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Officers with the Dryden Police Service have had a very busy week.Police stats over the past week show police have responded to more than 260 calls.Officers have investigated more reports of mischief...

Post date: August 13, 2002

Dryden City Council is becoming concerned about the amount of tires piling up at the Highway 502 landfill site.Council has approved higher tipping fees at the site which include a fee of 4 dollars...

Post date: August 13, 2002

The City of Dryden is working with insurance adjusters examining the damage to the Dryden government dock.City Manager Arie Hoogenboom says the city has a 10-thousand dollar deductible and he recalls...

Post date: August 13, 2002

Dryden Police are still asking members of the public to come forward if anyone has information surrounding a suspected case of arson at the Dryden government dock.Police are interviewing area...

Post date: August 13, 2002

The body of a Big Grassy First Nation man has been pulled from Lake of the Woods.Kenora OPP say 41-year-old Frederick Archie was found last night.The man and his common-law-wife were thrown from...

Post date: August 12, 2002

A boater in the Red Lake area has been charged after a recent boating collision on the Bruce Channel between Cochenour and McKenzie Island.OPP say a boat heading west from Cochenour collided with...

Post date: August 12, 2002

A group of swimmers ran into some trouble with the weather on Rainy Lake over the weekend.Fort Frances OPP say strong winds carried away a boat belonging to five swimmers early Saturday morning. Two...

Post date: August 12, 2002

Hunters and anglers heading out on the water this fall should take note of new federal boating regulations.Starting September 15th, anyone operating a boat under four metres long will need to have a...

Post date: August 12, 2002

Weyerhaeuser has announced it is carrying out an aerial spraying program over the Wabigoon Forest.The forestry company says roads through and within the spray areas of the forest will be temporarily...

Post date: August 12, 2002

Starting today and continuing on August 26th, Drydenites will have a temporary recycling service.The City of Dryden is still seeking a permanent solution to its recycling woes since the demise of the...

Post date: August 12, 2002

A Manitoban and an American are dead following a serious multi-vehicle collision on Highway 17 near Vermilion Bay Saturday morning.OPP say an eastbound mini-van struck two westbound vehicles - first...

Post date: August 12, 2002

The City of Dryden has been chosen to host the Angler and Young Angler Walleye Championship later this month.The tournament, designed to encourage young people to fish, has been running in Manitoba...

Post date: August 10, 2002

A Sioux Lookout man was nabbed on drug charges when he visited the OPP detachment to report his home had been broken into while he was away.OPP carried out a search warrant at a Third Avenue home in...

Post date: August 10, 2002

The Dryden Neighbourhood Legacy Program has announced its first project aimed at keeping young people off the streets.The program, launched by the Dryden Police Service earlier this year, was...

Post date: August 09, 2002

The City of Dryden continues to review its emergency plan following a chlorine dioxide leak at the Weyerhaeuser Mill last week.Emergency Measures Co-ordinator Darryl Herbert says about 40-...

Post date: August 09, 2002

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