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Eagle River School has been vacated and the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board has decided to consider the facility designated for closure. Staff and students have transferred to other schools...

Post date: September 15, 2004

OPP have charged a motorist in connection with a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11B near Atikokan on Saturday. Police say the driver of a van slowed down after noticing several deer on the road...

Post date: September 13, 2004

Northern Minnesota is now officially part of the Northwestern Ontario Crime Stoppers program. The International joint effort is the first of its kind in the world. Koochiching County Sheriff Dwayne...

Post date: September 13, 2004

Poaching Elk continues to be a problem in the area according to the Northwestern Ontario Elk Restoration Coalition. Co-Chair Murray English says 18 elk have been poached and at least 12 more appear...

Post date: September 13, 2004

The McGuinty Government has established new regulations for truck drivers using ice roads in the far North this winter. Last year, the Province agreed to use Manitoba regulations, allowing truckers...

Post date: September 10, 2004

OPP in Red Lake are hoping a change in scenery will enhance operations. Officers will be celebrating the grand opening of the new Howey Street Detachment this afternoon. Constable Stacy Waley says...

Post date: September 10, 2004

Area residents are fed up with the state of Highway 17 according to the Ontario Worst Roads survey. 70 people have voted by phone or on-line to have the Trans Canada twinned from Dryden to the...

Post date: September 10, 2004

The Dryden Emergency Services will hold a brief ceremony tomorrow morning to remember the victims of 9/11. Police, fire and ambulance personnel will gather at the new Fire Hall at 10:00am. There...

Post date: September 10, 2004

Fencing is expected to be erected along the North...

Post date: September 10, 2004

Charges are pending following a crash on Sandy Beach Rd around 10 last nite. Police say a 1998 Firebird driven by Troy McLelland of Dryden went out of control...

Post date: September 10, 2004

Its International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome day and the Dryden Native Friendship Centre is targeting area youth in its latest public awareness campaign. Community Support Worker Janis Wessel says the...

Post date: September 09, 2004

A 26-year-old Sioux Lookout man is facing 5 charges after a single vehicle collision last weekend. Officers were called after a pickup truck crashed into a telephone pole around 10:30 Sunday morning...

Post date: September 09, 2004

A Cat Lake man is in custody after another run-in with the law. Sioux Lookout OPP were called yesterday afternoon after a report of numerous intoxicated males going in and out of a parked truck....

Post date: September 09, 2004

About 50 delegates from across Northwestern Ontario, Minnesota and Wisconsin will be in Kenora this week for the Northern Networks Trade Conference. Grant Carlson is one of the organizers and says...

Post date: September 09, 2004

2 Dryden men face charges following a search by City Police Tuesday night. Officers pulled over a vehicle during a routine traffic stop and found a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and...

Post date: September 09, 2004

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