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Dryden area residents will be out in full force this morning for Snowarama 2002.The Dryden Power Toboggan Club is reporting excellant conditions on the trails for the annual fundraiser for Easter...

Post date: February 09, 2002

A severe blow for the City of Dryden.Dr. Peter Ryan and Dr. Stuart Ford of the Dryden Medical Clinic have announced they plan to stop practising medicine in the city.Their apparant departure leaves a...

Post date: February 08, 2002

The Northwestern Health Unit continues its campaign for a smoke free bylaw in local communities, and they say the numbers are on their side.Dr. Pete Sarsfield, Medical Officer of Health says a return...

Post date: February 08, 2002

Manitoba child abuse expert Charlie Ferguson will head a probe into the deaths of twin baby girls that died in Thunder Bay.The babies died in a Thunder Bay motel room over a week ago, just days after...

Post date: February 07, 2002

The lawyer for a man charged with criminal negligence in the deaths of his twin baby granddaughters is looking for answers.Robert Sutherland wants to know if the infants suffered from a potentially...

Post date: February 07, 2002

Despite reports of a phone scam circulating the region, C-K-D-R has learned that the Children Emergency Foundation is a charitable organization that is registered with Revenue Canada.There have been...

Post date: February 07, 2002

Plans are underway to facilitate an Economic Development Officer in Ignace and Sioux Lookout.The municipalities have joined forces with Patricia Area Community Endeavours on the plan.Sioux Lookout...

Post date: February 07, 2002

Prime Minister Jean Chretien says negotiations with the United States over the softwood lumber dispute are on again.The talks had been called off by U.S. officials.But Chretien told the Commons he...

Post date: February 07, 2002

Some encouraging news in the ongoing contract dispute between the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board and Education Support Staff.School Board Chair Barb Hancock says they have sat down with a...

Post date: February 07, 2002

The City of Dryden will ask the Provincial Government to become involved in recycling services in the region.The Northwest Ontario Recycle Association will join the city as they try and find a way to...

Post date: February 06, 2002

The 2002 Graduating class at Dryden High School will experience another year of "safegrad" activities.The Planning Committee has launched its fundraising drive to raise money for the program that...

Post date: February 06, 2002

Health Canada is investigating reports of Salmonella poisoning in Western Canada, however it has led officials to Northwestern Ontario.Bill Limerick, Environmental Team Leader with the Northwestern...

Post date: February 06, 2002

The regions future leaders will gather in Sioux Lookout tomorrow for a four day conference focusing on racism issues.More than 80-High School students from across Northwestern Ontario will share...

Post date: February 06, 2002

Its day number two of contract talks between the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board and Education Support Staff.Talks resumed this morning, after the two sides took a break late last nightSchool...

Post date: February 06, 2002

The Provincial Tories are expected to turn their attention from the partys leadership race to budget cutting today.Premier Mike Harris has called a special caucus meeting to find ways of trimming...

Post date: February 06, 2002

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