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Community members are being invited to the Sioux Lookout Library Thursday to learn more about the Digital Creator North program. An open house is being held from 10:00am until 6:00pm with free...

Post date: June 28, 2017

If you think a decision to increase Hydro One distribution rates over the next five years is set in stone, think again! Ontario Energy Board Registrar Kristi Sebalj says they continue to review...

Post date: June 28, 2017

A bit of savings for Union Gas customers in northwestern Ontario. The Ontario Energy Board has approved an application to lower rates for local residents by 14-cents a month starting on Saturday...

Post date: June 28, 2017

The provincial government is ready to go ahead and fund the clean-up of mercury from the English-Wabigoon River system. Environment Minister Glen Murray has confirmed that $85-million will be...

Post date: June 28, 2017

The Northwestern Ontario Student Services Consortium would like families to fill out a survey on their children's school bus services. The questions on the survey focus on quality of services as...

Post date: June 28, 2017

New Gold says it's still on target for the start of production at its gold mine north of Barwick this September. In an update, the company says all of the key structural components of the process...

Post date: June 28, 2017

The Alzheimer's Society of Kenora-Rainy River is looking for your help to expand its music project. The initiative provides those living with dementia with an iPod, full of their favourite tunes...

Post date: June 28, 2017

A contest has been introduced to attract new business to Dryden's downtown core while helping to fill vacant storefronts. The "WIN THIS SPACE"-Dryden initiative is the brainchild of the Chamber of...

Post date: June 28, 2017

Dryden area residents had the perfect opportunity Tuesday night to comment on proposed Hydro One rate increases and learn more about the reason behind the move, but basically no one took advantage of...

Post date: June 28, 2017

The provincial government is committing $85-million for the clean-up of the English-Wabigoon River system. Environment Minister Glen Murray says the funding will be used to design and implement...

Post date: June 28, 2017

It appears word is getting out about the beauty of living and playing in northwestern Ontario. Lake of the Woods has topped a USA Today contest to find Canada's best cottage country. A panel of...

Post date: June 27, 2017

The Trudeau government appears to be taking the latest American duties on our softwood lumber exports in stride. Labour Minister and Thunder Bay area MP Patty Hajdu says they will continue to...

Post date: June 27, 2017

An information meeting is being held in Red Lake Tuesday night to discuss plans for a new Homeless Shelter. A new building has been purchased on Howey Street and the current plan is to renovate...

Post date: June 27, 2017

A recent three day enforcement blitz along Highway 105 between Ear Falls and Vermilion Bay resulted in 25-charges and 52-warnings.The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry checked 26 resident...

Post date: June 27, 2017

A Montreal man has been identified as the victim of a fatal two vehicle collision on Highway 17 Monday morning.The crash, west of Kenora, claimed the life of the driver of a sedan, 31-year-old Jason...

Post date: June 27, 2017

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