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Dryden City Council meets tonight and the community doctor shortage crisis is bound to be a hot topic.Hundreds of people packed the Dryden Legion for a Dryden Cares Committee meeting last week that...

Post date: April 29, 2002

The City of Dryden hopes to launch FM tourist radio by the end of this summer.Economic Development Manager Jim Dayman says the FM transmitter project will likely by examined by the CRTC at hearings...

Post date: April 27, 2002

A report suggests the civil servants strike is taking its toll on patients at the Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital in Thunder Bay.Senior psychiatrists and management wrote the document which says many...

Post date: April 27, 2002

Black bears are coming out of hibernation and that means there could be more nuisance bears in Northwestern Ontario this year.Dryden-based Lorna Wood, a spokesperson for the Ontario Black Bear...

Post date: April 26, 2002

OPP are looking for culprits in Cochenour who are responsible for stealing stereos from unlocked vehicles.Police say sometime early Thursday morning, someone opened two cars on Mill Street and one...

Post date: April 26, 2002

A Red Lake woman had to be treated in hospital following an apparent domestic assault in the community.OPP say officers were called to a home Thursday morning where a woman claimed she had been...

Post date: April 26, 2002

A close call for a \\\"Bird Dog\\\" aircraft at the Dryden Airport last night.Emergency personnel were on hand around 7-PM when the pilot of an Aero Commander 500 reported the plane was having...

Post date: April 26, 2002

The Dryden Neighbourhood Legacy Committee wants to help young people from getting bored or getting into trouble.Committee Chair Dryden Police Chief Shane MacKinnon says respondents of a recent survey...

Post date: April 25, 2002

It was a four billion dollar first quarter for forestry giant Weyerhaeuser.The company says the net sales figure is up from 3.6 billion for the same period last year.Those results include the...

Post date: April 25, 2002

Kenora taxpayers are facing residential tax hikes this year - but not as high as their Dryden counterparts.Kenora City Council has approved a residential tax increase which ranges from as low as 1.5...

Post date: April 25, 2002

From summer to winter in just 24 hours in Northwestern Ontario.Forecaster Ron Morrow of Environment Canada in Thunder Bay says the wacky weather is typical for this transitional time of year.Morrow...

Post date: April 25, 2002

A survey shows young people in Northwestern Ontario have higher drug use rates than youth in Southern Ontario.The survey, by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, shows an increase from a...

Post date: April 25, 2002

An Australian rural health expert will lead the new Northern Medical School as it gets off the ground.Dr. Roger Strasser will oversee construction and program development and will also guide the...

Post date: April 24, 2002

The union representing striking civil servants is worried now that the forest fire season is underway.Dryden-area union spokesman Carl Bleich hopes a contract settlement is reached soon.He says fire...

Post date: April 24, 2002

Contract negotiations between Safeway and its unionized employees in Dryden, Kenora and Fort Frances are underway this week.The United Food and Commercial Workers Union represents about 400 full and...

Post date: April 24, 2002

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