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Multiple forest fires are sparking on a daily basis across the region. Most of the fires are lightning caused and are burning in the Far North and in the Nipigon District. There were ten...

Post date: August 16, 2017

The remote northern community of Nibinamik First Nation, about 500-kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has been evacuated due to heavy smoke from nearby forest fires. The Ministry of Natural...

Post date: August 16, 2017

There remains an urgency to get the Energy East Pipeline project back on track. Following a meeting of Canada's Energy Ministers in New Brunswick, the host minister says the ground work was laid...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Provincial Police are looking into a break and enter at a camp just off Highway 105 north of Vermilion Bay. OPP say over the past couple of days, someone managed to get into a cabin on an island...

Post date: August 16, 2017

A reminder of an important road closure in Dryden Wednesday. Public Works says the King Street Underpass will be closed from 7:30am until 2:00pm. It will be off-limits to both vehicles and...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Provincial Police in northwestern Ontario stress that the Marine and Trails Unit will be actively on the water for the remainder of the boating season. Last Saturday night around 9:30, OPP stopped...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Trade talks between Canada, the United States and Mexico are now underway. One trade expert with the Fraser Institute says the United States is looking for movement on our protected dairy industry...

Post date: August 15, 2017

A 58-year-old Manitoba resident faces charges after failing to stop at the U.S.-Canada border at International Falls.The incident happened last Friday at around 2:45 in the afternoon.U.S. Customs and...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Environment Canada is out with a three point plan to address blue-green algae blooms on Lake of the Woods.Dr. Veronique Hiriart-Baer says there is a heavy emphasis on research and testing.She says...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Provincial Police are investigating a two vehicle head on collision on Highway 17, near Kellar Road. The Dryden Fire Service was dispatched to the crash last Friday night, just before 11 o'clock...

Post date: August 15, 2017

The 28th Annual Red Lake Triathlon is coming this Sunday and has fun for all ages.Check in is at 7:00am and the races will begin at 8:00a where there will be kids events as well as Olympic distances....

Post date: August 15, 2017

A municipal lobby group is calling for a one per hike in the HST in Ontario. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario says the money could be used to help fund municipal infrastructure...

Post date: August 15, 2017

A road closure coming up in the City of Dryden. The King Street Underpass will be closed Wednesday from 7:30am to 2pm. The road will be closed for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The...

Post date: August 15, 2017

The head of foresight and trends for General Motors, Richard Holman says most industry participants now think self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020 or sooner. Audi says it will be...

Post date: August 15, 2017

It's a reminder from the Dryden Fire Service to keep your smoke alarms up-to-date and having a plan! On Sunday Dryden Fire Personnel responded to a report of smoke in a house on Zealand Road....

Post date: August 15, 2017

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