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Public sector employees in the province say they want to rebuild a devastated Ontario Public Service.Contract talks get underway tomorrow between the provincial government and the Ontario Public...

Post date: December 17, 2001

It is unclear how long the Dryden Pool will be closed so if you are thinking about taking a dip during the holidays you may be out of luck.Dryden Recreation Manager Darlene Perrett says the pool is...

Post date: December 17, 2001

O-P-P have released the statistics for the first week of the festive RIDE campaign.Province-wide, police say more than 118-thousand vehicles were pulled over at roadside checkpoints.So far, 291 12-...

Post date: December 17, 2001

O-P-P are reminding motorists to pull over and stop when they notice emergency vehicles with flashing lights.Police say whether emergency vehicles with flashing lights are behind you or coming in the...

Post date: December 17, 2001

The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is pushing for a full-fledged medical school in Thunder Bay.NOMA has been placing full-page ads in newspapers outlining how a medical school in Sudbury...

Post date: December 17, 2001

Things look promising in Sunset Country as Operation Treasure Hunt has discovered new mineral targets in the Sioux Lookout and Dryden areas.The provincial geological surveys have found a significant...

Post date: December 15, 2001

A 30-year old Sandy Lake man is facing charges after a Sioux Lookout police officer was kicked in the leg.O-P-P were called to a disturbance at a Sioux Lookout motel when they located an intoxicated...

Post date: December 15, 2001

A number of Northern Ontario residents will likely not take this news with open arms.A spokesman for Natural Resources Minister John Snobelen says the Spring Bear Hunt will not be reinstated in...

Post date: December 15, 2001

For the second year in a row, the City of Dryden has won a regional water award.Water taste testing took place recently at the annual Northwestern Ontario Water and Waste Conference in Thunder Bay....

Post date: December 14, 2001

A Sioux Lookout retiree has won almost 75-thousand dollars playing Lotto 6/49.The Ontario Lottery Corporation says 65-year-old Gino Colucci won second prize in a draw early last month.Colucci, a...

Post date: December 14, 2001

Christmas has come early for Goldcorp as the gold producer continues to grow in Red Lake.Goldcorp spokesperson Chris Bradbrook says the company has discovered a significant new gold deposit to the...

Post date: December 14, 2001

A 22-year-old Nova Scotia man, accused of causing a fatal bus crash near Upsala, will spend another Christmas behind bars.Thirty-two passengers were injured last December 23rd, when their Greyhound...

Post date: December 13, 2001

An enhanced 9-1-1 system has officially arrived in a number of communities where the emergency service was never available before.The Dryden and Surrounding Area 9-1-1 Committee says the new service...

Post date: December 13, 2001

Dryden Police say they questioned a 23-year-old man earlier this week after finding him disoriented in the downtown area.Officers later discovered the man was from Quebec and staying at a local hotel...

Post date: December 13, 2001

Lower than expected student enrolment is affecting the bottom line of the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board.Chief Financial Officer Dean Carrie says student numbers are about two percent lower...

Post date: December 13, 2001

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