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The Screen for Life Coach has started its regional tour. The mobile health screening service is now in Dryden and it's expected to be here until April 19th. Lead Julia Bailey says they provide...

Post date: April 10, 2017

Construction is underway on a new 44,000 square foot Technology building at Confederation College in Thunder Bay. School President Jim Madder says he's excited to see the project get off the...

Post date: April 10, 2017

The RCMP in Manitoba have seized a large amount of marijuana following a bust at the West Hawk Lake weigh station. Late last week, a transport pulled in for a routine inspection. Police...

Post date: April 10, 2017

A campaign is underway to try and bring a spectacular fireworks show back to Wabigoon. The community's July 1st fireworks used to be famous, but the spectacle hasn't been held for roughly 17-years...

Post date: April 10, 2017

A moving ceremony at the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge during World War 1 today at the Vimy Memorial in France.Among those in attendance at today's ceremonies was the Chairman of Acadia...

Post date: April 09, 2017

The results are pretty clear as to who voters at Fort William First Nation want as their Chief, again.  Peter Collins was returned to the position with 430 votes, with Kyle MacLaurin placing a...

Post date: April 09, 2017
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A number of Dryden residents took time Saturday morning to participate in a Remembrance ceremony for the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. There will be a banquet Saturday night at 6:...

Post date: April 08, 2017

Kenora OPP and hundreds of people in the community helped The Push for Change mark a milestone as Joe Roberts prepares to leave Ontario during his 9,000 km trek across Canada to end youth...

Post date: April 08, 2017

A Progressive Conservative MPP believes northern Ontario is once again being ignored in government decisions. Ernie Hardeman is upset the Liberals have blocked a PC motion to hold a committee...

Post date: April 08, 2017

Work on the next Employer-One survey is expected to begin soon. The Northwest Training and Adjustment Board is hoping for more co-operation from the local business community in this year's survey...

Post date: April 08, 2017

After spending the winter in Thunder Bay screening people, the Screen for Life Coach is on the road again.  Heading for Dryden today, it covers from Kenora to Chapleau and north to Red Lake....

Post date: April 08, 2017

A mid-afternoon blaze has destroyed a garage on Basket Lake in Redditt, north of Kenora.The fire broke out around 3:00 prompting response from the Redditt Volunteer Fire Department, the OPP and...

Post date: April 07, 2017

The Chief Administrative Officer of the Kenora District Services Board is hoping to see the 'Homeward Bound' program expanded across the region. The Dryden-based initiative aims to provide single...

Post date: April 07, 2017

The City of Dryden will recognize the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge Saturday. There will be a ceremony at the Cenotaph at 11 o'clock and a banquet at the Legion at 6. James Ditchfield is one...

Post date: April 07, 2017

Sioux Lookout Mayor Doug Lawrance says their regional "Working Group" is aggressively pursuing several economic opportunities including the development of an East-West travel corridor. Lawrance...

Post date: April 07, 2017

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