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A 30 degree swing in temperatures in the Dryden area in the last day and a half. A frigid Arctic Air mass has descended on much of northwestern Ontario with an extreme cold weather warning put in...

Post date: January 12, 2018

A Dryden man is in custody for weapons offences. Dryden Police responded to a call near 7-11 on Wednesday night around 7 o'clock after a report that someone was threatening three people inside a...

Post date: January 12, 2018

Another blow to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Executive Director Debbie Reid has quit, just three months on the job. Reid becomes the latest high...

Post date: January 12, 2018

The Special Investigations Unit is absolving a Provincial Police officer in Nipigon in the shooting death of a 45-year-old man in that community. The incident took place in November of 2016, when...

Post date: January 12, 2018

A grade 4 teacher at Open Roads School in Dryden is promoting in-class dancing aimed at developing physical literacy skills. Marissa Ferriolo says her students engage in daily "Dance Play"...

Post date: January 12, 2018

Provincial Police have released the numbers from their Festive RIDE Campaign. A total of 587-drivers were charged with drinking and driving, with an additional 366-drivers having their license's...

Post date: January 12, 2018

A Kenora man faces a total of four charges following a drug bust in that community Wednesday morning. Provincial Police arrested the 28-year-old as part of an ongoing investigation into drug...

Post date: January 12, 2018

After a brief respite, Extreme Cold Warnings are back for most of our area.Wind chill values near minus 40 are expected tonight into Friday morning for Dryden, Vermilion Bay, Sioux Lookout, Red Lake...

Post date: January 11, 2018

It appears to be the end of the line for Caribou Coach bus service. The company has posted on its website that they would like to thank their patrons and staff for their support. They say its...

Post date: January 11, 2018

Kenora MP Bob Nault is joining a growing chorus of voices urging Dryden Senator Lynn Beyak to resign.Nault calls Beyak misinformed when it comes to Indigenous people and survivors of the Residential...

Post date: January 11, 2018

The Chief Administrative Officer for the Kenora District Service Board is echoing the calls to hold Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls meetings in Treaty Three Territory. Henry Wall...

Post date: January 11, 2018

A road closure to be aware of in Dryden.Princess Street will be closed from Van Horne Avenue to Whyte Avenue today.The closure should be in effect until 5pm and is required to complete sewer...

Post date: January 11, 2018

Fundraising efforts for a new CT Scan Unit at the Dryden Regional Health Centre have reached a new level. The need for community support is at a high after the current machine received significant...

Post date: January 11, 2018

Aboriginal groups are applauding the federal government for increasing funding for first nation police services. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced another 189 million dollars over the...

Post date: January 11, 2018

As the snow continues to fall in the region, bus cancellations are top of mind. So far the only cancellation that our newsroom has been informed of is the school bus from Upsala to Ignace. The...

Post date: January 11, 2018

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