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Its an agreement both sides say they are happy with!A tentative 2 year deal has been reached between the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board and its Elementary Teachers.The Board will meet...

Post date: February 21, 2003

Contract talks between the Rainy River District School Board and the Union representing its High School teachers have broken off.School Board Chair Gord McBride notes an impasse between the 2 sides...

Post date: February 21, 2003

The Fire Marshall has been called in after an early morning blaze destroyed much of the shop area of Kinderlaine Trucking on Highway 105.Machin Fire Service was called at 3:38AM...

Post date: February 21, 2003

With a Provincial election expected to be called for the Spring, the political picture in Kenora-Rainy River is now clear.The Liberals were the last to name a candidate and as expected Ear Falls...

Post date: February 20, 2003

Representatives from the Rainy River District School Board and High School teachers sit down Thursday and Friday in hopes of ironing out a new contract.Earlier this month, Secondary Teachers voted 98...

Post date: February 20, 2003

The next round in the battle between Dr Pete Sarsfield...

Post date: February 20, 2003

The Dryden Area Health Services Foundation has asked the Dryden Rotary Club to donate $25,000 over the next 3 years.Foundation Member and City Manager Arie Hoogenboom says they are currently drafting...

Post date: February 19, 2003

The Kenora District Services Board believes the Ministry of Health is short-changing them for land ambulance service.Chief Administrative Officer Sten Lif says the province is supposed to provide a...

Post date: February 19, 2003

Big congratulations to the Grade 3 and 4 class at Barclay Elementary School.They have been named the "2002 Classroom of the Year" by the National Fire Protection System.Teachers had to tell in 300...

Post date: February 19, 2003

The Ministry of Natural Resources has wrapped up a successful Lake Trout Enforcement campaign.Officers checked 89 anglers and laid 5 charges during the crackdown earlier this month.4 Dryden residents...

Post date: February 18, 2003

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board will introduce a new program this Fall aimed at students who continue to have difficulty with the basics.The Board plans to spend $1.4 million for a late...

Post date: February 18, 2003

It took 7 years but the Dryden Fire Service is finally getting their new aerial truck.The vehicle was budgeted at more than $700,000 but the winning tender was for $658,000.Chief Darryl Herbert says...

Post date: February 18, 2003

Property taxes are going up in Dryden.Final figures are still not available pending budgets from the School Board and KDSB but officials in the Finance Department at City Hall say the average...

Post date: February 18, 2003

A bit of a break for municipalities in the Kenora District.The Administrator for Homes for the Aged says a mistake was made in calculations.That means the municipal levy for 2003 will come in at 24%...

Post date: February 18, 2003

A long time Dryden businessman is digging deep to help beautify the downtown.Roy Wilson, owner of Wilson Office Supply has offered the City $250,000 over the next 2 years to help with the downtown...

Post date: February 18, 2003

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