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Hydro One continues to replace aging equipment in northwestern Ontario. There is now a planned outage for parts of Wabigoon Lake First Nation as well an area between Dinorwic and Borups Corner...

Post date: November 13, 2018

The Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre Foundation has reached a key fundraising goal thanks to a large group of enthusiastic lady curlers. The Foundation has received $75,000 from the Annual...

Post date: November 13, 2018

The MPP for Kiiwetinoong is asking the provincial government to throw its full support behind a proposed energy transmission line for northwestern Ontario. The Wataynikaneyap transmission line...

Post date: November 13, 2018
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Even though Canada and the United States have reached a new trade deal, 20% softwood lumber tariffs remain in place. Unifor Local National representative Stephen Boon is urging the Canadian...

Post date: November 13, 2018

Standard Insurance in Dryden is stepping to the plate to ensure area children have a healthy meal and a great start to their day. Dani Frechette was a guest on the CKDR Morning Show Tuesday and...

Post date: November 13, 2018

The Kenora District Services Board is hoping to work with area organizations and groups to improve the well being of youth in Dryden. Chief Administrative Officer Henry Wall says there's a lot of...

Post date: November 13, 2018

Ontario's Finance Minister will provide an economic update on Thursday. An Independent Commission previously stated the PC government has inherited a $15-billion deficit, while the debt has now...

Post date: November 13, 2018

Wilson's Business Solutions has made a donation in support of the CT Scan Renewal Fund at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. Tim Dashney and Sheila Wilson presented the Health Services Foundation...

Post date: November 13, 2018

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board has been recognized for its work to improve Indigenous education. The public board has received the Indspire Nurturing Capacity: Documenting Community...

Post date: November 12, 2018

"Wellness Rocks". That's the theme of a major interactive Youth Health Fair being held Tuesday at the Dryden Native Friendship Centre. Diabetes Nurse Slyvia Bergman says a number of topics...

Post date: November 12, 2018

Some of us are still trying to adjust to Daylight Savings Time, so is it time that we say good-bye to the practice? A recent CKDR News Poll found that 75% of respondents are in support of the move...

Post date: November 12, 2018

Kenora MP Bob Nault says the end of World War I is where Canada really came out as a nation and showed its strength on the international stage. This is the 100th Anniversary of the conflict and...

Post date: November 12, 2018

If you like to take a drink now and again, get ready to be paying more. An automatic escalating tax on spirits, wine and beer takes effect next April. Jan Westcott is the President and Chief...

Post date: November 12, 2018

A number of Dryden residents will have to find ways to keep busy and warm on Sunday. Hydro One has announced a power outage, impacting more than 5,000 customers. The lights will be out from 8:...

Post date: November 12, 2018
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An amazing turnout Sunday for Remembrance Day events in Dryden. There was no room to move at a morning ceremony and evening banquet at the Royal Canadian Legion, and hundreds braved the cold...

Post date: November 12, 2018

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