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Kenora MP Bob Nault suggests some people might have jumped the gun on proposed federal changes to small business taxes. Nault says they are still in the discussion stage, and no final decisions...

Post date: September 13, 2017

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board has decided to fast track the renovation of Ear Falls Public School.The community will basically see a brand new school once the project is completed in...

Post date: September 13, 2017

The Canadian Association of Police Chiefs is asking the federal government to extend the July 2018 date of legalizing marijuana. Mike Serr says police need more time to prepare and train for the...

Post date: September 13, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police reported a road closure earlier today 15km west of Upsala.Officers say the closure was due to a vehicle fire.Police say emergency services are on the scene and the road has...

Post date: September 12, 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne says the government continues to work with the Matawa First Nations on an All-Weather Road into the Ring of Fire. Wynne admits that five communities still have not signed on...

Post date: September 12, 2017

Questions are being raised on when school should start in the Kenora district. A CKDR News Poll found that 75% of respondents believe school should start after the Labour Day holiday. The...

Post date: September 12, 2017

The Provincial Police are stretching their efforts to attract potential recruits. Starting Tuesday, the OPP are heading into Manitoba in a bid to find new officers. They will be holding week...

Post date: September 12, 2017

Progress is being made on the Provincial Police costing study in Dryden. A committee has been formed and members are already collecting statistics and information. Chair Ernie Remillard says...

Post date: September 12, 2017

The Harmony Centre for Community Living in Balmertown is getting provincial funding for upgrades. The Wynne government is giving the centre $45,000 to install a standby generator. In total more...

Post date: September 12, 2017

The number of forest fires burning in northwestern Ontario is on the decline. There are currently 59-active fires in the region. There were nine new fires confirmed between September 8th and...

Post date: September 12, 2017

The Ontario Provincial Police is helping ensure students at Dryden High School and Queen Elizabeth Secondary School in Sioux Lookout know how to help stop sexual violence. The OPP brought its '...

Post date: September 12, 2017
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The weekend 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run in Dryden raised more than $463. Members of the Provincial Police joined the Dryden Police Service and Dryden Community Living Saturday for the walk, car...

Post date: September 11, 2017

The Government of Canada is supporting improvements to the Minaki Community Recreation Centre. The Liberals are out with $52,500 in funding under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program...

Post date: September 11, 2017
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It was 16 years ago when the most devastating foreign attack on American soil since the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 occurred.Emergency personnel gathered Monday morning at the Dryden...

Post date: September 11, 2017

A way to strengthen the relationships between the Ontario government and Treaty Three. Minister of Children and Youth Services Michael Coteau was in Kenora last week to sign a relationship...

Post date: September 11, 2017

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