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The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board has released their 2017 Director's Report which highlights the character of Northern Ontario.Director of Education Sean Monteith says showing the...

Post date: January 19, 2018

Dryden Mayor Greg Wilson says northwestern Ontario communities are getting short-changed by the province. Wilson is calling on the government to starting handling transfer payments for...

Post date: January 19, 2018

For the first time, the City of Dryden will host Lions members from across northwestern Ontario and northeastern Minnesota for their Midwinter Convention. The three day gathering is being held at...

Post date: January 19, 2018

An educational session for parents to learn about mental health issues affecting adolescents at Dryden High School. The presentation taught listeners about self-harm and issues that affect both...

Post date: January 19, 2018

The OPP have arrested three people in connection to a string of break-ins to businesses in the Kenora area over the last couple of weeks. According to police over 10 thousand dollars worth of...

Post date: January 19, 2018

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization has completed drilling its first borehole west of Ignace. The drilling started on November 6th in a rock formation located south of Highway 17, between...

Post date: January 18, 2018

The Rainy River District School Board has received the funding it needs to consolidate its two schools in Atikokan. $23-million in provincial funding will be used in the development of a new...

Post date: January 18, 2018
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There's a new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry following a cabinet shuffle by Premier Kathleen Wynne. Nathalie Des Rosiers takes over from Kathryn McGarry who becomes Minister of...

Post date: January 18, 2018

A new program to help unemployed or underemployed Indigenous mother-led families is now operational in Dryden. The Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Program was launched Wednesday at the Native...

Post date: January 18, 2018

A slight increase in the municipal levy issued by the Kenora District Services Board. The overall increase this year is 0.89%, with $7.82-million of the budget coming from municipalities....

Post date: January 18, 2018

A 51-year-old Thunder Bay man is going to jail for three years after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud against the Kashechewan First Nation and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Federal...

Post date: January 17, 2018

A community group, with representation from police, education, health and social services, has started work on developing a 'Well Being Plan' for the Dryden area. Steering Committee Co-Chair Ann...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Feel the need for speed?! High octane snowmobile racing will be taking place Saturday at the Dryden Flying Club on Wabigoon Lake. Organizer Laura Zajarny says they are still accepting entries...

Post date: January 17, 2018

The Northwestern Health Unit is asking municipal leaders to take action to help combat substance abuse. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kit Young-Hoon suggests a municipal ban on smoking in places...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Two northwestern Ontario Hydro companies are about to become one. Thunder Bay and Kenora Councils have both approved the merger of the two utilities. Dave Sinclair is the President and CEO of...

Post date: January 17, 2018

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