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A major facelift for the Red Lake Municipal Airport is coming.The Federal government has announced more than $10-million for upgrades to the facility.The money will be used to rehabilitate the runway...

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A Calgary man has been charged with transporting illegal smokes following a traffic stop on the Kenora By-pass.Provincial Police stopped a vehicle on Highway 17A on Tuesday afternoon and officers...

Post date: April 12, 2018

A Fort Frances man says the provincial NDP has been giving him the silent treatment since disqualifying him as a candidate. Matt Soprovich has been told he can't run because of photos posted a...

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A Lakehead University study on Ontario's minimum wage increase suggests it's putting 1,100 jobs at risk in the area. An official with Restaurants Canada, James Rilett notes the study indicates...

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Salaries for Hydro One executives are once again in the spotlight in the Ontario Legislature. Progressive Conservative critic Vic Fedeli says he wants to know why the President/CEO of the...

Post date: April 12, 2018

An overnight stay in Kenora will soon cost you more. The City is planning to impose a 4% tax on any room rented in a hotel, motel or B...

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It was a time to remember the soldiers who fought for our freedom during the First World World as well as those who continue to serve. A special ceremony was held Wednesday night at the Legion...

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Provincial Police in northwestern Ontario continue to crack down on the trafficking of crystal meth. The latest bust took place in Red Lake Tuesday, where about 24-grams of the drug was seized...

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A plan to help kick-start economic development in northern Ontario is part of a new federal government plan. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says part of the so-called growth strategy is to help...

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The provincial government continues to modernize the Mining Act. Claims can now be made online, meaning the prospector doesn't have to go to the actual site to claim the property. Garry Clark...

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25 year old Dayna Brons, Trainer of the Humboldt Broncos, died Wednesday afternoon bringing the death toll from the Saskatchewan tragedy to 16.Brons family confirmed her death in a statement...

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Area residents are being warned of a new door-to-door scam.A Dryden resident contacted CKDR News regarding a visit he received from someone posing as a municipal water treatment contractor.The...

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Mark Zuckerberg says he's sorry and is vowing to do better. Speaking to a United States Senate Committee the head of Facebook promised he will make sure to protect your privacy on the social...

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It is one of Canada's most celebrated military victories and it will be recognized in Dryden Wednesday night. A 101st Battle of Vimy Ridge Anniversary ceremony is being held at the Legion....

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Matt Soprovich is out in the race to become the NDP candidate in the Kenora-Rainy River Riding. The party is not allowing the Fort Frances resident to run for the upcoming provincial election....

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