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The leader of the provincial NDP is blaming the Wynne Liberals on the overcrowding at hospitals in northern Ontario.Andrea Horwath says hospital budgets continue to be cut year after year.Horwath...

Post date: January 09, 2018
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The son of Senator Lynn Beyak is defending his mother following her removal from the Conservative Caucus for what the party says is her refusal to not remove "racist comments" concerning...

Post date: January 09, 2018

CT Scan services at the Dryden Regional Health Centre have been suspended until further notice.On Saturday, severe cold weather caused a break in the humidification water supply in the Diagnostic...

Post date: January 09, 2018
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Senator Lynn Beyak is speaking out about her removal from the Conservative National Caucus.In an open letter, the Dryden resident stated that contrary to a statement from party leader Andrew Scheer...

Post date: January 08, 2018

The Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River has launched a new awareness campaign aimed at ending the stigma about dementia. January is Alzheimer's Awareness month. A recent survey finds 50% of...

Post date: January 08, 2018
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The Dryden Police Service is releasing more details related to the crash on Highway 17 in Dryden.Police say they had to shut down Highway 17 for quite some time due to the collision between an...

Post date: January 08, 2018

The Ontario Federation of Labour is suggesting minimum wage earners who feel they're being bullied by their employer to unionize. The Federation is weighing in on the issue of Tim Horton's workers...

Post date: January 08, 2018

Expanded bus service in northwestern Ontario. Kasper Transportation has announced on its Facebook page that service between Thunder Bay and Kenora, with stops in Fort Frances and Atikokan, will...

Post date: January 08, 2018

If you purchased bread from Loblaw Corporation between 2001 and 2015, you are now able to register for a $25 gift card, being offered by the company. Those gift cards will be accepted at Extra...

Post date: January 08, 2018
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How many Christmas trees can you fit in a truck? Dryden Rotary found out Saturday as a group of hearty members braved the elements for the Annual Christmas Tree Pick-Up. They collected more...

Post date: January 08, 2018

Dryden Council meets for the first time in 2018 Monday night. It's a quiet agenda for the open meeting at 7 o'clock at City Hall. Council is expected to conditionally approve the 2017-2018...

Post date: January 08, 2018

There is still time to take part in a Dryden Police Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative. The campaign is called "Project Courage" and focuses on public awareness and a community wide training...

Post date: January 06, 2018

The Northwestern Ontario Writer's Workshop is looking for the next literary star. The organization is now seeking submissions for its 20th Annual writing contest. Coordinator Jodene Wyllie says...

Post date: January 06, 2018

2017 ended up being a pleasant one weather wise in the Dryden area. Bill Laidlaw of Signal Weather Services says the average temperature for the year was +3.0, about 0.9 above the long term...

Post date: January 06, 2018

Applications are officially open for the Government of Canada's 2018 Canada Summer Jobs program. The program is available for not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small...

Post date: January 06, 2018

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