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Members of the public will get an opportunity to speak for or against the planned closure of the Barclay Fire Hall.An open meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 9th at the Centre.Staff will...

Post date: April 20, 2017

Community consultations continue Thursday to develop a regional food charter. Input sessions are being held in Dryden and Fort Frances. Officials are looking for suggestions on how to grow the...

Post date: April 20, 2017

A financial shot in the arm for FedNor. The Northern Ontario economic development program is receiving an additional $25-million over five years from the federal government. Kenora MP Bob Nault...

Post date: April 20, 2017

The City of Dryden has received more than $278,000 in federal funding to hire an Economic Development Officer for three years.The position has been vacant for a number of years and Chief...

Post date: April 20, 2017
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A fundraising campaign for a new Hoshizaki House for abused women and children is underway in Dryden.The kick-off to 'Shelter, Hope and Growth' took place Wednesday afternoon at the century-...

Post date: April 19, 2017

A 27-year-old Ignace man is in custody following a sexual assault investigation. Provincial Police acted on a complaint this past Saturday and arrested the accused on Monday. OPP say Drew...

Post date: April 19, 2017

Some positive feelings about Confederation College in the latest report measuring Key Performance Indicators of Ontario's colleges. 77% of students and 89.5% of employers who hired them after...

Post date: April 19, 2017

Provincial Police in Kenora are looking for a suspect following a stabbing. Last weekend, police were called downtown to respond to a report of someone being attacked with a weapon. Police...

Post date: April 19, 2017

Local school board's will have a bit more money to work with in the next school year. The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board has been promised about four percent more funding from the...

Post date: April 19, 2017

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout has received federal funding to boost tourism in the community. Kenora MP Bob Nault has announced just over $1-million to revitalize the waterfront and upgrade...

Post date: April 19, 2017

The Chief for a Day Essay contest in the Lac Seul First Nation has found their winner!Mahoney Trout has been selected and she will get the full experience of being a chief in the community.Principal...

Post date: April 19, 2017

Yet another wake up call for us in the north about our health. The latest report from the provincial advisor on health care shows we continue to die sooner on average than people in the rest of...

Post date: April 19, 2017

A fundraising barbecue is being held today in support of the Hoshizaki House in Dryden. The event is a part of their fundraising campaign titled Shelter, Hope and Growth. This campaign focuses...

Post date: April 19, 2017

Dufresne Furniture's Spring Into Action Food Drive is underway!The food drive categorizes participating businesses by size and the biggest donors get lunch!Dufresne Manager Chris Wood mentions...

Post date: April 19, 2017

An inquest has been called into the death of a Grassy Narrows woman while in police custody four and a half years ago. Gloria Assin was killed in the early morning hours of September 23rd, 2012,...

Post date: April 19, 2017

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