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It comes as no surprise but the Northwest Ontario Recycle Association is officially dead.Since the beginning of the year, municipalities have been pulling out over a growing debt and much higher...

Post date: May 08, 2002

A Northern Ontario trade mission to Atlanta, Georgia is being called a success.About 20 businesses were represented on the recent trip, many from the Northeast region.Federal Secretary of State Andy...

Post date: May 08, 2002

An Atikokan High School geography teacher has been recognized for his work in the technology sector.Peter Burton has won the National Community Technology Hero Award - the first person to win in...

Post date: May 08, 2002

Travel agents are being forced to increase their fees now that most major airlines have stopped paying commissions.Air Canada is the latest airline to make the move.This is posing problems for local...

Post date: May 07, 2002

OPP are investigating the sudden death of a three-month old baby in Red Lake.Police say they were called to a motel on Highway 105 Monday morning, after a report that the infant had stopped breathing...

Post date: May 07, 2002

Dryden Police say a 15-year-old boy has been taken out of his parents home following an alleged assault.Police say the boy is now in the care of Child and Family Services.On Sunday evening, police...

Post date: May 07, 2002

Two separate incidents of assault in Dryden over the weekend.Dryden Police say a 36-year-old man has been charged with domestic assault after an incident at a King Street home.A woman received...

Post date: May 07, 2002

Drydenites will have to pay more for spring cleanup this year.Homeowners will now pay 65-dollars per truckload of trash.City administrators say this fee will cover the costs for the use of both the...

Post date: May 07, 2002

Residents across the province will still have to wait about two weeks before everything is back to normal at driver and vehicle license offices.A spokesperson for the Ministry of Transportation says...

Post date: May 07, 2002

Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Lyn Mcleod is not pleased with hydro deregulation in the province and the potential sale of Hydro One.Mcleod says given how dependant the people of Ontario are on power, she...

Post date: May 07, 2002

A Red Lake cab driver came to the rescue of a woman in trouble early Sunday morning.Red Lake OPP say as an assault was taking place in a parking lot, a cabbie pulled up and a woman jumped inside the...

Post date: May 06, 2002

Red Lake OPP were called to a Howey Bay Road home after a woman claimed two men were fighting on her front lawn Friday night.Officers say a 16-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man had both been...

Post date: May 06, 2002

A Dryden couple is facing charges after a teenager claims he was assaulted by his parents.Dryden Police were called to a home Sunday around 6-PM when officers discovered a 15-year-old boy had...

Post date: May 06, 2002

The Dryden Hospital has received excellent marks in all departments including administration, services, community involvement and cleanliness.The marks have been announced as part of the hospital...

Post date: May 06, 2002

The Premier of Manitoba says the deregulation of the Ontario electricity market and the sale of Hydro One will likely hurt residents of the Northwest.Gary Doer says the selling off the Manitoba...

Post date: May 06, 2002

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