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In 2014, 28% of Aboriginal people aged 15-and-older reported they or someone in their household had been a victim, in the previous 12 months, of at least one crime. That includes robbery, assault...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:01

A local angler has been charged after he was stopped at the Sioux Lookout Walleye fishing tournament. Provincial Police conducted a joint patrol with Ministry of Natural Resources Conservation...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 14:24

A 23-year-old Winnipeg man is dead following a vehicle rollover on the Trans-Canada Highway near Richer, Manitoba. The RCMP say the crash took place around 5:30 Wednesday morning when a vehicle...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:52

Ontario is introducing a mandatory training program for new truck drivers.Individuals seeking a Class 'A' licence on or after July 1, of next year, will need to successfully complete the four...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:15
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The recommendations are out, following the seven-month inquest into the deaths of seven first nations youth in Thunder Bay. The jury's 145 recommendations included ensuring every First Nation...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:49

The City of Kenora has declared a second State of Emergency in as many days. Mayor Dave Canfield signed the declaration as the Emergency Shelter is set to close its doors on Friday. Kenora...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:28

A new interactive tool is now available to help the City of Dryden deal with needed repairs and upgrades. A 'Report an Issue' link has been set up on the City website on the 'Quick Links' page...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 07:53

The provincial government is doing an about-face on a previous decision to stop funding certain autism testing programs on children, five and older. A new $333-million dollar Ontario Autism...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 07:41

With Britain voting to leave the European Union, lots of speculation has converged on the markets and finances. Dryden Edward Jones Financial Advisor Janet Shaffer believes there is no need to...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 07:39

Turkish authorities believe an attack carried out by three suicide bombers at the airport in Istanbul was the work of ISIS. 41 people have died thus far with more 200 other people injured. There...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 07:36

More support coming in for the Dryden Area Safe Communities coalition. The Standard Insurance Company held their annual charity barbecue and raised over 15 hundred dollars for the coalition....

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 07:33

Starting late July, local residents looking to head somewhere else for a break will be able to take advantage of a new low-cost airline. New Leaf Travel has resumed operations after resolving...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 07:24

The Trudeau government is dropping the visa requirement for Mexican travellers to Canada as of the beginning of December and Mexico, meantime, has decided to lift restrictions on Canadian beef.This...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:25

The Wynne government is testing a new initiative in northwestern Ontario. The Liberals are putting Thunder Bay under the microscope for a program officials hope to make province wide. They are...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:01

A man wanted in Alberta has been arrested in Dryden. Provincial Police received information from the RCMP yesterday that the man was possibly in our area and travelling with a female companion. The...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:50

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