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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...

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Another reminder of the importance of installing functional Carbon Monoxide detectors. An Arbourjade trailer park homeowner and the residents' pets weren't harmed following a CO scare late...

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Friday is a National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits Day. The Assembly of First Nations is urging everyone to come together in ceremony for a moment of healing. National Chief...

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Ontario's NDP leader is promoting her plan to lower hydro costs. Andrea Horwath is promising a 30% cut, if elected Premier. The NDP's plan includes getting rid of the time of use pricing,...

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An important fundraiser is being held Saturday night at the Royal Canadian Legion in Dryden. All money raised will support the Oncology Unit at the hospital. Organizer Dana Warren says there...

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John Rafferty is taking a run at the provincial NDP nomination in the Thunder Bay-Atikokan riding. The former federal politician wants to ensure northwestern Ontario moves forward in the right...

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Provincial Police in northwestern Ontario are asking motorists to take their time when travelling this weekend.With a mix of snow and possible freezing rain, road conditions are expected to remain...

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A fishing trip on Rainy River has resulted in a hefty fine for an Alberta man. Archibald Hendrickson of Edmonton has been fined $2,400 for having an over-limit of walleye and packaging fish in...

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Gord Downie's animated film, The Secret Path, is coming to Dryden. The film, depicting the story of young Chanie Wenjack, who died when walking home from a Residential School in Kenora in 1966,...

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The falling snow mixed with warmer temperatures is creating extremely slippery roads Friday morning. The Trans Canada is open across northwestern Ontario and Manitoba, however conditions to the...

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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is urging the federal government to move ahead with the Energy East Pipeline. President Perrin Beatty says thousands of jobs are at risk if the project doesn't...

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The Ontario government intends to move ahead on a pilot project around a basic income program. It would provide funding to people or families to ensure they reach a minimum income level. The...

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Transport Canada has new rules for those who fly recreational drones in the country.All remote controlled flying machines weighing between 250 grams and 35 kilograms must now be marked with the...

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A local fundraising effort is underway to help a young 6 year-old girl who is battling cancer. In February 2014, Caitlyn Chisel was diagnosed with acute lymphoma leukemia and she underwent...

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The City of Dryden continues to work on a long term transportation plan. Clerk Debra Kincaid says a final report on transit needs and solutions will be presented to Council next month. Kincaid...

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