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The provincial government is kicking in another $40-million to make the Internet faster for high school students. It's part of the government's Broadband Access for All Students initiative to...

Post date: February 15, 2018

Some snow overnight has created some pretty slippery road conditions in the area. Highway 17 between Vermilion Bay and Kenora, near Little Joe Lake has just re-opened after being closed for...

Post date: February 15, 2018

Open Roads School in Dryden will be welcoming guests to showcase a unique program. A Fine Arts Orientation Night will be held Thursday starting at 6:00pm. Grade 6 Visual Art Teacher Lindsay...

Post date: February 14, 2018

The partial sell-off of Hydro One will result in short term gain for the Wynne Government, but long term pain for taxpayers. That's the findings of the latest report on the privatization of the...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Provincial Police in northwestern Ontario have taken roughly $30,000 worth of drugs off the streets. As a result of an investigation involving OPP in Kenora and Treaty Three Police, four...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Dryden's newest business has opened its doors to the public. Morgan Shepherd officially introduced 'Little Mod Nest' at special ceremony Wednesday morning at her 26 Earl Avenue location. She...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Royal Gold is beginning to benefit from its financial arrangement with New Gold. The company is receiving its first deliveries of gold and silver from the Rainy River mine as part of a deal that...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Hydro One saw a drop in earnings in the 2017 fiscal year. The utility is reporting net income for last year totaling $658-million. That's a drop of 9% compared to 2016. Hydro One is blaming...

Post date: February 14, 2018

The entire community of Red Lake will join Canadian Figure Skating fans Wednesday to cheer on Balmertown's Eric Radford and his quest for a second gold medal at the Olympic Games.A community get...

Post date: February 14, 2018

The RCMP in Falcon Lake are investigating a fatal snowmobile crash. The Mounties say they were contacted around 11:30 Tuesday morning about an incident on the Can/Am Trail, about 40 kilometres...

Post date: February 14, 2018

The Grand Chief of Treaty #3 says there is a huge discrepancy in funding child-welfare agencies.Francis Kavanaugh says it has been proven in court that Canada has been discriminating when it comes to...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Minister of Health Eric Hoskins is outlining a number of new funding initiatives that he feels will better the lives of Ontario's Indigenous population.Hoskins addressed First Nation leaders at a...

Post date: February 14, 2018

A long-standing boil water advisory on a remote first nation is now over. Kenora M.P. Bob Nault says a new water treatment plant is up and running on the Slate Falls First Nation. He says...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office isn't a big fan of the partial sell-off of Hydro One. The FAO released it's latest report on the net costs of the privatization of the utility. Chief...

Post date: February 14, 2018

The recent acquittal of Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley in the death of a 22-year-old Indigenous man has affected many. So says Garnet Angeconeb, who is organizing a "Justice for Colten" rally...

Post date: February 14, 2018

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