resources Employment program.The youth hail from 27 communities in the region and finished six weeks of work and training through...

Post date: August 17, 2017

An underwater diving incident on the north shore of Lake Superior has left a southern Ontario man in critical condition. Provincial Police say 52-year-old Scott Stitt, of Burlington, was with a...

Post date: August 17, 2017

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