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Provincial Police are reporting a fatality in a two-vehicle collision around Shabaqua on Highway 11/17. An east bound pickup truck collided with a west bound tractor trailer unit. The driver of...

Post date: April 09, 2018

A Hydro Outage has been restored in the City of Dryden.Around 990 customers were affected by the outage.The reason for the outage was a burning cross arm which has been replaced.All customers in the...

Post date: April 09, 2018

A devastating mix-up in the Humboldt Broncos crash with the coroner in Saskatchewan misidentifying one of the victims.Xavier Labelle had been previously confirmed dead but is, in fact, alive while...

Post date: April 09, 2018

The Federal government is out with more than $46,000 in funding to support infrastructure planning in Ignace. Kenora MP Bob Nault made the announcement Monday, stating the Township will be in a...

Post date: April 09, 2018

It might not look like it, but the forest fire season in northwestern Ontario is officially underway. April 1st marks the traditional start to the fire season. Jonathan Scott is an Information...

Post date: April 09, 2018

Questions are once again being raised about winter road maintenance in northwestern Ontario. Derrick Lamarche is a local Ontario Public Services Employees Union spokesperson and says the financial...

Post date: April 09, 2018

The Canadian Cancer Society has launched its annual Daffodil campaign in communities across the northwest. Spokesperson Maria Cabral says this year they are hoping to raise over $10,000....

Post date: April 09, 2018

Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford will be doing his best to win over voters in the Kenora-Rainy River Riding Monday.Ford will be making several stops in Dryden and Kenora.He will be joined by...

Post date: April 09, 2018

An innovative new program is now up-and-running at the Dryden Native Friendship Centre. Seven women have completed their first week of the Dryden Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound program....

Post date: April 09, 2018

More people in Ontario, and here across the Kenora district, are now eligible to access Legal Aid services. The income level at which people can qualify has been increased by 6%. The province...

Post date: April 09, 2018

Five Dryden based programs are poised to get funding from the Moffat Family Fund.If approved by the Winnipeg-based Foundation, the Dryden Food Bank will come up as a big winner with $29,500.The Food...

Post date: April 09, 2018

The Trillium Gift of Life Network is urging northerners to sign-up to become an organ donor. Only 32% of Ontario residents have formally registered their consent. President and CEO Ronnie...

Post date: April 09, 2018

The Dryden Fire Service is putting the call out for paid, on-call, volunteer firefighters. An online recruitment program is underway, in hopes of replenishing numbers at both fire halls. This...

Post date: April 09, 2018

A fatal bus crash in Saskatchewan is reverberating through Northwestern Ontario's hockey community.SIJHL Commissioner Bryan Graham tells us that it's hard to put into words how the collision...

Post date: April 08, 2018

In Saskatchewan, the death toll has risen to 15 in a fatal bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. In a statement, RCMP have confirmed that a fifteenth person passed away...

Post date: April 08, 2018

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