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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

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking public help to identify the person responsible for shooting and abandoning a bull moose northwest of Sioux Lookout.Last Friday, Conservation...

Post date: October 20, 2017
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Police are warning of a federal offender who may be in northwestern Ontario. Provincial Police say 23-year-old Dallas Solomon is wanted on a Canada wide warrant as a result of his breach of parole...

Post date: October 20, 2017

Three area libraries are receiving some provincial dollars to keep their digital services up to date. The Red Lake Library is welcoming roughly $14,000. The library in Sioux Lookout will see...

Post date: October 20, 2017
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A great mix of Celtic and Rock music and all in support of an important cause. The Dryden Rotary Club is hosting a fundraising concert next Saturday featuring Canadian Celtic Rock Warriors the '...

Post date: October 20, 2017

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says it's up to date on all infrastructure projects at area schools. Spokesperson Steve Parker says construction of the Sioux North High School is on...

Post date: October 20, 2017

It may be hard to believe given it's the middle of October but forest fires are a concern for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. 19-new fires sparked this week, a majority caused by...

Post date: October 20, 2017

Ontario's Auditor General suggests the government has come up with a complex financing structure to keep the true costs of the 25% hydro rate reduction off the province's books.At Queen's...

Post date: October 20, 2017

The Northwestern Health Unit says it has seen an increase in the number of cases of Invasive Group A streptococcus infections and those numbers are expected to rise this Winter. Medical Officer...

Post date: October 20, 2017

Dryden Police are investigating the death of a North Bay woman. Police say the body of the 40-year-old was found Wednesday afternoon around 2 o'clock in the Flat Rock area. Police say foul play...

Post date: October 19, 2017

Unifor and Brink's Canada have reached a tentative agreement. The deal will likely avert a strike by some 800 armoured car drivers and other unionized Brink's staff in Ontario. The workers...

Post date: October 19, 2017

The heavy winds caused some problems for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Wednesday. A total of 15 new fires sparked across the northwest as a result of downed trees and hydro lines...

Post date: October 19, 2017

A Dryden man has been fined $1,000 for unlawfully dredging shore lands without a permit. Court heard that this past May, Nigel Daniels dredged the shoreline on Pronger Lake without getting...

Post date: October 19, 2017

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