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More road work in Dryden!Public Works says that the Duke Street Overpass will be completly closed this Saturday from 7am to 9pm.This is due to storm sewer repairs.Public Works apologizes for any...

Post date: September 30, 2016

An Igance man faces child pornography charges.Dryden OPP, with assistance from the Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, say they have arrested 24 year old Kyle Douglas Colby in Ignace for Child...

Post date: September 30, 2016

A healthy way to raise money for a trip to Churchill, Manitoba. Grade 7 and 8 students at Lillian Berg School in Vermilion Bay teamed up with a farm to school program called "Peak of the Market...

Post date: September 30, 2016

A graduate of Dryden High School has won a major provincial teaching award. Thomas Doherty was honoured this week in Toronto with the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan 'Teaching Award for Excellence...

Post date: September 30, 2016
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A fall tradition in Dryden is fast approaching. The Turkey Trot cross-country race is next Thursday at Sandy Beach. Organizer Mike Wood was a guest on the CKDR Morning Show Friday and says one...

Post date: September 30, 2016

Environment Canada is out with its forecast for October in northwestern Ontario. Meterologist Geoff Coulson says we can expect warmer than normal temperatures to continue into the fall. Coulson...

Post date: September 30, 2016

The opposition is taking exception to government claims of more savings due to cancelled green energy contracts. PC leader Patrick Brown says the Energy Minister's claim of a $2.45 saving on hydro...

Post date: September 30, 2016

A Parliamentary Committee looking at Canada Post met with local leaders yesterday (Thurs Sept 29). Dryden Mayor Greg Wilson says whatever changes they make must be able to still accommodate people...

Post date: September 30, 2016

A regional technology advisor thinks it's a wise move for Blackberry to get their phones made by another company. The one time smartphone giant has announced it will now only concentrate on...

Post date: September 30, 2016

Red Lake OPP are in need of information in a case of vandalism. Police say a highway sign at the intersection of Highway 105 and Highway 125 has been damaged. Officers also say the damage...

Post date: September 29, 2016

One woman who spoke as an intervenor in the very first hearing held by the National Energy Board into the Energy East project is angry about the prospect of having to re-do her presentation, but at...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Wasaya Airlines is sending a new, improved aircraft into service, part of major re-structuring in the company. A Bombardier Dash 8 made its inaugural flight Wednesday at the Thunder Bay airport....

Post date: September 29, 2016

The Senate Committee on the transport of crude oil has been told pipelines are good not only for the economy but also for national unity. Ross McKitrick chairs energy, ecology and prosperity at...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Ontario Works payments are going up starting on Saturday. Those who rely on social assistance will receive an extra $25 a month. Families will get 1.5% more. Earlier this month, those...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Avalon Advanced Materials says a preliminary economic assessment of its Separation Rapids site north of Kenora is promising. The report says there is a good supply of lithium ore for at least ten...

Post date: September 29, 2016

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