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Day #2 activities in New York City for the Dryden High School Arts Council was full of excitment Wednesday night.The students had dinner at Greenhouse 36, before enjoying some free time in Times...

Post date: May 18, 2017

Everyone from the Dryden High School Arts Council is accounted for and fine after a car plowed through a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square Thursday.The students and staff were at the Statue of...

Post date: May 18, 2017

Federal Government funding in the region! Kenora MP Bob Nault has announced funding for Wabigoon as well as Shoal Lake #40 First Nation. $27,685 will enable the Local Services Board of Wabigoon...

Post date: May 18, 2017

More flight options for people heading into northwestern Ontario from Winnipeg. Perimeter Air has just launched a new service that will include daily return flights into Sioux Lookout and Thunder...

Post date: May 18, 2017

Thunder Bay Police under scrutiny once again. First Nation leaders are frustrated with how Tammy Keeash's death was investigated. Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty...

Post date: May 18, 2017

Six schools in this region will be getting faster internet service. The Ministry of Education has announced 50 million dollars to improve broadband service to 182 schools in rural and northern...

Post date: May 18, 2017

The provincial government is going away with the Ontario Municipal Board. It intends to replace it with a Local Planning Appeals Tribunal. Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro says the new...

Post date: May 18, 2017

The provincial NDP say they are concerned that the provincial government is throwing in the towel on Ontario's softwood lumber industry. Critic Gilles Bisson says the feds seem resigned to losing...

Post date: May 18, 2017

After being out for about 7 hours, power has been restored to the Sioux Lookout and Hudson areas! The outage was caused by problems with the main transmission line from Dryden to Sioux Lookout...

Post date: May 17, 2017

There's new information in relation to the high risk take down on Tuesday May 16th. Police were alerted of a suspicious vehicle in the McDonalds parking lot with the threat of possession of a...

Post date: May 17, 2017
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Some 33 members of the Dryden High School Arts Council are in New York City this week for a Broadway and Arts trip. The group left Thunder Bay early Tuesday morning and got to the Big Apple early...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The Kenora District Services Board is applying for a provincial grant to help set-up specialized housing. Chief Administrative Officer Henry Wall says they have a number of people without a home...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says it's making progress on its mental health strategy. Mental Health Lead Candice Kerkermeier says they continue to form strong partnerships to...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The Dryden Police Services Board has serious concerns about the costs of entering into an OPP police costing study. The Board met for the first time Tuesday since an announcement of a potential...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The Northern Ontario Party has its eye on improving the mining industry. Leader Trevor Holliday says the sector will be a main plank in the next provincial election for his party. Holliday says the...

Post date: May 17, 2017

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