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The Screen for Life Coach is encouraging those in the Red Lake district to get screened for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. The mobile screening unit is in Ear Falls until Thursday and in...

Post date: July 11, 2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry continues to work on a suppression plan for two fast-growing fires in the remote north. The blazes surround Summer Beaver First Nation. One fire...

Post date: July 10, 2018

A Thunder Bay-based bus company appears ready to pick up the slack left by Greyhound. Kasper Transportation says it will begin direct service from Thunder Bay to Winnipeg beginning October 31st...

Post date: July 10, 2018

A man, with plenty of connections to northwestern Ontario, is the new chair of Colleges Ontario. Don Lovisa will serve a two-year term for the Association, which represents Ontario's 24 public...

Post date: July 10, 2018

The Mayor of Dryden says there's a lot of people in northwestern Ontario who depend on Greyhound to get from point A to point B. The company will halt all bus service from Sudbury to British...

Post date: July 10, 2018

The City of Dryden continues road upgrades around town. The King Street Underpass will be closed to motorists on Thursday from 7:00am until 1:00pm. The closure is required to complete asphalt...

Post date: July 10, 2018

The new Ford government continues to find cost savings. The Ministry of Education has cancelled a $100-million fund earmarked for school repairs. Three Summer teacher workshops have also been...

Post date: July 10, 2018

The Canadian Milk Tour, which just rolled through Northwestern Ontario, has come to a tragic end. Henk and Bettina Schuurman were going across the country on a John Deer tractor to raise awareness...

Post date: July 10, 2018

The Wild Boars Boys Soccer team and their coach are now out of that flooded cave system in Thailand. It had been 17 days since they entered the cave on foot only to be trapped by flooding in the...

Post date: July 10, 2018

Dryden Police Chief Doug Palson says we continue to live in a very safe community. Palson says there's no cause for concern regarding a major spike in calls for service. Dryden Police received...

Post date: July 10, 2018

The Dryden Police Service is out with its 2017 year-end statistics.Officers responded to 300 motor vehicle collisions, 12 resulting in injuries.That's an encouraging number as Police dealt with...

Post date: July 10, 2018

Motorists in Dryden are being reminded of a road closure starting Tuesday. Public Works is closing Kennedy Road at Anton Road until further notice. Crews are completing culvert replacements and...

Post date: July 10, 2018

Greyhound Canada is cancelling service in northwestern Ontario, the Prairies and British Columbia. In a release they say service will be discontinued on the Trans-Canada Highway, to all parts...

Post date: July 09, 2018

Provincial Police in Kenora are reporting a sudden drowning death in Whitedog First Nation Territory.Police say on Friday they were dispatched to a report of a man who had entered the water and did...

Post date: July 09, 2018

Dryden Police are reporting a busy week for officers. Public help is needed to solve two cases. Police received a call from a Pitt Avenue resident on Friday, indicating their garage had been...

Post date: July 09, 2018

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