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Area residents will show off their old cars, bikes and other vehicles on Sunday.It's the first Dryden Road Runners Taylor Gardiner Memorial Show, with free registration starting at 10 at the old...

September 03, 2015 10:16 AM

Premier Kathleen Wynne says she's pleased a new school year is underway in northwestern Ontario, with little troubles right now.Two of four teacher unions have reached tentative deals.Wynne is...

September 03, 2015 09:44 AM

Premier Kathleen Wynne continues her northern Ontario tour Thursday with a stop in Red Lake.Wynne will meet with Mayor Phil Vinet and Pikangikum Chief Dean Owen this morning.She will then tour the...

September 03, 2015 09:31 AM

Dryden Public Works is warning of a road closure Thursday.Mary Avenue between Government Street and First Street will be closed until 4:30.It's due to watermain repairs.

September 03, 2015 09:20 AM

The Ministry of Natural Resources is starting to wind down operations outside the province.Most of the crews fighting large fires in the western States have returned home.The MNR still has 18-staff...

September 03, 2015 09:11 AM

It appears Dryden Council won't be looking at a by-election to fill the vacant Mayor's position.Councillors seemed to agree Wednesday night that a by-election isn't the best option.The...

September 03, 2015 08:31 AM

The launch of a book about doctor-assisted death by a local author.The book titled "Master of My Fate" launches Thursday from 2-4 at Novel ideas.Author Linda McIntosh says she's learned...

September 03, 2015 08:06 AM

Three people face drug trafficking charges following an investigation of an impaired driver in the Sioux Narrows area.Provincial Police, with help of Treaty Three Police, stopped a vehicle Saturday...

September 02, 2015 11:35 AM

A pair of American hunters have been slapped with a fine of just over $2,700 for shooting a moose from a motorboat.The incident happened last October on Robert Lake, just north of Red Lake.The men...

September 02, 2015 11:31 AM

The forest fire situation could heat up in northwestern Ontario over the next few days.Very warm, dry conditions are expected up until the weekend.Right now there is just one active blaze, it's a...

September 02, 2015 11:30 AM

The OPP's Criminal Investigations Branch is being brought in to look into a fatality overnight.Police closed down the Kenora By-Pass and secured a number of other sites around town in the early...

September 02, 2015 11:29 AM

The 906 Machin Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets is looking for new recruits.They will have a booth at the Sioux Lookout Recreation Centre Wednesday night.Thursday night they will be in...

September 02, 2015 09:26 AM

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Local kids needing critical care now have a place to call home.The doors have opened on the Canadian Shrine Hospital in Montreal, the only one of its kind in Canada.Dryden Shriners Spokesperson...

September 02, 2015 09:16 AM

TransCanada officials say to oppose the Energy East pipeline at this time would be premature.Ontario Director of the Energy East Project Stefan Baranski says the project is still in the early stages...

September 02, 2015 09:05 AM

Premier Kathleen Wynne is making another appearance in northwestern Ontario.Wynne is making a stop in Kenora Wednesday.It's a low-key affair as she will meet with the Northwestern Ontario...

September 02, 2015 08:59 AM

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