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The Town of Pickle Lake is being invaded this week. The Canadian Military is holding winter exercises and drills in and around the community. Mayor Karl Hopf says they are excited about the...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 3:43pm

The MP for Kenora now has a louder voice when it comes to forestry. The Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee, which is reviewing negotiations on a new soft wood lumber...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 3:39pm

The Annual Dryden Winter Festival is now in full swing. An action packed three days of events and activities are planned on Wabigoon Lake and at other locations around Dryden. Some of the...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 3:08pm

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath says her party is still looking for answers surrounding the failure of the Nipigon River bridge. Horwath says there are too many unknowns right now on a very...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 3:04pm

The Ontario College of Trades is encouraging parents to explore all of the options apprenticeship and the skilled trades provide. This comes on the heels of renewed calls of a severe shortage of...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 3:00pm

Three people suffered minor injuries following a two vehicle crash Friday morning, about six kilometres west of Ignace.Provincial Police say a westbound pick-up truck crossed the centre line around 8...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 1:05pm

Confederation College is helping to address the shortage of skilled workers in northwestern Ontario. Six students at its Rainy River district campus were recognized Thursday for graduating from...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 12:31pm

Three people from Shoal Lake 39 have been arrested following a drug bust in the community. Treaty 3 Police executed a search warrant at a home on Wednesday and found 234 grams of pot and a small...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 12:29pm

It was shown at the Toronto International Film Festival and now it will be shown here! The film Fire Song had many scenes shot in the Wabigoon First Nation area and the movie will be shown in the...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 9:59am

Some sobering facts from the latest study on alcohol use in the region. The Thunder Bay District Health Unit's Community Report on Alcohol show the cases of binge drinking are going up....

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 9:44am

A sentence of life in prison without parole eligibility for at least 10 years being handed down to Dennis Oland, who was convicted of killing his multimillionaire father Richard Oland in July of 2011...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 9:42am

Camping on Crown land for more than 21-days has ended up costing an Atikokan man. Patrick Sanders has been found guilty for the violation and has been fined 2-thousand dollars. The fine includes a...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 9:38am

What started as a six team, scrimmage weekend get together has now grown into one of Ontario's biggest First Nations Hockey events. 15th Anniversary celebrations were held yesterday in Dryden for...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 9:29am

OPP have located 14 year old Natasha Assin. She was found safe at around 2 o'clock AM in Naotkamegwanning First Nation (Whitefish Bay). OPP would like to thank their partners in law...

Post date: February 12, 2016 - 9:14am

Help is needed to find a missing 14 year old girl. Provincial Police say Natasha Assin was last see leaving her home in Kenora on Tuesday. Assin is of First Nations descent, standing 5 foot 5,...

Post date: February 11, 2016 - 8:23pm

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