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Canadian Blood Services is asking local residents to give the gift of life. CBS is reporting an urgent need for donations right now. Officials say they need an injection of 150,000 before July...

Post date: May 25, 2017

The Federal government is investing over $2.1-million for clean water projects in the Kenora riding. The funding will ensure local residents have access to modern and reliable water and wastewater...

Post date: May 24, 2017

A 52 year-old Brampton man has been charged with careless driving for almost causing a serious collision on Highway 17 near Kenora.Last Thursday, Provincial Police received video footage of a near...

Post date: May 24, 2017

The Dryden Trillium Lions Club is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a special dining experience. The organization is hosting a 'Dining in the Dark' fundraiser on Saturday afternoon for the...

Post date: May 24, 2017

The Rainy River First Nation, near Emo, is set to expand. A deal with both the federal and provincial governments will see roughly 6,000 hectares of land being added for the community. The...

Post date: May 24, 2017

Comprehensive cardiovascular care is now more readily available in northwestern Ontario with a new surgical program for the entire region. Vascular surgery and what is known as on-site...

Post date: May 24, 2017

The Dryden Kinettes are hosting a Ladies 80's Night Dance and Social on Saturday at the Ukrainian Hall. Co-Chair Debbie Lavoie was a guest on the CKDR Morning Show Wednesday to help promote the...

Post date: May 24, 2017

As the investigation into a terrorist bombing at the Manchester Arena continues, Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the UK Terror threat level to critical,   stating that a further...

Post date: May 24, 2017

Former Chief of the Kenora Police, Dan Jorgensen is being remembered as an adventurer, a family man and most of all a man of compassion. Hundreds turned out for a memorial service Tuesday. Dave...

Post date: May 24, 2017

An autopsy has confirmed that an 8-year-old boy who died at Rushing River Provincial Park over the long weekend drowned. Kyree Bruneau was from Winnipeg and his body was found in the early morning...

Post date: May 24, 2017

Shocking news for the Thunder Bay police.  OPP say Chief J.P. Levesque has been charged breach of trust and obstructing justice. OPP confirm in January they received a request from the RCMP...

Post date: May 23, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police say a theft of gasoline turned into a pursuit in Ignace.Ignace OPP say on Friday May 19th, they were called to investigate a theft of gas from K & S Petro Canada and...

Post date: May 23, 2017

It was a tragic long weekend in northwestern Ontario. An 8-year-old boy died in Rushing River Provincial Park. The boy was reported missing Saturday night and following a large scale search, he...

Post date: May 23, 2017

Rain over the long weekend has reduced the fire hazard to low across most of northwestern Ontario. The one exception is in the Red Lake area, where the hazard is moderate. That's the only...

Post date: May 23, 2017

Health officials have started to monitor and test ticks that could carry Lyme disease. The culprits are called blacklegged ticks, and they hide in tall grass and brush and can latch on to exposed...

Post date: May 23, 2017

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