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Environment Canada has issued a 'Severe Thunderstorm Watch' for most of our area.The watch was issued at 2:30 and is in effect for: Dryden, Vermilion Bay, Red Lake, Ear Falls, Sioux Lookout,...

Post date: May 24, 2018

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital has declared an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness within the hospital.The hospital is asking any visitors to the hospital who may be feeling ill,...

Post date: May 24, 2018

With just over two weeks to go before Ontario voters head to the polls, Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne paid Thunder Bay a visit.Wynne spoke to over 100 party faithful Wednesday night highlighting her...

Post date: May 24, 2018

A popular rest stop between Kenora and Winnipeg on the Trans-Canada highway is on the chopping block.Wayne Lovenuk says he only learned about the closure of the Pine Grove Rest Stop last week after...

Post date: May 24, 2018

New federal legislation to regulate vaping products at the national level and allow for plain tobacco packaging requirements has officially become law. The bill, S-5, which received Royal Assent...

Post date: May 24, 2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is informing residents that they are currently conducting barbed wire hair trap surveys for bears. The survey stations have sardines and some barbed...

Post date: May 24, 2018

It's bigger and better than ever as Joy Con is back for 2018 in Dryden.The convention will have all the conference rooms this year and will be taking place this weekend on both Saturday and...

Post date: May 24, 2018

A forest fire which has forced the evacuation of Little Grand Rapids in Manitoba, is also posing problems for the Poplar Hill First Nation in northern Ontario.Canada Post says it is unable to deliver...

Post date: May 24, 2018

A new report from Cancer Care Ontario shows that certain types of cancers are more prevalent in Treaty Three communities than the rest of the province.The report was just released last week and...

Post date: May 24, 2018

The largest forest fire in the Northwest continues to grow in the Red Lake District. The wild fire in the northern part of the Red Lake District has now grown to over 16 hundred hectares on the...

Post date: May 24, 2018

A Hudson man will pay a 2 thousand dollar fine and is banned from hunting for four years after being convicted of shooting a moose from a boat.Ronald Elliot entered a guilty please in court in Sioux...

Post date: May 24, 2018

Many people came out to the All Candidates Debate at the Centre in Dryden Wednesday night. The debate featured Liberal Candidate Karen Kejick, Green Party Candidate Ember McKillop, NDP Candidate...

Post date: May 23, 2018

The Alzheimer Society of the Kenora/Rainy River Districts is preparing for an important fundraiser in Drtden.The "Walk for Alzheimer's" is set for June 2nd at Harry McMaster Field at...

Post date: May 23, 2018

Here's your chance to play hockey with the Staal brothers as well as other NHL stars.The TeamStaal Fundraising Contest is underway, with five lucky kids getting an opportunity to play in the...

Post date: May 23, 2018
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Tonight is going to be very political in Northwestern Ontario.An All Candidates Debate will be happening tonight in Dryden from 7 to 9pm at the Centre.The debate will feature all of the candidates in...

Post date: May 23, 2018

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