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Classes are now cancelled at Ontario Colleges, including all regional campuses of Confederation College.A province-wide strike is now underway.This after contract talks between the Ontario Public...

Post date: October 16, 2017

A reminder of a road closure in Dryden. The intersection of Van Horne Avenue and Goodall Street will be closed starting at 7 o'clock this morning to both motorists and pedestrians. The closure...

Post date: October 16, 2017

One last attempt to avoid a strike by Ontario's college faculty. The union representing faculty, including those at Confederation college, has put forward what it calls its final offer in...

Post date: October 15, 2017

An Ignace woman who was reported missing has been found.Ignace OPP were asking for assistance to locate  Robin BEAUCLAIR (48 years) who was last seen onFriday and was believed to have gone...

Post date: October 14, 2017

Nothing but praise for the Dryden District Chamber of Commerce and its 'Win This Space' contest. Morgan Shepherd and her "Little Mod Nest" store will soon be setting up shop in the downtown core...

Post date: October 13, 2017

If you haven't heard of epidermolysis bullosa, two cross country cyclists want you to know more. It is a rare disease that causes skin to be very fragile and easily damaged by any contact....

Post date: October 13, 2017

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine has brought together some of the top medical minds for a brainstorming session. Thunder Bay is hosting the 12th Annual Northern Health Research Conference...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A Thunder Bay man has been slapped with a $5,000 fine for building a road on Crown land northeast of Ignace. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says James Loney was fined after a...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A Minnesota man is out of pocket $1,500 after pleading guilty to leaving a boat, outboard motor, paddles and boat seats on Crown land south of Dryden. Court was told Randolph MacDonell of Grand...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Dryden's Ritchie Noel will be firing up the grill for one final time this year to raise money for the local Oncology Unit. The owner of Street Meat by the Weiner Wagon is hosting his third Annual...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board continues to monitor student achievement efforts at all of its schools. The Board has implemented several strategies including asking kids and teachers...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls resumes Monday in Winnipeg. The new round of consultations will be held at the Radisson Hotel Downtown. As many as 75...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A five-year memorandum of understanding has been reached between Lakehead University and the Experimental Lakes Area, west of Vermilion Bay. The deal means Lakehead faculty and students can visit...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Breast cancer survival rates are significantly improving according to a new Cancer Care Ontario report.Regional Primary Care Lead in the Northwest Dr. Nicole Zavagnin says deaths have gone down about...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The Toronto Transit Commission says it's disappointed and frustrated by continued delays in the delivery of street cars from Thunder Bay's Bombardier plant. 70 cars were to be delivered by the...

Post date: October 13, 2017

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