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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

Shaw cable and Internet customers in Dryden lost service at about 10:30 this morningShaw advises the CKDR newsroom that they lost power, then a main 'hub' at their Dryden facility.Service was...

Post date: April 18, 2017

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are coming to Canada this summer.Governor General, David Johnston, says Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will be in the country to celebrate our 150th...

Post date: April 18, 2017

There is anger in the former township of Barclay over a recommendation to close the Fire Hall. Allan Wice says the facility is the last piece of their identity, and he is frustrated with a lack of...

Post date: April 18, 2017

Most Canadians think legalizing marijuana next year will lead to more cases of impaired driving and addiction. That's according to a recent Ipsos poll. 60% of Canadians think there will be an...

Post date: April 18, 2017

Community sessions to expand the local food network will be held in Sioux Lookout and Kenora Tuesday and Wednesday. The Cloverbelt Local Food Coop is looking to grow in northwestern Ontario with...

Post date: April 18, 2017

Kenora MP Bob Nault is back home with cash in hand. Nault will be in Sioux Lookout Tuesday afternoon for what is being called a significant funding announcement. The money will support two key...

Post date: April 18, 2017

A state of emergency has been declared in the remote northern community of Kashechewan First Nation. Ice build up on the James Bay has once again resulted in flooding concerns. Residents have...

Post date: April 18, 2017

The results of a feasibility study for a proposed multi-purpose events centre in Red Lake will be presented to Council Tuesday night. The complex would include an ice surface and performing arts...

Post date: April 18, 2017

Dryden Fire Chief Ken Kurz says organizers are pleased with the reaction from the recent Northwest Response Forum. Kurz says attendees enjoyed their experience and stresses a lot of valuable...

Post date: April 18, 2017
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The City of Dryden has decided to hold off on a recommendation to close the Barclay Fire Hall.Council was expected to vote on the decision on Monday night, however Chief Administrative Officer Ernie...

Post date: April 17, 2017

A national recall of flour over possible E. coli contamination, which is at the center of a class action lawsuit, has once again been expanded to include 15 additional Robin Hood products and another...

Post date: April 17, 2017

A man, wanted in connection with a murder has been arrested at the Fort Frances-International Falls border crossing. 38-year-old Abraham Roberts was taken into custody Sunday after trying to cross...

Post date: April 17, 2017

It doesn't look like we have escaped the snow yet. Bill Laidlaw of Signal Weather Services says we will see some sun Monday afternoon as a tease. However, Laidlaw says things will change as a...

Post date: April 17, 2017

There are renewed calls for an inquest into the death of a 14-year-old Grassy Narrows First Nations girl. It was one year ago Monday when the body of Azraya Ackabee-Kokopenace was found in a...

Post date: April 17, 2017

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