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Ear Falls and Red Lake Councils have agreed to use an idle recycling account to help fund after school transportation for Ear Falls students going to Red Lake High. Town Clerk-Treasurer Geoff...

Post date: April 05, 2004

Atikokan Council is expected to discuss the possibility of building a new Police Station tonight. Construction of a new building was approved last year at a cost of $750,000 but Town Officials say...

Post date: April 05, 2004

The choices have been narrowed for the design of a new bridge on Highway 71 at Sioux Narrows. Consultants for the MTO have come up with 3 choices to replace the old structure that was declared...

Post date: April 02, 2004

The final cheques are about to be mailed out from the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program to cover damage from the June 2002 flooding caused by some of the worst storms ever to hit the...

Post date: April 02, 2004

Another significant drug bust in the area. Ignace OPP stopped a westbound vehicle on Highway 17 Tuesday after receiving a complaint that a car had sped away from a Kenora Gas Station earlier in the...

Post date: April 01, 2004

Its no April Fools joke! The price for hydro goes up starting today. The McGuinty Government will hike rates from 4.3 cents a kilowatt hour to between 4.7 and 5.5 cents. NDP Leader Howard Hampton...

Post date: April 01, 2004

It’s the stretch run for the two candidates vying for the Federal Conservative nomination in the Kenora riding. Party members will vote Saturday for either Dryden Councilor Bill Brown or Kenora...

Post date: April 01, 2004

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Post date: April 01, 2004

The Dryden Fire Service has settled into its new home on Colinization. The old Dryden Hydro Building is equipped with up-to-date technology and gives Fire Officials more room to work with. Chief...

Post date: March 31, 2004

Highway 17 continues to be a hotbed for transporting drugs. OPP pulled over a vehicle bearing British Columbia plates near Marathon and located 75 pounds of cocaine. The value of the drugs is worth...

Post date: March 31, 2004

The financial picture for the Dryden Regional Health Centre is bright. Staff are going through the budget process, which is expected to be completed by the end of April. Assistant CEO Wade Petranik...

Post date: March 31, 2004

Flood watchers are on high alert in parts of Northeastern Ontario and Manitoba but not in the Sioux Lookout and Ear Falls areas. Rick Cousins with the Lake of the Woods Control Board says there is...

Post date: March 31, 2004

A dozen Dryden area residents will spend the next 8 Wednesday’s learning more about the OPP. Participants of the Policing and Community Together Program (PACT) will receive demonstrations on drug...

Post date: March 31, 2004

A weekend trip to Fort Frances could end up being costly for a Dryden resident. OPP were called to the Scott Street area around 3 o’clock Saturday morning after a report of a fight. As a result,...

Post date: March 30, 2004

Talks between Patricia Gardens and the CEP show no signs of resuming any time soon. As a result, the Company has decided to install a “Lifeline” system, which will allow folks to call for help in...

Post date: March 30, 2004

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