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The Liberals are hoping to have a candidate in the Kenora-Rainy River Riding in place before the end of the month. Anthony Leek is the local riding president and says they have been actively...

Post date: April 17, 2018

There has been plenty of feedback on what is needed to improve the delivery of health care in this region.The Northwest Local Health Integration Network continues to hold community consultations,...

Post date: April 17, 2018

Unifor says a tentative four year contract with Resolute Forest Products could set the tone for future talks with other mills, including Domtar in Dryden. Officials say it is seen as a pattern...

Post date: April 17, 2018

Greg Rickford is ramping up his campaign ahead of the provincial election. The Kenora-Rainy River PC candidate is busy setting up campaign offices at various communities in the riding. Rickford...

Post date: April 17, 2018

You better start saving your pennies if you plan on hitting the open road in the coming months. Dan McTeague of GasBuddy.com warns us that our prices will stick pretty close to where they are now...

Post date: April 17, 2018

Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford says if he becomes Premier on June 7th, he will the eliminate income tax for anyone who makes minimum wage. Ford says the move will come in the form of a...

Post date: April 17, 2018

If rising interest rates are stressing you out, a new poll suggests you're not alone.According to the quarterly MNP consumer debt index survey, 43 per cent of Canadians say they've felt the...

Post date: April 16, 2018

A Dryden hunter has been fined $1,500 for trespassing. Shawn Gartner has pleaded guilty for entering a private property without permission. Court heard that Gartner shot a white-tailed deer on...

Post date: April 16, 2018

The number of people killed on highways across northwestern Ontario is on the rise. The Provincial Police say a total of 27 people have died on area roads this year, the most there has been in the...

Post date: April 16, 2018

Quick work from attentive staff at Princess Court to extinguish a small fire.Nine personnel with the Dryden Fire Service attended the Long Term Care home Sunday night at around 10:30.Crews arrived to...

Post date: April 16, 2018

A new report suggests Ontario's high electricity prices have been caused by four or five key factors. Kenneth Green is from the Fraser Institute and says the province's decision to get rid of...

Post date: April 16, 2018

The North West Local Health Integration Network wants you to "Picture Your Health and Your Future".The LHIN is hosting a public consultation session at the Dryden Native Friendship Centre...

Post date: April 16, 2018

The Ontario Human Rights Commission is raising concerns about the number of aboriginal children in care. The agency has released a new report called "Interrupted Childhoods", which suggests that...

Post date: April 16, 2018

A Vermilion Bay man has been fined $2,000 for various hunting offences. Michael Bernier pleaded guilty to entering private property without permission for the purpose of hunting and failing to...

Post date: April 16, 2018

An inspiring exhibition and presentation on the world of science will take place at Dryden High School Monday. The Perimeter Institute is bringing its "Power of Ideas" tour to the school for a...

Post date: April 16, 2018

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