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The first and only composting facility in northwestern Ontario is set to open this Summer. The Eco Depot facility will operate in Thunder Bay and is expected to receive 30,000 tonnes of organic...

Post date: March 13, 2017

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board is looking for parent input on child care. Starting in September, all schools boards in the province will have to provide before and after school care...

Post date: March 13, 2017

Kenora MP Bob Nault says they need cooperation on both sides of the border to clean-up the Rainy-Lake of the Woods watershed. Nault says it's important to not duplicate work that is already being...

Post date: March 13, 2017

While Canadians overwhelming disapprove of US President Donald Trump's behaviour as President, they approve of certain policies more than those of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.That's one of...

Post date: March 12, 2017

The goal of ending boil water advisories in First Nations communities is on track according to the Trudeau government. Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says the government hasn't lost...

Post date: March 10, 2017

The provincial government is being accused of leaving medium-sized businesses out of its latest hydro rate reduction plan. Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the Nickle Lake Lumber Company...

Post date: March 10, 2017

General Surgeon Dr. George Rabbat says a new CT Scan Unit is a critical part of daily operations at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. A massive fundraising campaign is underway and Rabbat says...

Post date: March 10, 2017

The provincial government is preparing for another busy summer in northern Ontario. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry plans to hire more than 2,000 summer students in various...

Post date: March 10, 2017

There are a number of calls in Ottawa for the resignation of Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak. Beyak is under fire for some positive comments made about Canada's Residential School system during a...

Post date: March 10, 2017

Kenora MP Bob Nault says he's really looking forward to the March 22nd release of the Federal budget. He says the second budget of every new government is usually the one that sets the vision of...

Post date: March 10, 2017

A new Art Studio is opening its doors in downtown Dryden.The Grand Opening of Angela's Art Studio will be held from 11 until 4 Saturday at the King Street Plaza.There will be a free draw for a...

Post date: March 10, 2017

Ontario's Minister of Research, Innovation and Science believes our province is one of the international leaders in water technology. Speaking in Thunder Bay, Reza Moridi stated they have 900...

Post date: March 10, 2017

A northwestern Ontario company is issuing a voluntary recall of its bottled water products. Kakabeka Crystal says it has discovered some bacteria during recent tests. The type of bacteria...

Post date: March 10, 2017
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There are two recipients for the 8th Annual Woman of Merit Award this year. Donna Lunstrom of Red Lake and Doreen Williamson of Ear Falls were honoured Wednesday at an International Women's Day...

Post date: March 09, 2017

A 56 year-old Kenora man has been sentenced to three years in prison for a fatal snowmachine crash almost two years ago that claimed two lives. David Thorpe was handed the sentence by Justice...

Post date: March 09, 2017

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