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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

A couple of kitchen fires have been a concern for the Dryden Fire Service in the past 24 hours.Deputy Fire Chief Ken Kurz says a structural kitchen fire broke out at a home on Barrett Road yesterday...

Post date: April 24, 2002

Numerous grass fires have broken out around Sunset Country in recent days.However, precipitation today should help the situation.The Dryden Fire Service, with help from Oxdrift and Barclay crews,...

Post date: April 24, 2002

The man who took prescription drugs and caused a fatal bus crash near Upsala is going home to Nova Scotia.23-year-old Shaun Davis is being granted a conditional discharge from Thunder Bay Lakehead...

Post date: April 24, 2002

The striking civil servants union is ignoring a media blackout on contract talks with the provincial government.Provincial Union President Leah Casselman is denying reports the province has put a...

Post date: April 24, 2002

The premier believes the civil servants strike could be over soon.Ernie Eves revealed last night there has been an improved offer to the employees after negotiations.Eves says it should lead the way...

Post date: April 23, 2002

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