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Creating a Community Well Being Plan to address such issues as addictions, mental health and homelessness in the Dryden area won't happen overnight. So says Steering Committee Co-Chair Ann Tkachyk...

Post date: February 17, 2018

The Dryden Winter Festival is here with a "Hometown Proud" theme. The event features delicious food and fun activities including a pancake breakfast, sled rides, skating and a winter shelter...

Post date: February 17, 2018

Don't rule out Patrick Brown just yet.Brown has officially registered to get his his old job back as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party.His name is listed in the Elections...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A Vermilion Bay area man has been slapped with a $2,000 fine after pleading guilty to two counts of unlawfully causing the placement of a structure. Court heard that sometime between May 1st and...

Post date: February 16, 2018

Two men from Burlington have been fined a total of $3,500 for hunting offences northeast of Ignace. Kevan Johnson has pleaded guilty for careless use of a firearm, while Jeffrey Czuba did the same...

Post date: February 16, 2018

The City of Dryden is about to conduct structural repairs to the Highlands Bridge on Palker Road. The work is expected to start on Monday and last until March 9th. No closures are anticipated,...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A new session of the Ontario Legislature begins next week, but don't expect Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell to be in attendance. Campbell has announced on Facebook that she has just had her...

Post date: February 16, 2018

Lac Seul First Nation Chief Clifford Bull is looking to make history. Bull is the first candidate to ever be nominated in the new provincial riding of Kiiwetinoong. The long time Indigenous...

Post date: February 16, 2018

It's being called the first-of-its-kind family medical residency program in Canada. Fort Hope First Nation is working with Matawa First Nations and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine to bring...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A one-of-a-kind event will be coming to the Red Lake Winter Carnival. "Bob Boating" will be taking place on Howey Bay on Saturday and entry is $20 per team. Organizer Robert Partridge says two...

Post date: February 16, 2018

The federal government's own deadline to legalize recreational marijuana is now up in smoke. Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says the final vote in the Senate is scheduled for early June...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A long term care facility in northwestern Ontario has been put on notice. An order of non-compliance has been issued to the Rainycrest Long Term Care facility in Fort Frances by the provincial...

Post date: February 16, 2018

The province has provided some direction to local communities concerning the October 22nd municipal elections.The nomination period is now about five months shorter this year, compared to the 2014...

Post date: February 16, 2018

Provincial Police have laid charges following a sexual assault investigation in Kenora. As a result, 71-year-old Claude Turcotte of Kenora has been arrested. OPP says Turcotte is charged with...

Post date: February 16, 2018
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The figure skating community in northwestern Ontario is still buzzing following the Olympic performance of Balmertown's Eric Radford and partner Meaghan Duhamel.Radford is expected to return to...

Post date: February 15, 2018

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