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A Minnesota man has been hit with a hefty fine for starting a small forest fire on Lake of the Woods. Timothy Brown of St. Paul has pleaded guilty to starting a fire without a permit and ordered...

Post date: March 09, 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne says the provincial hydro rate reduction plan will benefit First Nations communities. She says they will be removing distribution and delivery charges from hydro bills for...

Post date: March 09, 2017

A strike has narrowly been averted at ParaMed Home Health in Dryden, Red Lake and Ear Falls. About 30-Unifor members have voted 60% in favour of a two year contract. Local National...

Post date: March 09, 2017

Safe drinking water and year-round road access are just two priorities identified by member Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities. Chiefs and officials have wrapped up a two day Infrastructure Summit...

Post date: March 09, 2017

Lakehead University's ninth Chancellor is former Thunder Bay MPP Lyn McLeod. She says her first priority is reaching out to First Nations communities to understand their post-secondary needs....

Post date: March 09, 2017

Another big donation for the CT Scan Renewal Fund at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. Wabigoon Lake Bingo dropped off a cheque for $20,000 on Wednesday. Fundraising efforts are underway to...

Post date: March 09, 2017

Red Lake OPP are advising motorists to stay off some area ice roads after three separate incidents. Wednesday, OPP investigated two separate incidents where motor vehicles broke through the ice on...

Post date: March 09, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police in Fort Frances have released more details about two people found dead in Lakeview Trailer Park.Police say the victims have been identified as 66 year old Carol Affleck and...

Post date: March 08, 2017

A Kenora man has been fined $3,500 for the careless discharge of a firearm.Alexander Bowlin pleaded guilty and was fined for firing a high-powered rifle at a moose decoy on a road north of Dryden...

Post date: March 08, 2017

30 members of Unifor employed by ParaMed Home Health in Dryden, Red Lake and Ear Falls will vote on a tentative contract Wednesday night. The two sides sat down with a mediator on Monday in one...

Post date: March 08, 2017

Those looking to travel west are now in luck. Highway 1 has finally re-opened at the Ontario/Manitoba boundary to Winnipeg after being closed for several hours due to blizzard conditions....

Post date: March 08, 2017

Unifor is providing the Hoshizaki House in Dryden with $2,000. The money is part of a $146,000 donation to 73 crisis centres across Canada to recognize International Women's Day. The union says...

Post date: March 08, 2017

The Dryden and District Museum continues to work with the City on a new long-term strategy. The facility is now open three days a week on a temporary basis. Chief Administrative Officer Ernie...

Post date: March 08, 2017

CKDR News is taking an in-depth look this week at the importance of securing a new CT Scan Unit at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. Emergency Room Doctor Riaan Bester says a full functioning CT...

Post date: March 08, 2017

It's tax time again and that means scammers are out in full force trying to take advantage of you. Canada Revenue Agency Spokesperson Desmond Arsenault is warning that if you receive an email,...

Post date: March 08, 2017

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