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Twitter and Facebook have suddenly become a key crime fighting tool for police.Dryden Police Chief Rob Davis says the recent terrorist attack in Ottawa was a great example of how social media can...

A fundraising effort is underway to help pay for a trip to Quebec.The Dryden High School grade 11-12 French immersion class will be making the trip next February.The first fundraiser is a pancake...

The third quarter of the year was a profitable one for Domtar.The company is reporting net earnings of $281-million or $4.33 per share.That's up from $40-million in the second quarter.Net...

Children often have a hard time understanding tragic incidents like the one in Ottawa this week and parents are often faced with a lot of questions.Child psychologist Dr. Ken Ekstrand says parents...

'Stand On Guard For Thee'.That's what local cadets and veterans will do Saturday at the Dryden Cenotaph.Veterans will be guarding War Momuments in communities across the country in...

The opposition is speaking out against a bill aimed at lowering insurance rates.Bill 15 proposes measures that cuts costs attributed to rates.Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says it's...

Kevin Kahoot is seeking another term as Mayor of Ear Falls.He's hoping to continue to move the town forward and his priority is keeping costs down.Kahoot stresses economic development is his main...

Ron Bergman is looking to unseat Kevin Kahoot as Mayor of Ear Falls.Bergman says his vision is a progressive, prosperous and safe community that is always looking for economic opportunities.He says...

Election day is just around the corner and that has prompted another reminder about voting for School Board trustees.Several people in the unorganized area haven't received voting kits because of...

The MP for Kenora calls Kevin Vickers a true Canadian hero.Greg Rickford is commenting on the actions of his friend and Sergeant-At-Arms after Vickers eliminated the threat of a terrorist attack...

Canada Post is gearing up for what it expects to be a record-breaking holiday season.It's expecting shipments of parcels to increase with more Canadians opting to do their holiday shopping online...

Public comment is now being accepted on a federal environmental assessment of New Gold's planned open-pit gold mine north of Barwick.The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting the...

CIBC is out with the results of a new survey of Canadian businessmen and women.It finds 8 in 10 claim their financial situation is the same or better since they quit working for someone else and made...

The regional coordinator for heath care services is looking to fill vacancies on its board of directors.  The North West Community Care Access Centre will require four new directors in 2015...

A Conservative MPP wants to help stem the growing abuse of pain medications across the province.Vic Fedeli has introduced a private member's bill at Queen's Park that he says will give health...

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