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A heat warning is out from Environment Canada for our area. It's in effect for the Fort Frances-Rainy Lake, Dryden-Ignace, Kenora-Nestor Falls, Red Lake, Ear Falls and Sioux Lookout areas....

Post date: July 14, 2018

Thunder Bay won't be hosting Noront Resources' ferrochrome processing plant. The company announced it's narrowed its choices for the project down to Sault Ste. Marie or Timmins....

Post date: July 13, 2018

Provincial Police say fatal transport truck collisions have gone up 38% over last year. OPP say the 33 crashes so far in 2018 have killed 41 people. There have been two fatal transport-related...

Post date: July 13, 2018

The forest fire hazard is expected to climb across the northwest as a Heat Warning is now in effect. There are 53-active fires, only four considered not under control. Two crews are handling a...

Post date: July 13, 2018

A full week of events and activities in Dryden as the community prepares for 'Max the Moose Fest'. Organizer Joy Auren was a guest on the CKDR Morning Show Friday and she says the kick-off Street...

Post date: July 13, 2018
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A ground breaking Indigenous justice program is now operational in Dryden. Grand Council Treaty #3 officially opened its Kaakewaaseya "The Good Road" Justice Office at 24 Duke Street at a...

Post date: July 13, 2018

The clock is ticking to put your name in for the upcoming municipal elections. In Dryden, Roger Valley is the only one running for Mayor as of now. Councillor John Carlucci is seeking re-...

Post date: July 13, 2018

Air conditioners will be working overtime the next couple of days.Heat Warnings are in place in most parts of northwestern Ontario thanks to a warm and moist air front coming from the south.Bill...

Post date: July 13, 2018

Some long-term road work will be starting up next week in Dryden. Colonization Avenue at Arthur Street will be undergoing road construction from Monday to the end of August. Public Works says...

Post date: July 13, 2018

Good news for residents in Machin. A boil water advisory has been lifted. The notice was issued as a precaution on Saturday following a failure at the Vermilion Bay plant. The problem has...

Post date: July 12, 2018

More transparency is the promise of the Doug Ford government. Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell delivered the Speech from the Throne Thursday afternoon. The main highlight was a plan to...

Post date: July 12, 2018

The new PC government continues to target education in the early stages of its tenure.Education Minister Lisa Thompson says they're scrapping the controversial sex-ed program introduced by the...

Post date: July 12, 2018

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls feels a lack of bus service will put women in a vulnerable position. They say Greyhound's decision to pull out of much of...

Post date: July 12, 2018

The federal government is investing 5.7-million to help Indigenous people get vital job skills and work experience. The funding is going to the Sioux Lookout Area Aboriginal Employment...

Post date: July 12, 2018

The Dryden Rotary Club is sending a student to France through their Rotary Student Exchange Program. Maryn Wrolstad will be heading to Chelles, France on August 27th. Wrolstad says she has some...

Post date: July 12, 2018

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