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A Grade 12 student from Sioux Lookout has received a highly recognized scholarship from Queens University.The Chernoff Family Award is given to a student who achieves superior academic achievement,...

Post date: April 10, 2002

The Saan store in Sioux Lookout will reopen.The roof of the Front Street store collapsed last week from what police believe was a build up of ice.Rod Wilson, A national spokesperson for Saan, says...

Post date: April 09, 2002

Sunset Country has lost a visible and respected member of the region.Tony Beyak passed away Monday at the age of 54.A long time Fort Frances auto dealer, Beyak moved to Dryden two years ago when he...

Post date: April 09, 2002

The provincial government has announced almost 10 million dollars in funding to upgrade highways in the Northwest.Northern Development Minister Dan Newman says more than 35 kilometres of Highway 502...

Post date: April 09, 2002

There have been reports of a rather unsual phenomenon in Northwestern Ontario since the weekend snowfall.Some say they have seen brown snow.David Phillips of Environment Canada believes soot from...

Post date: April 09, 2002

A Fort Frances man will spend a total of 15 years in jail in connection with the death of his common-law wife.Michael Tetu pleaded guilty to manslaughter yesterday.He will also spend time in jail...

Post date: April 09, 2002

Dryden Police say a taxi driver ran into some trouble over the weekend.Police arrived at Wilson Trailer Park early Saturday morning where a group of people had called a taxi.Police say some members...

Post date: April 08, 2002

Dryden Police are asking the public for help in finding the culprits responsible for a case of mischief.Police say late last week, someone spray painted a letter "P" on the east wall of an office...

Post date: April 08, 2002

The provincial government is expected to issue a statement today to update the progress of talks surrounding the public servants strike.Both sides resumed talks one week ago but with a media blackout...

Post date: April 08, 2002

Bad weather may have been a factor in a fatal crash near Thunder Bay early Sunday morning.OPP say a pickup truck left the road and went into the ditch, about 30 kilometres east of Thunder Bay on the...

Post date: April 08, 2002

Northwestern Ontario has had another taste of winter.Environment Canada says Red Lake and Sioux Lookout were the hardest hit after a weekend snowfall dumped more than 20 centimetres of the white...

Post date: April 08, 2002

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is not going to rush into implementing a smoke-free bylaw.Ear Falls became the first community in Sunset Country to pass such a bylaw last week.However, Sioux...

Post date: April 08, 2002

The Ontario Electricity Coalition is hoping to stop the opening up of the hydro market in the province, scheduled for May 1st.The group is encouraging residents to petition their local councils,...

Post date: April 08, 2002

The Timberstand Mill in Kenora should be ready on time despite a couple of labor related delays over the past week.Thursday, An information picket kept many unionized workers off the job, and the...

Post date: April 06, 2002

Dryden City Council is paving the way for improved roads throughout the city.Councillors have approved 38-thousand dollars in surface treatment this year.Among the roads to receive work, 1.4...

Post date: April 06, 2002

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