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Supporting youth and keeping them happy and positive.That was the main goal of Children's Mental Health Awareness Month celebrated the last four weeks at New Prospect School in Dryden.Vice-...

The Ontario Public School Boards' Association says the provincial government isn't addressing the real issues during bargaining.And that's why the union has announced it's ramping up...

A high profile MP in the Conservative caucus is not seeking re-election in the fall.Justice Minister Peter MacKay was joined by Prime Minister Stephen Harper Friday afternoon in Nova Scotia to make...

It's official!Former Ontario NDP Leader and Kenora-Rainy River MPP Howard Hampton has announced he's running for the NDP nomination in the Kenora riding for the upcoming Federal election.As...

A shift of some forest firefighting crews in Ontario.The Ministry of Natural Resources says fifteen fire crews and three incident commanders from northeastern Ontario are heading to the Red Lake and...

The Liberal government has made good on passing back-to-work-legislation, impacting high school teachers at three public boards.The legislation squashes any plans by the Ontario Secondary School...

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says Ontarians deserve their say and that's why she's calling for a referendum on the sale of Hydro One.She has introduced the "The Listening to Ontarians Act...

A northern Ontario think tank is supporting a report that outlines some of the policy gaps in the province. The Northern Policy Institute helped assemble the report by providing input from area...

"Potential Impacts to Winnipeg from Energy East Pipeline."That's the name of a report by the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition calling out safety concerns in the Energy East Pipeline...

The President of Confederation College says with a decline in students in Northwestern Ontario they need to start looking elsewhere for potential enrollees.It comes after the college laid off...

The completion of the repaving of Duke Street in Dryden is scheduled to resume Friday.Public Works is set to close the road between Colonization and Casimir at some point.It' scheduled to be...

A "Kool" summer awaits Dryden area youth.The Police Service has launched its Kool Treats program in conjunction with Dairy Queen.Officers will be handing out coupons for free ice cream...

If you stumble upon a young fawn over the next few weeks, leave it alone because mom is likely coming back.Deer Biologist Joe Kennedy tells us during the natural feeding cycles, fawns are often left...

The numbers are in from the Spring Blood Donor Clinic in Dryden.Canadian Blood Services was able to collect 189-units of blood over the two day period.Officials were hoping for 240-units, but thank...

Howard Hampton is expected to make it official in Thunder Bay Friday morning, that he'll be looking to run for the NDP in the next federal election in the riding of Kenora.  It doesn...

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