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Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is in Thunder Bay Thursday for a policy announcement. Horwath will outline her parties plan to lower hydro bills for residents and small businesses. She has...

Post date: March 16, 2017

A Dryden artist is starting to make waves in the music industry. Tyler Wood joined Lloyd Napish on the CKDR Morning Show Thursday to provide an update on what he has been doing. Wood says he...

Post date: March 16, 2017

A Minnesota resident has been fined $4,250 for unsafe hunting in the Ignace area. Keith Ketcher pleaded guilty for firing a high-powered rifle at a moose decoy on a road and having a loaded...

Post date: March 16, 2017

A grassroots effort is in full swing to change the political landscape in Ontario. The Northern Ontario Party is now establishing its platform and securing a strong membership base. Leader...

Post date: March 16, 2017

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is promoting a campaign to keep government services out of private hands. It's called "We Own It." Spokesperson Melissa Pearson says keeping services...

Post date: March 16, 2017

A wanted Thunder Bay man has been arrested in Grassy Narrows First Nation. In late February, Thunder Bay Police issued an arrest warrant for Armand George Cummings. Cummings had failed to...

Post date: March 15, 2017

It doesn't look like we have escaped winter weather quite yet. Bill Laidlaw from Signal Weather Services says the mild weather is bringing some snow and rain. Laidlaw says it will be cloudy...

Post date: March 15, 2017

The Dryden Fire Service is reminding residents to be safe when cooking. This comes after a fire on Monday March 13th after a pot was left unattended on a hot stove. Firefighters say they...

Post date: March 15, 2017

Spring may still be one week away, but that's not stopping organizers of the 4th Annual Eton-Rugby Mud Run from preparing.Teams will run, walk or crawl through five kilometres of muddy trails and...

Post date: March 15, 2017

An innovative new youth media program is being introduced in two communities in northwestern Ontario.Laine Helbling is the Program Lead for the Digital Creator North Project and she says media arts...

Post date: March 15, 2017

A new approach in Dryden to help those who are dealing with complex issues. Work is underway to establish what is called a provincial "Situation Table", a multi-agency support strategy. Dryden...

Post date: March 15, 2017

The Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre is preparing to go lose the smoke. On April 1st, the hospital grounds will become 100 percent smoke free. Spokesperson Sally Busch says quit cards...

Post date: March 15, 2017

Employees for the City of Dryden are doing their jobs in a safe manner! 2016 showed no lost time injuries for City employees. Councillor Martin MacKinnon says that the addition of a full time...

Post date: March 15, 2017

Nishnawbe-Aski Police with the help of Ontario Provincial Police have identified the body of a man found in Slate Falls First Nation.Police say on Monday, March 13th, 38 year old Christopher...

Post date: March 14, 2017

Infrastructure funding is starting to flow to northwestern Ontario municipalities. Machin is receiving $51,563 in federal funding for the purchase of a new Handi-Transit bus. The replacement...

Post date: March 14, 2017

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