The Newsroom

Find what you are looking for in the news.

Dryden City Council wanted to know the reasons behind a raise in long term care fees, now they have their answer.The Administrator of long term care homes in Dryden, Red Lake and Kenora is seeking...

Post date: February 12, 2003

Time is running out for many at Dryden High School.Graduating students are required to conduct 40-hours of volunteer work before they can receive their diploma.DHS Principal Rick Victor says more...

Post date: February 12, 2003

The richest gold mine in North America just became even more of an investment attraction.Goldcorp has announced plans to sink a 7,150 foot shaft at its Red Lake mine.The site produced half a million...

Post date: February 12, 2003

A Kenora-area man whose common law wife died under the wheels of a truck has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving.Mark Guppy was handed a 3 month conditional sentence Tuesday.He was also allowed to...

Post date: February 12, 2003

The Ontario Secondary Teachers Federation is hoping to hold a strike vote by the end of next week.About 200 High School teachers with the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board have been without a...

Post date: February 12, 2003

Results of a strike vote by High School teachers in the Rainy River District could be released tomorrow.Local Union President Brian Church says ballots have yet to be collected from High Schools in...

Post date: February 12, 2003

When the Harris governmnet first began downloading services to municipalities, they were told it would not cost them anymore.However, Municipal leaders say they are being saddled with massive costs...

Post date: February 12, 2003

Local Liberals still do not have their candidate for the yet to be called Ontario election.The decision was the have been made last weekend but has been delated until March 1st.To date, the only one...

Post date: February 11, 2003

Two Dryden area men have been hit hard in court on illegal moose hunting charges.31-year-old Michael Miller of Sandford Township was fined $2,000 and banned from moose hunting for a year as well as...

Post date: February 11, 2003

A bear-hunt advocate says people in the north can look forward to hungry bears in their neighbourhoods this spring.Roxann Lynn, a Lodge Owner in Timmins, says with the province unwilling to reinstate...

Post date: February 11, 2003

A former employee of a Dryden Financial institution has been charged with theft.The 26-year-old is accused of stealing over $4,000 from a customers account between July and December of last year.She...

Post date: February 11, 2003

The latest census examining the workplace comes as no surprise for Dryden residents.Stats-Canada reports 730 work in the paper manufacturing sector making up 17% of the workforce in Dryden.The most...

Post date: February 11, 2003

The Northwestern Health Unit has a new ally in its campaign to eliminate second hand smoke from public spaces and workplaces.The Ontario Medical Association has released a new report showing that...

Post date: February 11, 2003

Its not the deal they were hoping for.But the Premiers have signed onto a mult-year agreement to improve health-care.The accord provides 13.5 billion dollars in new federal money for medicare over 3...

Post date: February 06, 2003

February is ofter a busy number crunching time for most communities in the Northwest.Officials in Atikokan have outlined their wants and needs as the town is in the early stages of the 2003 budget...

Post date: February 06, 2003

Pages