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Three students at Dryden High School are headed to Toronto next month for the Skills Ontario provincial competition. The trio earned a trip south after recently qualifiying at the regional...

Post date: April 07, 2017

The provincial government has been given 129 recommendations to improve the police oversight system in Ontario. Justice Michael Tulloch has released his final report, based on over 1,500...

Post date: April 07, 2017

The Ontario Liberals are being accused of sitting on a report on Lyme Disease. Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the Minister of Health and Long Term Care was notified of high rates of...

Post date: April 07, 2017

The emotion, excitement and anticipation was evident at Thunder Bay airport as about 50 Hammarskjold students and teachers boarded for Vimy Ridge.  They're on their way to Toronto, then...

Post date: April 06, 2017

Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak has issued a statement thanking people for their support following her removal from the Aboriginal Peoples Committee. In the statement, obtained by Acadia News,...

Post date: April 06, 2017

A hospital fundraiser is being hosted by the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Hospital Auxiliary. The Annual Soup and Sandwich Luncheon will be happening on Friday from 11:30 to 1:30 at the Sioux Area...

Post date: April 06, 2017

Provincial Police have formally laid charges following a drug raid at a North end Kenora home around 4 o'clock this morning. The search was part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in the...

Post date: April 06, 2017

NDP MPP Michael Mantha is calling on the provincial Liberals to address health inequities in our area. Mantha says new research shows people in northern Ontario face nearly double the level of...

Post date: April 06, 2017

Some new recruits for the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service. 18 students have just graduated from the Ontario Police College in Orillia. Of the new grads, six are aboriginal candidates. They...

Post date: April 06, 2017

The Northwestern Health Unit says it will be launching a public awareness campaign this month with information on what to do if you find a used needle out in the open.There have already been some...

Post date: April 06, 2017

A 41-year-old Kenora man faces three charges following a break and enter at a Highway 17 East business. Provincial Police responded to an intrusion alarm on Tuesday and officers found the suspect...

Post date: April 06, 2017
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Provincial Police in Kenora are looking for suspects following a break and enter Monday morning at a Rabbit Lake Road business. Surveillance video shows that three men forced entry into the...

Post date: April 06, 2017

The Federal Conservatives have confirmed that Senator Lynn Beyak has been removed from the Senate Committee that oversees aboriginal issues. In a statement, Interim Leader Rona Ambrose stated the...

Post date: April 06, 2017

Provincial Police are out with some tips to prevent bears from coming into your neighbourhood this Spring. With this years mild Winter, there are already some reports of bears coming out of...

Post date: April 06, 2017

More jobs were created in northwestern Ontario last year than were lost. That's one of the key statistics from the annual Employer-One survey carried out by the Northwest Training and Adjustment...

Post date: April 05, 2017

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