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The Northwestern Health Unit is taking an in-depth look at how they performed over the past year. The Health Unit has released its 2017 public health report card. Medical Officer of Health Dr....

Post date: July 16, 2018

Another road closure to be aware of in Dryden. Motorists won't be able to use Davis Street from Earl Avenue to Riverview Drive Tuesday from 8:00am until 5:00pm. Local traffic will have limited...

Post date: July 16, 2018
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It was a very active Sunday on the forest fire front across northwestern Ontario. 23 new fires sparked in the Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and Kenora districts. Nine of the blazes ignited in...

Post date: July 16, 2018

If you use frozen berries in your smoothies or desserts you need to pay attention to this.Europe's Best Brand Field Berry Mixes from Hain Celestial Canada is being recalled by the Canadian Food...

Post date: July 16, 2018

The Homeward Bound Program at the Dryden Native Friendship Centre is moving ahead with the establishment of an Industry Council. The goal is to have local and regional employers provide job...

Post date: July 16, 2018

The Dryden Police Service has released its 2017 year-end financials. Chief Doug Palson says they were under budget by almost $21,000 to end the year. The Service finished with a budget of $4,...

Post date: July 16, 2018

Ontario NDP critic Peter Tabuns says the cancellation of 758 renewable energy contracts will end up costing thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars. Tabuns calls the latest Doug Ford...

Post date: July 16, 2018

The region's lone Liberal MPP hopes the provincial government will be able to help provide more transportation services now that Greyhound has announced it's pulling out of the northwest by...

Post date: July 16, 2018

The Grand Chief of Treaty #3 has some early concerns with the new PC government. Francis Kavanaugh is upset with a decision to merge Indigenous Affairs into Energy and Northern Development....

Post date: July 16, 2018

A reminder that road work at Colonization Avenue and Arthur Street begins Monday in Dryden.There will be abnormal amounts of dust, noise and other inconveniences and temporary delays, detours and...

Post date: July 16, 2018

My Lift Bus service in Dryden won't be running Monday.The community transportation service will be grounded for just one day.The bus is expected to be rolling once again Tuesday.Anyone with...

Post date: July 16, 2018

The former Liberal Government's Minister of Northern Development and Mines is now going to be his party's critic on the post.MPP Michael Gravelle tells us he'll be keeping his eyes on the...

Post date: July 15, 2018

Today marks the start of National Drowning Prevention Week.It's an initiative by the Lifesaving Society to bring attention to communities and media about preventing drownings.Our region isn't...

Post date: July 15, 2018

The Staal Foundation Open came to a close today.Eric Staal tells us he's proud to see how far it's come. "The biggest thing is making an impact at the end on Sunday, being able to...

Post date: July 15, 2018

You could face huge fines for shining a laser pointer at an aircraft.Hand held battery powered lasers are now prohibited within 10 kilometres of any airport or heliport in Canada.Anyone possessing...

Post date: July 15, 2018

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