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A police led initiative that identifies innovative solutions to the root causes of youth crime, social disorder and crisis continues to gain momentum in Dryden.OPP Constable Anne McCoy was at New...

Post date: October 17, 2017

The Wynne government says its not ready to force an end to the strike at Ontario's community colleges, including Confederation College. Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout have arrested a 36-year-old man following an incident last Thursday. OPP acted on a report of a man carrying weapons on Highway 642. Police say Warren Bartley...

Post date: October 17, 2017

It's one "Simple Mission". That's getting out Tuesday night in Sioux Lookout and Wednesday in Dryden to see Canadian rock legend Glass Tiger. Keyboardist Sam Reid was a guest on the CKDR...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout are looking for a missing person in the area. OPP Say the search began on Monday at around 11:30am. Police say the missing man is around 6'1", 180...

Post date: October 16, 2017

North Caribou Lake Police has charged a resident in relation to a stabbing incident in that community. Police say they received a call on October 6th near midnight at a location on Airport Road...

Post date: October 16, 2017

Double bad news for a boater on Lake of the Woods.A 28 year old Kenora man has not only lost his licence, but has also lost his boat.The OPP say they received a complaint of boat being driven at a...

Post date: October 16, 2017
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Some 150 instructors at Confederation College are now on strike. The province-wide job action comes after contract talks between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union and the College Employer...

Post date: October 16, 2017

The Northwestern Health Unit is preparing for the flu season.It will be offering free flu shots beginning November 1st through to December 29th.You are asked to book an appoint through its website or...

Post date: October 16, 2017

For the second time this month, customers of Bell in the Machin area are finding themselves without land line phone service.CKDR is getting reports of no service, renewing frustration among customers...

Post date: October 16, 2017

It's time to get those floats ready for the Annual Dryden Kinsmen Christmas Parade. The theme this year is "A Canadian Christmas", in celebration of our countries 150th birthday. Brad Coles and...

Post date: October 16, 2017

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says a change in thinking is needed in our country on future oil and gas projects.President Tim McMillan is expressing extreme disappointment in the...

Post date: October 16, 2017

A public meeting will be held in Dryden Monday to discuss plans to re-zone the former Pinewood School property. The Kenora District Services Board is working with a number of partners to establish...

Post date: October 16, 2017

Kenora MP Bob Nault is supporting a $800-million financial settlement for the victims of the 60's Scoop. Nault says the agreement makes sense, noting it's the right thing to do. He says the...

Post date: October 16, 2017

The federal Privacy Commissioner is calling for urgent changes to restore Canadians' confidence in the digital age. Daniel Therrien says a large majority of Canadians are concerned about their...

Post date: October 16, 2017

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