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A very successful 'Stuff a Cruiser' event in Dryden. City Police, Provincial Police, EMS staff and Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officers teamed up Saturday to help Christmas Cheer...

Post date: December 05, 2016

The Dryden Fire Service responded to a large vehicle fire over the weekend. After being dispatched by a 911 call, fire crews say they found a tractor trailer unit on fire at a Sandy Beach Road...

Post date: December 05, 2016

The Ministry of Transportation is investigating a December 2nd incident at the Pickle Lake airport. The MTO will only say that an aircraft received damage to the tip of its wing. However,...

Post date: December 05, 2016

To start the school year before or after Labour Day?! That's the question School Boards in the Kenora-Rainy River Districts want answered in a new on-line survey. Carol Hron is a Superintendent...

Post date: December 05, 2016

A yuletide tradition is back for the Khartum Shriners in Dryden. The organization is now selling its Christmas Cakes. There are three, one pound cakes in every box and the cost is only $20....

Post date: December 05, 2016

New Prospect School is asking Dryden residents to help them extend a helping hand in assisting Brad West and his family in the fight against a rare cancer. Mary Trist was a guest on the CKDR...

Post date: December 05, 2016
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A partnership between Tbaytel and the City of Dryden has resulted in new in-building WiFi service at the Memorial Arena. Tbaytel says it has invested in the installation of completely accessible...

Post date: December 05, 2016

A provincial move to ban smoking on all hospital property on January 1st, 2018 is being received well here at home. In a CKDR News survey, 54% agreed with the move. 18% said 2018 isn't soon...

Post date: December 05, 2016

The entire region will soon be covered in a deep blanket of snow. Snowfall warnings are already in place in Red Lake, Ear Falls and Kenora. CKDR Meterologist Bill Laidlaw says over the next...

Post date: December 05, 2016

Tbay Tel says it will be expanding its For Good program in 2017. Company spokesperson Laura Faulds says they will be launching the Good Community program next month. She says non-profit groups...

Post date: December 05, 2016

A 'Fairytale' truly came true for the Dryden Kinsmen, as another successful Santa Claus parade is in the books. Ryan Graham and Brad Coles were guests on the CKDR Morning Show Monday and stated...

Post date: December 05, 2016

Shaw Communications is giving an explanation following the closure of CJBN in Kenora. A Shaw Spokesperson reached out to the Acadia Newsroom to confirm the closure and give more details. In a...

Post date: December 03, 2016

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board has launched a new application process for employment opportunities. The Board says 'Apply to Education' provides a paperless application system that...

Post date: December 03, 2016

The Dryden Recreation Extension and Modification Committee is thanking the community for their support in the recent Aviva Fund on-line competition. The group fell short in its goal of advancing...

Post date: December 03, 2016

The Dryden Police Service has launched emergency text service in the community. The initiative is a partnership with the Owen Sound Police Department. By registering for the service, you will...

Post date: December 03, 2016

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