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Municipal officials in Sioux Lookout have turned the sod on a new state-of-the-art medical clinic.The 1.5 million dollar facility, which is scheduled for completion later this fall, will be much more...

Post date: April 17, 2002

A Thunder Bay man is facing numerous charges following a short police chase last night.Dryden Police tried to stop a Hydro One vehicle on Highway 17 near Thunder Lake Road.The driver eventually...

Post date: April 17, 2002

The Internet has become a boon for tourism in Northwestern Ontario.The executive director of the Sunset Country Travel Association says the net is by far the largest source of inquiries for tourist...

Post date: April 17, 2002

A Vermilion Bay man is lucky to be alive after a serious motor vehicle collision Monday.Dryden OPP say an eastbound pickup truck veered off Highway 17 near Vermilion Bay and hit a tree.The Machin...

Post date: April 17, 2002

Weird weather in Ontario.It is only April, but a warm, humid air mass has brought summer-like temperatures to most areas of the province.Atikokan and Sudbury saw the mercury rise to a daytime reading...

Post date: April 17, 2002

Lawyers across Ontario are planning to withold their services to protest a lack of funding for legal aid.A "study day" is planned today to support demands for changes to the legal aid system.Kenora-...

Post date: April 17, 2002

Ontario Power Generation operates six of the top ten dirtiest power plants in the province according to an environmental watchdog.Toronto-based Environmental Defence Canada says two of the dirtiest...

Post date: April 17, 2002

Dryden Police have charged two men in connection with two separate incidents over the weekend.Police say a 40-year-old Dryden man was charged after allegedly threatening another individial with...

Post date: April 16, 2002

Red Lake OPP have reported yet another domestic assault.Officers received a call Sunday morning about a domestic disturbance at a home in Cochenour.Police say a 42-year-old man, who had been drinking...

Post date: April 16, 2002

The City of Dryden is prepared to be a leader in a restructured recycle organization for the region.The Northwest Ontario Recycle Association began falling apart earlier this year when it was forced...

Post date: April 16, 2002

The man charged in the deaths of his twin baby granddaughters appeared in a Thunder Bay court yesterday.Jerome Kerrigan had his trial delayed until May 31st.Kerrigan is facing two counts of criminal...

Post date: April 16, 2002

Dryden Police say a B-C man has been charged in connection with handing out counterfeit money.Police took possession of three 10-dollar bills from the Dryden Husky Truck Stop late last week.Police...

Post date: April 15, 2002

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is hoping for change as Ernie Eves is sworn in as premier.Dryden-area OPSEU spokesman Carl Bleich says the union hopes to find out soon if Eves and his new...

Post date: April 15, 2002

Two underage drinkers ran into trouble in Red Lake over the weekend.OPP were called to a restaurant on Highway 105 where they found an 18-year-old male drinking.Police learned he was on probation and...

Post date: April 15, 2002

Some members of the striking civil servants union are experiencing financial problems as the lengthy labour dispute continues.Dryden-area union spokesman Carl Bleich says members such as single...

Post date: April 15, 2002

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