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A familiar face is returning to the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board. Barb Gauthier has been sworn in as a Trustee for the Sioux Lookout area. Gauthier is a former Trustee and was...

Post date: September 15, 2017

Summer Learning programs seem to be increasing in popularity. The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says this year they had about 100 students enrolled in three programs in Dryden, Ear Falls...

Post date: September 15, 2017

A strike mandate by faculty and staff of Ontario's 24 colleges, including Confederation, has been given to the Ontario Public Services Employees Union, just as students head back to class. The...

Post date: September 15, 2017

Local communities are now being encouraged to take advantage of the Aviva Community Fund. Projects and ideas that will greatly enhance community living will be considered for more than $1-million...

Post date: September 15, 2017

A new scam to report in our area.Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services in Dryden notified the CKDR Newsroom Thursday of an email scam.The sender name was Federal-Court and the subject said "You...

Post date: September 14, 2017

The Weather Network has released its Fall forecast for our area. Meteorologist Nadine Powell says temperatures will be mild for a good chunk of Fall. Powell says we won't be seeing any snow...

Post date: September 14, 2017

The City of Dryden wants to hear from local residents about the deer population. A committee has been established to investigate nuisance deer complaints and Chief Administrative Officer Ernie...

Post date: September 14, 2017

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help a Dryden man. Last month, the life of George Adams was changed when doctors amputated his right leg to above the knee after a serious infection. Chris...

Post date: September 14, 2017
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A new look for the Dryden Regional Health Centre. The hospital has completely overhauled its website and is out with a new and improved version. Director of Stakeholder Engagement and Relations...

Post date: September 14, 2017

The Northwest Catholic District School Board believes they have improved student safety and pedestrian and traffic flow around Sacred Heart School in Sioux Lookout. A number of changes were...

Post date: September 14, 2017

A new safer pier, dock and boat launch is now in place in Pickle Lake thanks to federal government funding.Kenora MP Bob Nault attended a ribbon cutting ceremony in the community Wednesday.The...

Post date: September 13, 2017

The Ontario Provincial Police have charged an OPP officer and a woman for assault.Police say the charges come from an incident on September 8th where the officer was off-duty.Officers say the...

Post date: September 13, 2017

It was a record breaking day in two local communities on Tuesday. The thermometer hit 28.4 in Dryden. The old mark was 28.3 set in 1976. Ear Falls reached 28.9, eclipsing the old record of...

Post date: September 13, 2017

Dryden High School is looking for volunteer support. There are a number of vacancies in coaching, managing or assisting with several extracurricular activities. Interested candidates can submit...

Post date: September 13, 2017

Over $42,000 worth of drugs has been seized in Attawapiskat First Nation. Nishnawbe Aski Police have arrested a 30-year-old Attawapiskat man after officers seized Methamphetamine and Oxycodone...

Post date: September 13, 2017

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