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Talks to come up with a new softwood lumber deal between Canada and the U.S. continue. In a joint statement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Obama says important progress has been...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 17:01

Only one in 60 people give blood, according to Canadian Blood Services. Heading into the summer months, the group is hoping new donors will step forward and donate. Director of Donor Relations...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 16:31

Money from the federal budget for our area should start flowing this summer. Kenora MP Bob Nault says the Trudeau Government has a couple of key announcements planned, including money for the...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 16:01

It's shaping up to be a beautiful Canada Day in northwestern Ontario.CKDR Meterologist Bill Laidlaw says it will be nice and sunny for most of the day, with cloud cover in the afternoon to...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 11:01

The power is back on in Dryden.More than 5,000 Hydro One customers were left in the dark when the lights went out around 10:30.Hydro One blames equipment failure for the outage.Crews sprung into...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:50

Hydro One has yet to determine the cause and length of a massive power outage in Dryden.The lights went out around 10:30 and reports say most of the city is impacted and stretches to Thunder Lake...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:36

A Canada Post strike is looming as the corporation has officially rejected a letter from the union representing postal workers asking them to extend the deadline for a lockout by two weeks. Both...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 08:40

Mother Nature definitely picked its spots Wednesday night with a thunderstorm that hammered some parts of the region.Vermilion Bay only recorded 0.8-millimetres of rain, while Dryden received 10.8-...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 07:30
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The Dryden area is trying to dry up after a strong thunderstorm hit the area just after 6 o'clock Wednesday night.The system persisted longer than expected and caused flash flooding in a matter...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 07:18

The Red Lake Airport will be bustling with activity Friday for Rock the Runway and Canada Day at the Airport. There will be Aircraft static displays featuring the CL 415 and Norseman as well as...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 07:17

Recent thunderstorms have resulted in new starts for Ministry of Natural Resources fire crews. There were three new fires reported Wednesday and the MNR is still investigating the possibility of...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 07:09

The Kiwanis Club is ready for its first year of organizing Canada Day celebrations in Dryden.A full slate of activities are planned both areas of Skene Landing and Government Dock.Club President...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:57

In 2014, 28% of Aboriginal people aged 15-and-older reported they or someone in their household had been a victim, in the previous 12 months, of at least one crime. That includes robbery, assault...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:01

A local angler has been charged after he was stopped at the Sioux Lookout Walleye fishing tournament. Provincial Police conducted a joint patrol with Ministry of Natural Resources Conservation...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 14:24

A 23-year-old Winnipeg man is dead following a vehicle rollover on the Trans-Canada Highway near Richer, Manitoba. The RCMP say the crash took place around 5:30 Wednesday morning when a vehicle...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:52

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