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O-P-P say they have laid a drunk driving charge following a fatal highway crash west of Thunder Bay.29-year-old Debbie Ann Dawe of Thunder Bay was killed when the vehicle she was driving collided...

Post date: December 24, 2001

Dryden Police say they saw a vehicle on Earl Avenue travelling without its headlights on last night.Police say they stopped the vehicle and charged the driver with impaired driving and driving while...

Post date: December 24, 2001

Dryden Police say they stopped a vehicle on King Street early Saturday morning after the driver tried to avoid a RIDE spot check.Police say the driver and passenger were both charged after a small...

Post date: December 24, 2001

Dryden Police report a number of shoplifting incidents at the Dryden Safeway store on Friday.During one incident, police say staff members saw a man conceal items under his jacket.Staff confronted...

Post date: December 22, 2001

The Northwest Ontario Recycle Association is asking municipalities in the region to pay 70 percent more for blue box service in the New Year.The cost per capita will go from 10 dollars to 17 dollars...

Post date: December 22, 2001

The Health Minister of Ontario says he has not ruled out a full Thunder Bay campus for the new Northern Medical School.Tony Clement recently visited Northwestern Ontario, and says he is keeping an...

Post date: December 21, 2001

The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is applauding a decision by the provincial government to allow its members to use groomed trails without a trail permit.Under new regulations, sportsmen...

Post date: December 21, 2001

Ontario nurses have reached a tentative three-year contract which would make them the highest paid in the country.About 40-thousand members of the Ontario Nurses Association will receive wage...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The N-D-P wants the Ontario legislature recalled next month to deal with a ruling concerning agriculture workers.The Supreme Court today ruled the Harris Tories breached the Charter of Rights when it...

Post date: December 20, 2001

Ontario emergency rooms are getting a passing grade.A survey done for the Ontario Hospital Association and provincial government suggests about eight-of-10 patients are satisfied with the overall...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Joint Forces Drug Unit has seized more than 15-thousand dollars worth of drugs from a Dryden home.Members of the Dryden Police Service, the OPP and two OPP Canine Units carried out a search...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The new Northern Medical School is looking for a dean.Laurentian University in Sudbury has set up a search committee being chaired by University President Dr. Hermann Falter.The committee is also...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs is warning its members to stay off trails until they are opened and groomed.And so far, trails are still closed over much of the province.OFSC Trails Chair...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Dryden Police Service has come to the rescue in time for the Christmas season.Dryden Christmas Cheer Board spokesperson Rita Gubser says donations of food, money and toys have been generous again...

Post date: December 20, 2001

After years of planning and waiting, construction of the new Sioux Lookout Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre is set to begin.A private members bill addressing aboriginal and treaty rights for the hospital...

Post date: December 20, 2001

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