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The Dryden Regional Health Centre is introducing new visitor restrictions due to the presence of gastrointestinal type illness in the community. Spokesperson Mary Jane Kruger says gastrointestinal...

The Supreme Cout of Canada will not hear an appeal from a former Dryden resident.Bruce Montague had sought the appeal over the seizure of firearsm that occurred prior to being charged and later...

Both the federal and Ontario governments are blaming each other for the lack of progress in the proposed Ring of Fire mining development.  The feds are saying Ontario isn't doing its...

For the first time in recent memory, the cost to feed a family of four in northwestern Ontario has actually gone down.The Northwestern Health Unit has released the results of its Healthy Foodbasket...

The 2nd Annual Workplace Wellness Challenge is in the books, with 60-area workplaces taking part in the initiative.The Northwestern Health Unit says the month long challenge was aimed at improving...

The Province is dishing out $10-million to a program that oversees Aboriginal Health and Wellness.Speaking in Thunder Bay, Minister of Community and Social Services Dr. Helena Jaczek says part of the...

Both the federal and Ontario governments are blaming each other for the lack of progress in the proposed Ring of Fire mining development.  Ottawa is saying Ontario isn't doing its part to...

A small fire in a second floor washroom at Dryden High School forced a brief evacuation Thursday morning.An alert student noticed the fire around 10:30 and pulled the fire alarm.Principal Kathy...

No major injuries have been reported as a result of a plane crash in the far north.A private aircraft registered in the name of Wilson's Business Solutions in Dryden went down near...

Ontario students are among the most computer literate in the world.The finding is based on the results of the first ever International Computer and Information Literacy Study.It was administered last...

Starting next Wednesday, you'll need a little more change in your pocket for that cup of coffee and breakfast sandwich at Tim Horton's.The popular coffee chain is increasing its prices, with...

A Lakehead University Political Science Professor says the results of Monday's two federal byelections prove Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is a force to be reckoned with. Laure Paquette says...

Today is Children's Grief Awareness Day.  Grief and Bereavement Resource Nurse Lisa Wing says people are afraid to speak to kids for fear of making it worse.  Wing says the...

Another workers union is speaking out against a sell-off of parts of Hydro One.The Canadian Union of Public Employees feels the recommendation put forward by a Premier's advisory council will end...

A lot of us here at home ended up taking part in something special for ALS Canada.A total of $16.2-million was raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge in this country.$10-million is going towards ALS...

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