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Confederation College faculty are back to work. Legislation passed over the weekend means that the strike is over, and college officials say classes will start on Tuesday. President Jim...

Post date: November 19, 2017

The nearly 6-week long college faculty strike has come to an end with the passage of back-to-work legislation. The Ontario Legislature passed the bill through its third and final reading this...

Post date: November 19, 2017

A heads-up for Confederation College students to get back to campus. With the government stepping in to try to end the faculty strike, the college says classes could resume Tuesday morning if...

Post date: November 19, 2017

New housing units are in place in Frenchman's Head. The Federal government has helped open three new triplexes, now giving nine families a place to stay. The Trudeau Liberals invested over $1....

Post date: November 19, 2017

The Northern Ontario Party is once again demanding the provincial government create a Northern Ministry of Fish and Wildlife ran by Northerners. Leader Trevor Holliday says fish and wildlife in...

Post date: November 19, 2017

It's official. Greg Rickford has received the nomination as the Progressive Conservative candidate in Kenora-Rainy River for the upcoming provincial election. The former Federal Minister of...

Post date: November 19, 2017

The final numbers are still being crunched but preliminary figures released by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry indicate it was an average year financially to fight forest fires in...

Post date: November 19, 2017
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Reports of scams and fraud continue to pour in, with more and more cases emerging on a daily basis. Denise Szachury is the Community Services Officer with the Dryden Police Service and she says...

Post date: November 19, 2017

College classes could resume Tuesday now that legislation to get college faculty back to work has passed second reading. Speaking in the Legislature today, Conservative Post-Secondary Education...

Post date: November 18, 2017

It's official, former Kenora MP Greg Rickford is the provincial Conservative candidate for the Kenora-Rainy River riding. The nomination was announced following the party's provincial...

Post date: November 18, 2017

Dryden staff are now looking for your photos showing what Dryden has to offer. The "Celebrate Dryden" Photo Contest is aimed at visually promoting the community in a bid to attract tourism and new...

Post date: November 18, 2017

The co-founder of one of the greatest rock bands of all time has passed away.Malcolm Young, who had been suffering from dementia for several years, founded legendary Australian rock band AC/DC back...

Post date: November 18, 2017

It's going to be a working weekend for the Ontario government.Legislators will be at Queen's Park throughout the weekend debating the government's back to work bill for College teachers....

Post date: November 17, 2017
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Dryden Fire Service say they responded to a chimney fire on Thursday at a house on Thunder Lake. Firefighters say they were dispatched around noon after a 911 call came from a resident who could...

Post date: November 17, 2017

A hefty fine for two American anglers following a fishing trip on Lake of the Woods. Daniel Ballard of Illinois and John Farrald of California have been ordered to pay $3,000 each for having 24-...

Post date: November 17, 2017

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