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A slight drop to the number of people in Ontario receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits. Statistics Canada says a total of 137-thousand Ontarians received benefits in May, a thousand less...

Post date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 08:43

Harbourfest in Kenora is still a couple of days away, but it's already a box office success. Friday night's concert featuring Big Sugar and Our Lady Peace is already sold out. Dave Blake is the...

Post date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 08:39

An 18 year old Hamilton man faces charges following a single vehicle accident east of Upsala. The OPP say an eastbound Subaru Outback left the Trans-Canada Monday afternoon and swerved into the...

Post date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 08:29

CN is reporting a drop in earnings. The railway says net income for the past three months reached 858-million dollars, a drop of 30 million over the same period last year. Shipments of forest...

Post date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 08:26

Dryden Police are looking into three reports of theft. A resident on David Avenue reported that his garage had been entered which damaged the door and an extension ladder, step ladder and two tool...

Post date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 08:25

The Alzheimer Society for the Kenora-Rainy River District is looking for old MP3 units or iPods. They are for a music project started this year. Fundraising and events coordinator intern, Abbey...

Post date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:44

Dryden Police are investigating two instances in the city. On Sunday afternoon police received reports of two people in a White Ford truck towing a trailer that was stealing fuel from vehicles that...

Post date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:38

The type of rail car involved in the Lac Megantic explosion in 2013 will no longer be transporting crude oil by this November. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau says that's 16 months ahead of...

Post date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:33

The OPP is doing some restructuring at it's detachments in northwestern Ontario. The Pickle Lake Detachment is being downgraded to a satellite office, with administrative support coming from Sioux...

Post date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:25

Tenders for the new school in Sioux Lookout will be opened early next month. The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says it will begin looking at the bids on August 9th. Dean Carrie says...

Post date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:20

Transport Canada is looking into a plane crash near Marathon. The OPP say they were contacted by the pilot of the the aircraft after it went down on Jim Lake, about 8 kilometers north of Marathon...

Post date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:38

Online shopping of alcohol is now possible through the LCBO.LCBO.com opens up the availability of more than 5-thousand products that can be delivered to one's home through Canada Post for an...

Post date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:36

Some new travel options for northwestern Ontario residents out of Winnipeg. NewLeaf Travel Company, in partnership with B-C based Flair Air, is now servicing eleven communities including Winnipeg...

Post date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 08:57

An agreement to expand open trade within Canada is coming in the next few months. That's after the Premiers reached an agreement in principle at recent Council of the Federation meetings in the...

Post date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 08:54

Science North is coming to the Dryden Library on Thursday from 1 to 4pm for a Family Game Time Event! The program is a beneficial way that's also fun for kids to keep learning over the summer...

Post date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 08:44

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