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Snow and blowing snow continues to create traffic headaches in Manitoba.While Highway 1 is open from the Ontario-Manitoba boundary to Winnipeg, for the second day in a row, the Trans-Canada west of...

Post date: December 07, 2016

A drug trafficking trade has been broken up by Provincial Police in Kenora. As part of an ongoing investigation, OPP searched an East end Kenora home Monday night and officers arrested a number of...

Post date: December 07, 2016

The Dryden Recreation Extension and Modification Committee is starting to ramp up fundraising efforts. The group is nearing its first goal of $25,000 for arena upgrades. Marnie Oliphant and...

Post date: December 07, 2016

Confederation College has embarked on a plan to provide more opportunities to students in all of the communities it serves as well has secure more employment opportunities here at home.That's the...

Post date: December 07, 2016

The Canadian Red Cross in the Kenora and Rainy River districts has secured some new equipment in the event of a disaster or emergency situation. The organization now has five rapid response...

Post date: December 07, 2016

Ontario's Ombudsman plans to look into how the province tracks and reviews inmates placed in solitary confinement. Paul Dube says his office has received 175 such complaints since April. Dube...

Post date: December 06, 2016

Thunder Bay Police may be considering legal action against the protesters who shut down a busy intersection during the noon hour Monday. Police say they were notified by a Facebook posting, as...

Post date: December 06, 2016

The Northwestern Health Unit is teaming up with other agencies to help you quit smoking. The 'Would U Rather' contest is being held in January and smokers can now register with the chance to win...

Post date: December 06, 2016

Good news for local food producers as Lakehead University is moving into a new area of researching the food you eat. It comes with the hiring of Charles Levko who will lead research into regional...

Post date: December 06, 2016

A protest over pipeline development in Canada resulted in traffic chaos for about an hour Monday afternoon in Thunder Bay. Just over 100 First Nations protesters blocked traffic at the busy...

Post date: December 06, 2016

The heavy snow in most of the region has resulted in some bus cancellations. Buses won't be running in Dryden, Vermilion Bay, Red Lake, Ear Falls, Kenora and Sioux Narrows. Schools in the...

Post date: December 06, 2016

The major storm is moving through the region, with the Red Lake and Ear Falls districts bearing a brunt of it. CKDR Meterologist Bill Laidlaw says visibility in the northern communities is...

Post date: December 06, 2016
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A very successful 'Stuff a Cruiser' event in Dryden. City Police, Provincial Police, EMS staff and Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officers teamed up Saturday to help Christmas Cheer...

Post date: December 05, 2016

The Dryden Fire Service responded to a large vehicle fire over the weekend. After being dispatched by a 911 call, fire crews say they found a tractor trailer unit on fire at a Sandy Beach Road...

Post date: December 05, 2016

The Ministry of Transportation is investigating a December 2nd incident at the Pickle Lake airport. The MTO will only say that an aircraft received damage to the tip of its wing. However,...

Post date: December 05, 2016

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