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The Dryden Police Service are reporting damage done to multiple vehicles near the Pool and Fitness Centre on Saturday night.Police say a 2017 white Ford pickup truck and a 2010 grey Ford pickup truck...

Post date: October 23, 2017

The boil water advisory in the community of Balmertown has been rescinded. The advisory was originally put in place on Thursday and was caused by a power failure which caused a loss of...

Post date: October 23, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout are reporting a drug bust in that community. On Friday, October 20th the OPP, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the Northwest Region Emergency...

Post date: October 23, 2017

Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout have called off the search for a missing man. OPP say the individual has been identified and located and there are no concerns for his safety. The search for...

Post date: October 23, 2017

Another milestone for New Gold. The company says it has now achieved commercial production at its open pit mine north of Barwick. New Gold officials say they are processing at least 60% of...

Post date: October 23, 2017

We are entering week number two in a province-wide College strike. The last time the Ontario Public Service Employees Union and the College Employer Council sat down was October 15th. The union...

Post date: October 23, 2017

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says it has seen an enrolment spike in French immersion programs at high schools in Dryden and Kenora. Spokesperson Ann McDonald says they are moving...

Post date: October 23, 2017

The Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce is taking a wait and see approach on a Federal plan to cut the small business tax rate to 9%. Spokesperson Charla Robinson says business...

Post date: October 23, 2017

Bio-mass and wood processing facilities are expected to bring jobs to the northern community of Whitesand First Nation . The community's Chief says they have received funding to establish a new...

Post date: October 23, 2017

A tough road trip for the Kenora 'AAA' Midget Thistles. The Thistles spent the weekend in Portage La Prairie for the League Showcase tournament and lost both games they played. Sunday, the...

Post date: October 23, 2017

More money for Lakehead University researchers. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council is kicking in $2.3 million in funding. It's so LU researchers can conduct...

Post date: October 22, 2017

You can check out videos by our region's French-language speakers that look back on the past 150 years. Starting in November, Thunder Bay, Geraldton, Dryden, and Red Lake will host...

Post date: October 22, 2017

The Northern Ontario Policy Institute is out with its 4th Annual report and all signs point to the need for improved partnerships and collaborations. The document focuses on new ideas and...

Post date: October 21, 2017

It was a record breaking day in two local communities on Friday. Dryden reached 22.8-degrees, eclipsing the old mark of 19.5. Fort Frances was once again the hot spot at 25.8-degrees. The...

Post date: October 21, 2017

Four people are facing charges after a drug bust in a northern First Nation. Nishnawbe Aski Police Service seized $930 worth of methamphetamine, along with drug supplies, $190 in cash, and a...

Post date: October 21, 2017

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