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The number of impaired driving charges are up in the Dryden-Ignace area.OPP have released stats from the annual RIDE campaign which ended last week.Police say they laid three impaired driving charges...

Post date: January 10, 2002

Dryden OPP say a 44-year-old BC man was injured in a single vehicle crash west of Dryden last night.Police say the accident occurred around 7-pm on Highway 17 near Waldof Road when the driver lost...

Post date: January 10, 2002

The mild weather continues to shatter record high temperatures in the Northwest.Yesterday, Red Lake reached a high of plus 1 degree beating the old record that was set almost 50 years ago.Sioux...

Post date: January 10, 2002

It took a few days but the City of Dryden has welcomed its first baby of the New Year.The baby boy, weighing 8 pounds and 1 and a half ounces, was born Tuesday night at the Dryden Hospital.Parents...

Post date: January 09, 2002

Comments by one of the candidates for the leadership of the Ontario Conservative Party has drawn the ire of teachers unions.Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has stated he would make strikes by teachers...

Post date: January 09, 2002

Northwestern Ontario is now experiencing some of the record warm temperatures that have been enjoyed on the Prairies.Environment Canada says both the Dryden and Kenora Airports reached new record...

Post date: January 09, 2002

The Dryden Hospital has received the green light from the Ministry of Health to proceed with its west wing expansion project.Hospital CEO Andrew Skeene says a contract has been awarded to Manitoba-...

Post date: January 09, 2002

A British Columbia man has been sentenced to nine months in jail after pleading guilty to a charge of fraud.Bradford McElroy was in Kenora court yesterday in connection with a New Years Day scam in...

Post date: January 08, 2002

Police say no new charges will be laid against three inmates at the Kenora Jail after a weekend disturbance.Three brothers from British Columbia were in jail awaiting a court appearance in connection...

Post date: January 08, 2002

OPP say foul play is not a factor in a death in Ear Falls.Police have released few details about the case.However, they say the family of the deceased has not yet been notified.No other information...

Post date: January 08, 2002

Jury selection will begin next week in Fort Frances in the trail for Doug Maki.Maki has been charged in connection with the death of teenager Melanie Sutton.Sutton was found dead after a house party...

Post date: January 08, 2002

The Milestone outdoor rink in Dryden has officially opened.City Councillor Anne Krassilowsky says there was a delay in the opening because the contractor was unable to complete the project until late...

Post date: January 08, 2002

The Dryden pool will remain closed until at least next week because of a mechanical problem.City Engineer Brad Johns says a contractor was not available to repair the problem until this week.However...

Post date: January 08, 2002

The Dryden Recreation Complex is about to survey users of the facility.The City of Dryden is looking for feedback in an effort to cut costs to help absorb the financial impact of a contract...

Post date: January 08, 2002

Dryden Police are asking the public for help in connection with a fire on Sunday.Police say they noticed a small wooden utility shed on fire at the south end of Colonization Avenue.Members of the...

Post date: January 08, 2002

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