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The House of Commons Health Committee continues to seek input on proposed federal marijuana legislation, while the province does its own thing.Last week, CKDR News asked if you agree with a decision...

Post date: September 18, 2017

Federal politicians are returning to Ottawa Monday for a fresh session of Parliament. Kenora MP Bob Nault feels the Trudeau government has made a lot of progress over the past two years,...

Post date: September 18, 2017

The new lab operation for the Dingwall Medical Clinic will remain in the same location. As of October 2nd, LifeLabs will be providing blood withdrawal for patients of the clinic as they will be...

Post date: September 15, 2017

The District of Kenora Unincorporated Areas Ratepayers Association continues its campaign to offer vote by mail for the next Kenora District Services Board elections. President Jack McKenzie...

Post date: September 15, 2017
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A group of volunteers in Sioux Lookout has once again made an effort to clean-up garbage from area waterways. The Sioux Lookout Eco Divers conducted a collection dive on Lac Seul near the...

Post date: September 15, 2017

The fight is on to preserve Cameron Island in Red Lake. A request has been made to re-zone the island to allow for recreational or private development. Kathleen Tetlock spoke against the...

Post date: September 15, 2017

Red Lake area residents will lace up the runners Sunday for the 37th Annual Terry Fox Run. Registration for the fundraiser starts at noon at Centennial Park. The run starts at 1:00pm....

Post date: September 15, 2017

Enrolment is up at Northwest Catholic District schools. The actual numbers from the start of a new school year have been released. St. Joseph's in Dryden and St. Michael's in Fort Frances saw...

Post date: September 15, 2017

A Red Lake artist is putting her art up against some of the best in all of North America. Cheryl Wilson Smith is a finalist in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Canada online competition. She...

Post date: September 15, 2017

Ontario's Energy Minister admits they have to do a better job promoting their new hydro savings programs. Glenn Thibeault was in Kenora Friday morning to talk about their Fair Hydro Plan. He...

Post date: September 15, 2017

Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak from Dryden continues to face sharp criticism over comments in the open letter released earlier this month. In the lengthy letter, Beyak suggested that Indigenous...

Post date: September 15, 2017

It's going to be a chilly weekend across northwestern Ontario. Bill Laidlaw of Signal Weather Services says the rain is expected to Fall on a consistent basis for the next 24 hours, plus...

Post date: September 15, 2017

The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are gearing up for the start of a new season as well as their Annual fundraising golf tournament. The Martin Anderson Memorial is set for September 23rd at Anderson's...

Post date: September 15, 2017

A chance to test drive a brand new vehicle and support a great cause at the same time. The Dryden Dingwall Ford 'Drive One For Your Community' event Saturday from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Jeff...

Post date: September 15, 2017

If you want to learn more about what happens in the Experimental Lakes Area, west of Vermilion Bay, now is your chance. The facility is holding its annual Fall Open House from 10am to 3pm on...

Post date: September 15, 2017

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