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The MPP for Kenora-Rainy River has entered the home care debate in Dryden.9 workers remain on the picket line at Patricia Garden protesting wages and a cut in shifts.No new talks are scheduled.Howard...

Post date: August 29, 2003

An Ontario Works Sub-Committee has decided to not change a thing in the region.Numerous proposals to take over related programs have been submitted the past 2 years.Chair Geoff McClain says they are...

Post date: August 29, 2003

18 Office employees at the Dryden Weyerhaeuser Mill have ratified an exit agreement.The deal is part of the company's restructuring plan to minimize the impact of layoffs at the Mill.It provides...

Post date: August 28, 2003

Two more crows in the region have tested positive for West Nile Virus.The birds were located in the Atikokan and Devlin areas.Last week, the first confirmed case of West Nile was identified in Kenora...

Post date: August 28, 2003

One person is dead another in custody following a couple of shooting incidents on Grassy Narrows First Nation.OPP were called yesterday morning after a 33-year-old man was confronted in his home by...

Post date: August 28, 2003

Just in time for the last long weekend in the Summer of \'03, the MNR has lifted the Restricted Fire Zone imposed last week across much of NWO.As of Midnight Wednesday the ban on open fires will be...

Post date: August 28, 2003

The Hudson Grandview Tavern is still standing, but the owner has some cleaning up to do.Police and Emergency crews were called yesterday morning after the second floor of the structure caught on fire...

Post date: August 27, 2003

A Northwestern Ontario MPP is re-newing calls for the Province to introduce legislation that would prevent sudden price increases at the gas pumps.The cost of gasoline has jumped 15-cents a litre in...

Post date: August 27, 2003

The Dryden Power Toboggan Club is working hard to keep organized snowmobiling alive in Kenora.The program is on shakey ground after a failed membership drive.Dryden Vice-President Pat Oliphant says...

Post date: August 27, 2003

Moosefest organizers are putting out the call for volunteers. A meeting has been set for 7 this evening at the Chamber of Commerce offices on Government St. The 10 day Festival begins next...

Post date: August 27, 2003

A bit of late day activity for MNR fire crews in Dryden Tuesday. A Lodge owner reported a fire near Perrault Falls just after 5PM which spread quickly towards Dennis Lake due to 30K winds. 4...

Post date: August 27, 2003

It looks like the rocks will curl this winter at Eagles Landing!Every indication is that curling will be alive...

Post date: August 27, 2003

A wandering bruin is back in its natural habitat after a jaunt in a Sioux Lookout residential area.OPP were called to a Wellington Street home to investigate the complaint.Police found the bear...

Post date: August 26, 2003

Tonite is an important one for the future of curling in dryden. Eagles Landing owner Sam Romeo has given a local group 3 weeks to show there is enough support for the game locally or the ice will...

Post date: August 26, 2003

The newly created \'Project Team\' in Sioux Lookout has more work on its hands.OPP are investigating two more break and enter cases, this time at the Independent First Nation Alliance Office and the...

Post date: August 25, 2003

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