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The City of Dryden is advising the public that Van Horne Avenue will be closed between Pitt Avenue and Ross Street Wednesday.The closure will take place between 8 am and 4 pm.This is due to repairs...

The Federal government is out with funding to support Vermilion Bay.The Conservatives have announced $50,000 to renovate the Lions Hall to make it barrier-free by renovating a washroom and installing...

Senseless acts of mischief in Red Lake.Provincial Police say a memorial sign attached to the "Welcome to Madsen" sign was defaced.The sign was repaired and re-attached only to be stolen...

Dryden is excited about the future now that both levels of government have come on board with financial support to improve and expand the City's water infrastructure.The province and feds have...

One more hot day for the region.Bill Laidlaw with Signal Weather Services says temperatures will hit the mid to high 20's before finally cooling off.Laidlaw adds the severe weather from Manitoba...

A bit of a blow to medical treatment in the region.Dr. Mark Henderson of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science's Centre says doctors at Hamilton Health Sciences are no longer interested in...

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is getting more and more frustrated with the lack of movement on contract talks with the province and school boards.Education workers represented by the union...

When the temperature outside climbs, so do your bills.The B-MO 2015 Summer Spending Survey reveals your wallet takes a big hit in the summer time.Spending on things like social outings, entertainment...

Residents of Dryden are going to be benefitting from upgrades to drinking water in the near future.Kenora MP Greg Rickford is announcing funding from both the Federal Government's Small...

The Green Party is introducing an initiative that will help eliminate poverty in Canada.It's called "Guaranteed Liveable Income" which is said to ensure all Canadians have access to an...

There's increasing reports of various scams hitting the region in recent days.Police and the CKDR Newsroom have been inundated with several complaints.One being reported by Treaty Three Police...

Thomas Mulcair is rallying the troops in northwestern Ontario.The federal NDP party leader met with about 300 supporters in Thunder Bay on the weekend, as part of a pre-election Ontario campaign-...

Provincial support for regional hospitals.Health Care facilities in Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Red Lake and Fort Frances are getting a 1% boost to their bottom lines.The biggest surprise is the Lake of...

A scorching start to the new week, but the hot weather isn't expected to last.A heat warning for much of northwestern Ontario is in effect.It's not only going to be warm with temperatures...

Despite very hot conditions over the weekend, there were no new forest fires reported in northwestern Ontario.In fact, the Ministry of Natural Resources says a number of wild fires burning in the far...

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