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The heavy winds caused some problems for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Wednesday. A total of 15 new fires sparked across the northwest as a result of downed trees and hydro lines...

Post date: October 19, 2017

A Dryden man has been fined $1,000 for unlawfully dredging shore lands without a permit. Court heard that this past May, Nigel Daniels dredged the shoreline on Pronger Lake without getting...

Post date: October 19, 2017

Being forced to wear high heels in the workplace may soon be a thing of the past in Ontario. MPP Christina Martins has presented her Private Members Bill in Queen's Park, aimed at banning...

Post date: October 19, 2017

The impact of the game in the standings will be an after thought as it's the cause that the Dryden GM Ice Dogs will be playing for on Saturday. The Junior Hockey team is hosting its Annual Best...

Post date: October 19, 2017

You can call it the calm before the storm for Dryden City Managers. Dryden Council is indicating it will free up only $1-million for capital work in 2018 and now the Finance Committee is sitting...

Post date: October 19, 2017

Work is well underway on the new Sioux North High School in Sioux Lookout. The total cost of construction is pegged at about $30-million and the work is being carried out by Everstrong...

Post date: October 19, 2017

The Northwestern Health Unit is calling for smoke-free policies in all multi-unit housing buildings. Officials say there are benefits to both tenants and landlords who ask people to take their...

Post date: October 19, 2017

Wasaya Airways continues to add to its fleet. The company officially unveiled its new aircraft at a ceremony Wednesday. The Dash 8-100 is being named after the late Harvey Kakegamic of Sandy...

Post date: October 19, 2017
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There may be a bit of a clean-up needed Thursday following a strong wind storm that came from the prairies and blew through northwestern Ontario. Winds topping 70-kilometres an hour sent debris...

Post date: October 19, 2017

Two girls in Dryden got to experience an "Adventure in Human Rights" thanks to the local Rotary Club. Sarah Becker and Abbey Taylor went on the sponsored trip to Winnipeg, which included a visit...

Post date: October 19, 2017
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A boil water advisory has been issued in Balmertown.Town officials say a power failure caused a loss of distribution pressure at the Water Treatment Plant.They note the safety of the drinking water...

Post date: October 19, 2017

The prime minister is remembering his friend Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman, who has passed away of brain cancer at age 53.Justin Trudeau became emotional when he spoke about how much...

Post date: October 18, 2017

Twelve people have been arrested following a week-long investigation into human trafficking in Ontario. 46 police services across the province were involved including the OPP, Thunder Bay Police...

Post date: October 18, 2017

The passing of Gord Downie has deeply affected the Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation.In a statement, Alvin Fiddler says words can't express the sorrow of the NAN Executive Council to the...

Post date: October 18, 2017

Brink's Canada is calling a Unifor decision to strike completely unnecessary. The union has set tomorrow as the day they are prepared to walk off the job in Ontario and British Columbia....

Post date: October 18, 2017

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