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The Joint Forces Drug Unit has seized more than 15-thousand dollars worth of drugs from a Dryden home.Members of the Dryden Police Service, the OPP and two OPP Canine Units carried out a search...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The new Northern Medical School is looking for a dean.Laurentian University in Sudbury has set up a search committee being chaired by University President Dr. Hermann Falter.The committee is also...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs is warning its members to stay off trails until they are opened and groomed.And so far, trails are still closed over much of the province.OFSC Trails Chair...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Dryden Police Service has come to the rescue in time for the Christmas season.Dryden Christmas Cheer Board spokesperson Rita Gubser says donations of food, money and toys have been generous again...

Post date: December 20, 2001

After years of planning and waiting, construction of the new Sioux Lookout Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre is set to begin.A private members bill addressing aboriginal and treaty rights for the hospital...

Post date: December 20, 2001

Tis the season for shoplifting.Dryden Police say they received three reports of shoplifting yesterday, one at Safeway and two at the 7-11 store.Young people were charged in two of the incidents and...

Post date: December 19, 2001

Dryden Police are investigating a vehicle-pedestrian accident.Police say four pedestrians were walking along Casimir Avenue yesterday afternoon when a northbound pickup truck hit one of them.As a...

Post date: December 19, 2001

An overnight snowfall in parts of Sunset Country has caught many by surprise this morning.The Ministry of Transportation says Highway 17 from Kenora to Ignace is centre bare and track bare with...

Post date: December 19, 2001

Sioux Lookout OPP describe it as a scary and disturbing incident involving an unruly bar crowd.Police say they were called to Front Street early Sunday morning to move a crowd of more than 100 people...

Post date: December 19, 2001

N-D-P leader Howard Hampton says consumers will be paying twice as much for electricity when the hydro market is privitized in the spring.The Kenora-Rainy River M-P-P says generation, transmission,...

Post date: December 18, 2001

Dryden Police say they have arrested two young men for trespassing.Officers say they noticed two young men trespassing on the Dryden High School property Monday afternoon.After apprehending them,...

Post date: December 18, 2001

Tis the season it seems for an increase in the number of impaired charges.Red Lake OPP say they have laid at least two charges of impaired driving in the past few days.In another incident, police say...

Post date: December 18, 2001

Health Minister Tony Clement has paid a visit to Northwestern Ontario with stops in Dryden and Kenora.Clement is one of several candidates vying to become the next premier of the province.Clement...

Post date: December 18, 2001

Red Lake OPP say they have arrested three teenagers in connection with a weekend break-in at St. Johns Separate School.Police say two boys, ages 14 and 15, forced open a window at the school Friday...

Post date: December 17, 2001

Needy children and related organizations will benefit from a cash infusion from the Kenora District Services Board.Chief Administrator Sten Lif says more than 250-thousand dollars will be provided...

Post date: December 17, 2001

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