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The federal government is committed to driving down tobacco use in the Canadian population by five per cent by 2035.As part of that approach, the government announced public consultations on...

Post date: June 24, 2018

The Dryden Regional Health Centre has wrapped up their annual general meeting. This means that when the Board of Directors meet next time, there may be some new faces. Chief Executive Officer...

Post date: June 22, 2018

Another school year is in the books, but that's not stopping Confederation College from looking ahead. Dryden and Sioux Lookout Campus Director Angelina Anderson says they are now accepting...

Post date: June 22, 2018

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout has launched a new text messaging alert system. By subscribing to the service, users will receive text messages from the Recreation and Culture Department on a...

Post date: June 22, 2018

An economic think tank is disputing the need for a $15 minimum wage. The Fraser Institute has released a new report that shows that 91% of people affected by a higher minimum wage are teenagers or...

Post date: June 22, 2018

***Update: Stolen vehicle has now been recovred. Dryden Police thank the public for their help.Dryden Police need your help to locate a stolen maroon coloured Suzuki Sidekick.The jeep has a winch on...

Post date: June 22, 2018

The Tbaytel for Good Community Fund Spring campaign has ended with six regional projects receiving a total of $14,000. Brand Communication Co-ordinator Laura Foulds says they received 56-...

Post date: June 22, 2018

Three organizations are welcoming a financial donation from the Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation. Rotary is providing $15,000 for the Hoshizaki House to purchase various furnishings for bedrooms...

Post date: June 22, 2018

"Colour Our Streets With Hope" is the theme of Sunday's 5-kilometre walk or run in Red Lake in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Registrations are still being accepted and the public is...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A 29-year-old man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Fort Frances. Provincial Police were dispatched to a 911 call of a robbery in progress at a business on Wednesday, just before...

Post date: June 22, 2018

North Spirit Lake First Nation is still not threatened from a large fire burning just 8-kilometres southeast of the far north community. The blaze is now at 6,466 hectares in size. Officials...

Post date: June 22, 2018

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is asking all graduating students to stay safe and be responsible this weekend. A number of youth are celebrating the end of high school and Susan MacAskill urges...

Post date: June 22, 2018

The theft and recovery of a Kenora District Services Board vehicle is under investigation in Dryden. City Police say a 2014 Chevy Silverado was stolen on Tuesday. The vehicle was found...

Post date: June 22, 2018

The Dryden Regional Health Centre has reached its $1-million goal to secure a new CT Scan Unit. Chief Executive Officer Wade Petranik is thanking the entire community and surrounding area for...

Post date: June 21, 2018

One weather record set in northwestern Ontario Wednesday and that was in Red Lake. At 3 o'clock, the temperature reached 35.3, smashing the 33.9 high marker set back in 1995. It will be another...

Post date: June 21, 2018

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