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Unofficialy, there will be an election in every community in Sunset Country.5PM today was the deadline to file papers for the November 10th Municipal Vote.There will be a change in leadership in...

Post date: September 26, 2003

A 29-year-old Slate Falls man is in custody after an alleged assault last night.Sioux Lookout OPP say the accused threatened another male and his family and became aggressive.Police arrested the man...

Post date: September 26, 2003

A number of curious, hungry bears have been seen roaming the streets of Sioux Lookout as of late.OPP were called to a 2nd Avenue home earlier this week after a bear was reported rummaging through...

Post date: September 26, 2003

A Dryden man has been transported to McKellar Hospital in Thunder Bay after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Highway 17.Police were called to the Patricia Inn parking lot around 12:30 this...

Post date: September 26, 2003

Unofficial List for November 10th Municipal Election***DEADLINE TO FILE NOMINATION PAPERS IS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 26th AT 5PM***As of Thursday eveningAtikokanMayor (1): Dennis Brown, Robert Davidson,...

Post date: September 26, 2003

Driving tests in Northwestern Ontario are now being carried out by a private company.SERCO Spokesperson Martin Hilliard says their biggest task right now is reducing the backlog of people waiting to...

Post date: September 26, 2003

West Nile has hit Dryden.The Northwestern Health Unit confirms 3 dead crows have tested positive for the virus.These are the first cases of West Nile reported in the Dryden/Ear Falls area in 2003.The...

Post date: September 26, 2003

A trial date has been set in the case involving the Sioux Hotel and the Town of Sioux Lookout.Philip Bazier is facing charges for failing to comply with the Municipalities non-smoking bylaw.The Hotel...

Post date: September 26, 2003

The Northwestern Health Unit deficit has now climbed to more than $210,000 for the current fiscal year.Medical Officer of Health Dr. Pete Sarsfield says the unexpected second hand smoke court case...

Post date: September 25, 2003

Business Owners from Northwestern Ontario, Minnesota and Wisconsin are in Fort Frances today for the start of the annual Northern Networks Trade Conference.Economic Development Officer Geoff Gillon...

Post date: September 25, 2003

The first official sign that summer is over? SNOW!!!!Yes, the white stuff has been reported in the Red Lake area and parts of Dryden and were only in the second day of Fall!The average high in...

Post date: September 24, 2003

The Dryden Area Health Services Foundation is asking for patience as fundraising efforts get underway.The group is hoping to raise $2.5 million to help in physician recruitment efforts, with the City...

Post date: September 24, 2003

Once again Dryden has come through with flying colors for Canadian Blood Services.The annual Fall Clinic wound up last night with a 2 day total of 379 units collected, about 15 more than officials...

Post date: September 24, 2003

Public works has a favour to ask Dryden residents this morning. Please try to limit water use as much as possible. What is being called "a major water main break" on Duke Street has put a big...

Post date: September 24, 2003

Just 4 days left to get into the race for the 2003 Municipal Elections across Ontario.In Machin, 2 people are in the running for Mayor including Barbara Beernaerts and Laurel Huffman.For Council;...

Post date: September 23, 2003

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