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It's a reminder to be aware of all the hunting rules before you head out. Two southern Ontario men have been fined a total of 27 hundred dollars for party hunting offences. Court heard that one...

February 11, 2016 10:41 AM

A Lakehead University political science professor doesn't expect the momentum to continue for Bernie Sanders. Laure Paquette predicts the victory in the New Hampshire primary for the Democratic...

February 11, 2016 08:38 AM

Communities in the Kenora District are going to have to pay more in 2016 to support long term care homes. The Kenora District Homes for the Aged is planning to increase its municipal levy by two...

February 11, 2016 07:31 AM

Some local representation on the Common Voice Transportation Committee. Dryden Councillor Darryl Skinner has agreed to sit on the Committee after being asked to do so by Mayor Greg Wilson....

February 11, 2016 07:20 AM

Calls continue for the province to look at a separate infrastructure program for northern Ontario. Municipal leaders stress their can't afford their share of the one-third formula that's currently...

February 11, 2016 07:17 AM

Coffee breaks are proving to be a good fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of Kenora and Rainy River Districts. Mack Hall is the Marketing and Event Coordinator and says they raised over three...

February 11, 2016 07:10 AM

It didn't long for a former Chief Administrative Officer in Dryden to land back on her feet. The Mayor of Kingsville, Ontario has announced the hiring of Peggy Van Mierlo-West as their new CAO...

February 11, 2016 07:06 AM

Kenora MP Bob Nault is adding a new position to his name. Nault has been elected as the chair of the Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee. Along with overseeing Global...

February 11, 2016 06:46 AM

Recent layoffs at Goldcorp's Red Lake Mine has caused some nervousness and inevitable rumours.Thankfully, it appears a rumour that 25 or 30 more layoffs occurred this week is just that, a rumour....

February 10, 2016 12:40 PM

The City of Dryden is presenting their 2016 Operating Budget. The budget will work towards paying off the debt while also avoiding a tax increase. Finance Chair Norm Bush says they've had good...

February 10, 2016 07:34 AM

If you travel outside Canada, the continental U.S. and Europe, you won't be able to donate blood for 21-days after your return. The move is being made by Canadian Blood Services to mitigate the...

February 10, 2016 07:29 AM

It is a cross country adventure by canoe! Atikokan's Mike Ranta will be canoeing coast to coast with his dog Spitzii to raise funds and awareness for Canadian veteran needs. He hopes to visit...

February 10, 2016 07:15 AM

The Dryden District Chamber of Commerce is starting their Local Shopping Campaign: "Passport to Dryden". Spending money at local stores can earn you stamps on your passport which, once filled, can...

February 10, 2016 07:05 AM

National Energy Board Chair Peter Watson is forecasting oil prices will rise within the next four years. Watson says oil prices are expected to rise to 80-dollars a barrel by 2020 and another 105-...

February 10, 2016 06:59 AM

A local scam to be aware of. A CKDR listener has advised us of a scam involving DMTS. The caller received an e-mail warning DMTS was conducting upgrades and will be sending out quarterly...

February 10, 2016 06:56 AM

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