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Dryden High School instructor and Eagles Co-Coach Al Markowski has received OFSAA's highest honour.Markowski was named the OFSAA Leadership in School Sport Award winner at the opening Boys Hockey...

Post date: March 20, 2017

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating a couple of aircraft incidents in northwestern Ontario. On Friday afternoon, a DC-3 cargo plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Pickle...

Post date: March 20, 2017

An important service is returning to local communities. The regional Screen for Life Coach will embark on a lengthy tour starting on April 3rd in Dryden. Program Lead Julia Bailey says the...

Post date: March 20, 2017

The Dryden Fire Service has released its 2016 year end statistics. Firefighters responded to 231 incidents last year, up from 169 in 2015. The average response time was just over six minutes...

Post date: March 20, 2017

Have you ever considered including a worthwhile charity or community project when drafting your will? A Dryden-based Barrister and Solicitor is encouraging you do so. Brenda Leigh Bell says a...

Post date: March 20, 2017

Plans to establish a multi-agency team of front-line support for those at risk continue in Dryden. The provincial initiative is called 'Situation Tables', with the ultimate goal of assisting...

Post date: March 20, 2017

Local youth are being encouraged to participate in the Canada Day Challenge. Anyone aged 8 to 18 can submit a short story, poem or a piece of art celebrating Canada's culture and identity. You...

Post date: March 20, 2017

Plans to develop an affordable housing complex for seniors appears to be moving forward. Dryden Council is expected to approve a land purchase and sale deal Monday evening. The agreement is...

Post date: March 20, 2017

Responding to both emergency and non-emergency medical calls remains a hot button issue in the Kenora District. The Services Board has long called for a provincial strategy to free-up paramedics...

Post date: March 20, 2017

The 2018 Dryden Dudley Hewitt Cup committee is looking for creative minds. The committee is launching a logo contest. The group is now accepting hand drawn or electronic submissions. The...

Post date: March 20, 2017

We could have an earlier start to the shipping season.  As it stands the season is set to start on March 25th but Port CEO Tim Heney says it could be even sooner.  A US icebreaker is...

Post date: March 19, 2017

According to one area business owner, Andrea Horwath's NDP has the best plan to deal with high hydro rates.  AJ's Trading Post owner Gerry Muller met with her Thursday, saying the NDP...

Post date: March 18, 2017

Pickle Lake OPP say a cargo plane made an emergency landing on Pickle Lake Friday afternoonpolice did not say if the plane was taking off or attempting to land at the Pickle Lake Airportthe crew of...

Post date: March 17, 2017

8:36 pmA multi-vehicle collision has Closed Hwy 17 just west of Kenora.  OPP advise the collision site is near Burma Road. Police say the highway could be open in about two hours 

Post date: March 17, 2017

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is looking into the crash of a small plane near Marathon.The crash happened Tuesday morning around 11:30, but Provincial Police weren't notified about it...

Post date: March 17, 2017

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