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A rejuvenation of downtown Dryden with the re-opening of Pharmasave. The store was closed following a sale, but is now serving customers once again. A Grand Opening ceremony was held Thursday...

Post date: April 12, 2018

The provincial government is making a major investment to upgrade community access and forestry roads. The Liberals have earmarked $74-million for improvements this year. Minister of Municipal...

Post date: April 12, 2018

A major facelift for the Red Lake Municipal Airport is coming.The Federal government has announced more than $10-million for upgrades to the facility.The money will be used to rehabilitate the runway...

Post date: April 12, 2018

A Calgary man has been charged with transporting illegal smokes following a traffic stop on the Kenora By-pass.Provincial Police stopped a vehicle on Highway 17A on Tuesday afternoon and officers...

Post date: April 12, 2018

A Fort Frances man says the provincial NDP has been giving him the silent treatment since disqualifying him as a candidate. Matt Soprovich has been told he can't run because of photos posted a...

Post date: April 12, 2018

A Lakehead University study on Ontario's minimum wage increase suggests it's putting 1,100 jobs at risk in the area. An official with Restaurants Canada, James Rilett notes the study indicates...

Post date: April 12, 2018

A plan to help kick-start economic development in northern Ontario is part of a new federal government plan. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says part of the so-called growth strategy is to help...

Post date: April 12, 2018

Salaries for Hydro One executives are once again in the spotlight in the Ontario Legislature. Progressive Conservative critic Vic Fedeli says he wants to know why the President/CEO of the...

Post date: April 12, 2018

An overnight stay in Kenora will soon cost you more. The City is planning to impose a 4% tax on any room rented in a hotel, motel or B...

Post date: April 12, 2018
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It was a time to remember the soldiers who fought for our freedom during the First World World as well as those who continue to serve. A special ceremony was held Wednesday night at the Legion...

Post date: April 12, 2018

Provincial Police in northwestern Ontario continue to crack down on the trafficking of crystal meth. The latest bust took place in Red Lake Tuesday, where about 24-grams of the drug was seized...

Post date: April 12, 2018

The provincial government continues to modernize the Mining Act. Claims can now be made online, meaning the prospector doesn't have to go to the actual site to claim the property. Garry Clark...

Post date: April 12, 2018

25 year old Dayna Brons, Trainer of the Humboldt Broncos, died Wednesday afternoon bringing the death toll from the Saskatchewan tragedy to 16.Brons family confirmed her death in a statement...

Post date: April 11, 2018
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An Animal Transfer program has helped bring some 140 cats from Dryden and Kenora to southern Ontario in order to find homes. 90-cats were picked up from the Second Chance Pet Network, while...

Post date: April 11, 2018

It was a fact-finding mission for the Education Quality and Accountability Office on the unique realities and experiences of northwestern Ontario students. Members of the EQAO recently visited...

Post date: April 11, 2018

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