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No one was injured in a motor vehicle collision in Dryden. Two cars collided at the intersection of Casimir Avenue and King Street just after 10:00am Wednesday. Dryden Police were called to the...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A major wind storm knocked out power to areas north of Savant Lake early Wednesday morning. The power remains out to some 250 Hydro One customers and crews hope to have the lights back on early...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A road closure of note this week in Dryden. Public Works says Leach Road will be restricted to local traffic and only accessible from Highway 17 on Friday. The closure is due to construction on...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Provincial funding is going to help patients in the region get better critical care treatment, closer to home. Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre says they plan to expand a tele-medicine...

Post date: September 20, 2017

The Chief Executive Officer at the Dryden Regional Health Centre says a decision to keep blood collection services at the Dingwall Medical Clinic is the right thing to do. An agreement has been...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Lobbying the province to improve transportation services in this region. That is one of the main items on the agenda at the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association Annual General Meeting in...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Porter Airlines is showing that it's here to stay in northwestern Ontario. The Airline has announced plans to establish a crew base in Thunder Bay, the first such base in northern Ontario for any...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A groundbreaking moment for Dryden's Danalyn MacKinnon. MacKinnon took the oath of office to sit as a judge in the Ontario Court of Justice at a special sitting Tuesday in Kenora. She becomes...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police in North Caribou Lake First Nation are investigating a case of mischief in the community. Police say the incident took place sometime between Saturday and Sunday where an...

Post date: September 19, 2017

The Federal government has come through with $78,000 for Fort Hope First Nation. Kenora MP Bob Nault says the money will support renovations and upgrades to the Community Healing and Wellness...

Post date: September 19, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada officials are set to engage in initial dialogue with local Residential School survivors. A one day fact-finding gathering will be held in Sioux Lookout Wednesday...

Post date: September 19, 2017
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Police in Dryden have ramped up efforts in the search for a missing 43-year-old man.City Police say an OPP K9 Unit and a helicopter are assisting officers and are combing the area.Philip Biczok was...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is reaching out to families and communities to help them honour their fallen veterans. One Deputy Grand Chief says they are going to construct an Eagle Staff, that will be...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Proposed changes to the tax system in Canada is the big thing to watch for now that the House of Commons is back in session. A Lakehead University political science professor says it's because...

Post date: September 19, 2017
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A special day long information session is taking place Tuesday on White Dog First Nation as part of Missing Person Awareness Day. Treaty Three Police and Provincial Police are teaming up to host...

Post date: September 19, 2017

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