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An online petition is hoping to create new safety signs on the Kenora By-pass. Andy Bilodeau, of Kenora, started the petition after he was almost hit by a semi-trailer at the light controlled...

It's a family affair now at Dryden A&W!Randy and Taylor Nickle have purchased the business from Dennis Lawrynuik, who has retired.Randy says he made the move because he wanted to renew his...

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Provincial Police say they are trying to identify those involved in trashing the OPP Detachment and several police cruisers during a riot in Pikangikum.Sergeant Peter Leon says the incident started...

A boil water advisory has been issued in Red Lake.The notice is due to equipment failure at the Water Treatment Plant.The advisory is in place only for Red Lake and not towns within the Municipality...

Celebrating Canada's birthday!Communities across the region have a full day of activities planned for WednesdayIn Dryden, the day starts at 8:00 with a pancake breakfast at the Legion.A flag...

The public can now take a look at a draft Environmental Impact Statement for a new 500-kilovolt transmission line through Minnesota to the Manitoba boundary.Minnesota Power is proposing the 220-mile...

It's shaping up to be a good Canada Day!CKDR Meterologist Bill Laidlaw says the region is looking at a warm day, with a fair amount of afternoon cloud cover brought on by moist air.Laidlaw says...

The federal government says they are creating summer jobs for youth across the Kenora District.Minister of Employment and Social Development Pierre Poilievre is announcing 83 more summer jobs will be...

St. John's school in Red Lake will be the main focus of renovations this year for the Kenora Catholic District School Board.Director of Education, Phylis Eikre says they are building a new...

Porter Airlines has been slapped with a $150,000 fine for violations under the government's new anti-spam law.The CRTC says the company failed to comply with various requirements of the...

The Kenora-Rainy River District's Children and Family Services has received national accreditation for its Children's Mental Health Program.The four-year accreditation comes from the Canadian...

Distracted driving continues to be a major concern for municipal and provincial police.A new survey conducted by the Royal Bank finds two-thirds of us admit to driving while distracted.Auto Insurance...

Provincial Police are reminding the public to be on the lookout and report suspicious activity.The warning comes following a string of break and enters at four rural homes in the Dryden and Machin...

 A retired cop wasn't fooled by the latest scam making the rounds.A caller to the CKDR Newsroom advised us of a call he received from someone claiming to be from Visa.They asked him if he...

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The clean-up continues in Pikangikum after several police cruisers and property were damaged during a riot at the OPP Detachment on the weekend.Pictures sent to the CKDR Newsroom show several...

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