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The Ontario Liberals say they want to ensure the twinning of Highway 17, west of Kenora is done right. Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca says that's why the project hasn't started, noting...

Post date: September 23, 2017

Provincial Police are stepping up recruitment efforts in northwestern Ontario. A day-long policing symposium is taking place next Saturday in Kenora. Sergeant Jen Nolet says they'll be running...

Post date: September 23, 2017

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is now into its second year. But only this past week, did it address a parliamentary committee on Indigenous people for...

Post date: September 23, 2017

"Senator Beyak's most recent comments continue to show her own ignorance towards Indigenous history and lack of respect for the common goal of reconciliation."That is a recent quote...

Post date: September 22, 2017

Teaming up out west to send a message.Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Saint John Mayor Don Darling hosting a joint news conference to talk about their support for Energy East.The project seems...

Post date: September 22, 2017

Summer-like temperatures for the first day of Fall. Nadine Powell from the Weather Network says temperatures should remain near normal for the next couple of weeks. Powell says we'll see the...

Post date: September 22, 2017

Not much change in the Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation leadership. Esther Pitchenese has been re-elected Chief. Pitchenese took the popular vote during band elections Thursday. Lana Kooshet,...

Post date: September 22, 2017

A nuisance bear report in Dryden. The public is being warned of a bear spotted on Sandy Beach Road. The animal was last seen in the bush between Sandy Beach and Elsie Drive off McMillan...

Post date: September 22, 2017

The Chief of the Dryden Police Service says his officers are putting a heavy emphasis on drug and crime prevention programs. Doug Palson says they have implemented a number of programs, including...

Post date: September 22, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is starting to wind down operations in British Columbia. There are now 136-personnel working in B.C., along with 10,000 lengths of hose, 203 pump...

Post date: September 22, 2017

Its a huge milestone for the Kenora Catholic District School Board, which oversees operations at St. John in Red Lake. The Board has now surpassed $100,000 donated to the Terry Fox Foundation...

Post date: September 22, 2017

The fall out continues for Dryden Senator Lynn Beyak in the wake of her recent comments regarding First Nations.Beyak has been removed from all Senate committees; the Red Chamber's agriculture,...

Post date: September 22, 2017
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Northwestern Ontario is well represented in hurricane relief efforts in Florida.Currently, workers from Dryden, Kenora, Thunder Bay, Nipigon and Fort Frances are in Florida attempting to restore...

Post date: September 22, 2017

The community came together to support a good cause. Earlier this week was the Fuel Good Day at the Red River Co-op in Dryden. Five cents from every litre of fuel purchased on Tuesday was donated to...

Post date: September 22, 2017

Some good news if you're a residential user of natural gas. Union Gas has received approval from the Ontario Energy Board to lower rates starting October 1st. Northwestern Ontario will get a 2...

Post date: September 22, 2017

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