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In an anti-climatic decision, Dryden Council wasted little time Thursday to vote unanimously in favour of proceeding with an OPP costing study.Council stressed they must do their due dilengence and...

Post date: June 22, 2017

Time is running out to take advantage of discounted entry into the Dryden Hockey School. Early-bird pricing concludes on June 30th and you can register at the Pool and Fitness Centre. Head...

Post date: June 22, 2017

A good news, bad news sort of budget for the Kenora Catholic District School Board, which oversees operations at St. John School in Red Lake. Trustees have approved $28-million in spending for...

Post date: June 22, 2017

A report on wait times released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information is an encouraging one for the Dryden Regional Health Centre. The statistics show the hospital is ahead of the...

Post date: June 22, 2017
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With another school year closing, the Keewaytinook Okimakinak School Board is out promoting its healthy partnership with the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board. The KO board is based out of...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Dryden Regional Health Centre Board of Directors has elected a new Chair. Karen Seeley takes over from Sandra Boyko. Seeley says this is her last year on the Board and notes she's happy to...

Post date: June 22, 2017

Canada's big party is just over a week away! 150 celebrations will be held across the country on July 1st and everything in Dryden is happening at Van Horne Landing and the Victoria Dock. The...

Post date: June 22, 2017

Confederation College students in Sioux Lookout are celebrating their graduation. 17 students received their diploma at a Wednesday ceremony. One of the college's successful grads was Kirk...

Post date: June 22, 2017

An upcoming road closure to be aware of in Dryden. Union Gas will have the intersection of Van Horne Avenue and Parkdale Road closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, June 26th from 6:30 in the...

Post date: June 21, 2017

Plans to expand the local food network continue. Andrea Habinski is the Community Coordinator of the Dryden-based Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op and she is looking at a regional plan to address the...

Post date: June 21, 2017

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is extending the hours at some of its stores in advance of a potential labour dispute. Beginning Thursday, some stores will open as early as 9:00am and close as...

Post date: June 21, 2017
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A remote northern First Nation is reporting a suicide crisis and a state of emergency. Leanne Nicholson is a Dryden-based social worker and she is currently in Wapekeka. Nicholson was...

Post date: June 21, 2017

The LED street light conversation project is underway in Dryden. Work started Monday on Highway 17 by Lough Electric and two crews are now in the process of replacing almost 1,200 lights....

Post date: June 21, 2017

Communities across northwestern Ontario are recognizing National Aboriginal Day Wednesday. In Dryden, everything is happening at the Memorial Arena from noon until three. There will be...

Post date: June 21, 2017

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is closing Farlinger Park and Town Beach for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Manager of Corporate Services Brian MacKinnon says the move is to ensure the safety of...

Post date: June 21, 2017

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