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The Chair of the Colleges' Bargaining Team believes the elements are there right now to end a five week old faculty strike. Sonia Del Missier says the only outstanding issue is the debate over who...

Post date: November 15, 2017

Students got the chance Tuesday to share what they believe will make their school a healthier place.The Ontario Physical and Health Education Association hosted a Leadership session in Kenora with...

Post date: November 15, 2017

If you are having difficulty paying your hydro bill, you no longer have to worry about your power being turned off.As of Wednesday, all power companies are banned from disconnecting power over the...

Post date: November 15, 2017

Very slick conditions have resulted in the cancellation of school bus service Wednesday.School buses are not running in Red Lake, Ear Falls, Dryden, Vermilion Bay, Kenora and Sioux Narrows.All...

Post date: November 15, 2017

You may want to take some extra time when travelling Wednesday.Highway 105 was closed for about two hours this morning between Ear Falls and Red Lake due to a disabled transport.The road...

Post date: November 15, 2017

After a very cold start to the month of November, temperatures are starting to moderate. Bill Laidlaw from Signal Weather Services says we should stay at or slightly above normal until the end of...

Post date: November 14, 2017

A Winnipeg man has been fined $1,500 for conducting work on his cottage property in the Echo Bay area of Lake of the Woods without a work permit.Court heard that Marc Rajotte was the owner of a large...

Post date: November 14, 2017

Organizers of a charity campaign for First Nations children say they want to show that Canadians support Indigenous youth.Former Chief of Attawapiskat Bruce Shisheesh has launched the "I Love...

Post date: November 14, 2017

The cost to eat healthy remains high in the Kenora and Rainy River district. The Northwestern Health Unit's latest food costing survey finds a family of four paying roughly $976 a month to...

Post date: November 14, 2017
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The disappearance of a man, who has ties to northwestern Ontario, has brought up nothing but questions and agony for his family. Dusten McMillan, who lived in Red Lake and Kenora, was last seen...

Post date: November 14, 2017

A health ministry official says adding over four-million people to Ontario's Drug Benefit Program is a massive undertaking, but the new system will definitely be ready to launch January 1st. That...

Post date: November 14, 2017

It appears CKDR listeners are fed up with changing their clocks back and ahead every year. A News poll found that 73% of respondents want to end the practice of Daylight Savings Time. 8% were...

Post date: November 14, 2017

The local representative for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union is recommending her members at Confederation College vote against a contract offer from management. Rebecca Ward believes...

Post date: November 14, 2017

Confederation College has released a letter to its striking staff in advance of a vote this week on the latest contract offer. President Jim Madder agrees that academic freedom seems to be the...

Post date: November 13, 2017

The leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives doesn't appear to be concerned about the emergence of the Northern Ontario Party. Speaking in Thunder Bay, Patrick Brown says his party is the...

Post date: November 13, 2017

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