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Dryden is getting in the Curling spirit! For the first time in 12 years, the City will be represented at the 45th annual Canadian Firefighters National Championship next month in Quebec. The...

Post date: March 16, 2004

The City is trying to spruce up the downtown core before its first big festival however there are concerns that may not happen. Council has approved the Downtown Revitalization Project’s Pre-Budget...

Post date: March 16, 2004

The Dryden Power Toboggan Club along with Police hit the trails over the weekend in an attempt to crack down on certain violations. Police laid 3 charges against snow machine drivers for not having...

Post date: March 16, 2004

Police responded to a number of motor vehicle collisions over the weekend, one involving the Mayor Red Lake. Rescue crews and ambulance personel were called after a crash involving a car and a...

Post date: March 16, 2004

The man accused in the death of 22-year-old Adele Matinet of Atikokan will appear in court next Monday in Fort Frances. Matinet’s body was found in her home last month and an autopsy revealed the...

Post date: March 15, 2004

OPP and the Nishinabe-Aski Police Service will be expanding their Highway check-stops to include regional ice roads for the remainder of the Winter. They are responding to concerns from Chiefs on...

Post date: March 15, 2004

Federal nomination dates have almost been etched in stone in the Thunder Bay-Rainy River Riding. The vote to decide who represents the Liberals will be held Sunday with Ken Boshcoff and Don Paterson...

Post date: March 15, 2004

Its business as usual for incumbent MP Bob Nault who is making the rounds across the Kenora-Rainy River District. Nault was one many Chretien loyalists turfed out of Cabinet after Paul Martin took...

Post date: March 15, 2004

The Federal Liberal Association in the Kenora riding is reporting a good turnout in the first round of balloting in Dryden over the weekend. A major snow storm coupled with the ballot boxes arriving...

Post date: March 15, 2004

It appears winter is not over after all! The Dryden area was hit with 33cm of snow this weekend, 24 of which fell Saturday. Environment Canada says don’t put away the shovels yet! A Western based...

Post date: March 15, 2004

There has been a last minute change in the voting plans for the Liberal Party in Kenora Riding. A Nomination meeting will still taking place in Dryden tomorrow, but an appeal was filed seeking a...

Post date: March 12, 2004

It is being called a good news budget for all involved. The Kenora District Services Board has approved its annual financial package with a Municipal levy increase of 1.7% or $184,000. CAO Sten Lif...

Post date: March 12, 2004

14 specific areas in the Region have been pinpointed by the Ontario Geological Survey has having strong mineral potential. Precious metals such as gold, copper and platinum have been discovered in...

Post date: March 12, 2004

A groundbreaking ceremony was held today in Thunder Bay for Ontario’s first new Medical School in more than 30 years. The Northern Ontario Medical School is now expected to open in the Fall of 2005...

Post date: March 12, 2004

More support for the Dryden Medical community. Dr. Josh Tepper has returned to work in the Emergency Department for 2 weeks. He has already spent time in Dryden, Ignace and Vermilion Bay. As well...

Post date: March 12, 2004

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