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Local News
Mike Aiken

College, minister react to tuition changes

Management at Confederation College are happy to see the province will maintain operating grants, along with a fund for northern institutions. However, they're waiting to here more about ways to help ... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Clear, cold conditions for snowmobilers

If you're choosing to bundle up and hit the trails this weekend, and number of them are groomed and open around Kenora, Dryden and Sioux Lookout. However, the A-trail between Kenora and Dryden is not ... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Cocaine possession breaches court orders, charges laid

A Dryden resident is facing charges for possession of cocaine and breaching court orders. The Dryden OPP say that on January 16, at approximately 6 p.m., officers from the Organized Crime Enforcemen... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Dryden man facing drug charges

A 46 year old Dryden man is facing charges. On January 16, 2019 at approximately 3:25 p.m. officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and Community Street Crime Unit conducted a traffic sto... read more..

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Rikki Watson

DRHC cancer patients receive chemo care packs

Cancer patients at the Dryden Regional Health Centre recently received Chemo Care Packs to help them with their battle. Maureen Caul and Michelle Williams, Coordinators of the Girls' Night Out -- For... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Murrell presents strong numbers for DFS

The Dryden Fire Service is continuing to meet and exceed goals and expectations as they move into the new year. Fire Chief Ryan Murrell presented the service’s quarterly report to council earlier this... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

Two charged in cocaine seizure

Two Red Lake residents have been charged with possessing and trafficking cocaine, following a drug bust on Wednesday. The Red Lake OPP say that on January 16, officers from Red Lake and Kenora OPP d... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Regulation creates hiring roadblock

Hiring teachers in Northern Ontario is becoming an issue for school boards. Part of the problem is Regulation 274 which outlines the process teachers go through in order to be hired into permanent pos... read more..

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Rikki Watson

Kindergarten Registration Week is set

School boards in Northwestern Ontario have once again teamed up to offer families a Regional Kindergarten Registration Week for 2019. February 25th to March 1st, schools across the region will be hos... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Eagle Lake partners with Goliath Gold

The community of Eagle Lake First Nation has officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Treasury Metals Inc, in relation to the Goliath Gold project. The $130 million gold and silver mine wi... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

19-year-old facing break and enter charges

The Dryden Police Service have laid break and enter charges against a 19-year-old Dryden resident, following a break-in earlier this week. Police say that on January 11, 2019, at 7 p.m., officers re... read more..

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Rikki Watson

DPS stop break and enter in progress

A Muskrat Dam woman is facing charges. At 5:45 a.m. on Monday January 14, Dryden Police Service responded to a Break and Enter in progress at a Princess Street apartment. Upon arrival police ar... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Rickford wants further reductions

Ontario Energy Minister Greg Rickford is determined to make more reductions in the price of gas in the riding. "Look, we've made some progress, but it's not enough," he said. The minister would like... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

City hesitant on hotel tax

Staff with the City of Dryden are continuing to look at implementing a Municipal Accommodation Tax, and staff will be consulting with members of the public and the business community for their input. ... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

City details 2019 draft budget

The City of Dryden is putting the final touches on their 2019 Capital Plan and Operating Budget. City Treasurer Steven Lansdell-Roll presented his 2019 budget draft last night at a Committee of the Wh... read more..

Local News
Rikki Watson

DPS make arrest following New Prospect break and enter

On Monday at approximately 2:00 a.m., Dryden Police Service responded to an intrusion alarm at New Prospect School. Upon searching the building, 19 year old Denzil Bouchard of Dryden was located, arr... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

High-speed internet top new minster's list

High-speed internet is at the top of the list for the new federal minister for rural economic development. Kenora MP Bob Nault says Bernadette Jordan is willing to work with mayors and chiefs across t... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Traffic stop pursuit leads to charges

A 35-year-old Dryden resident is facing charges for fleeing police, following a traffic stop. The Dryden Police Service says that on January 10, 2019, at approximately 1 p.m., officers attempted to ... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Housing starts on the agenda, Nault

Housing starts are at the top of the list for Bob Nault. After talking with councillors in recent weeks, the member for Kenora offers an update. "They see housing as holding back their economic opp read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

More hydro cuts coming, Rickford

Energy Minister Greg Rickford says relief is on its way for hydro customers. "We're hoping as early as this spring to start delivering on the substantial portion of the 12 per cent cut that we campai... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Drug mule caught near Dryden

Police with Dryden OPP seized $800,000 worth of cocaine yesterday, during a traffic stop. Officers halted the vehicle around 11 a.m., and 8 kg of coke was found. Seaton George, 29, of Winnipeg, has b... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Wilson delivers state of the union

Mayor for the City of Dryden, Greg Wilson, has delivered a state of the union address to citizens in the Dryden area. Wilson says that in the previous term, council focused on paying down the city’s ... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Only one drug-impaired driver charged, OPP

It may have been the first year for legal cannabis use in Ontario, but that didn't mean a flurry of charges for drug-impaired driving. Instead, only one charge was issued for drivers impaired by drug... read more..

Local News
Rikki Watson

DPS releases festive RIDE stats

The Dryden Police Service has released their festive RIDE program stats.  In 2017, the Dryden Police Service conducted 38 RIDE Programs and 35 in 2018. The 2018 Festive RIDE stats indicate that ... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Kavanaugh calls for cannabis inclusion

The Grand Chief of the Treaty #3 territory, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, is calling on the provincial government to include the Indigenous community in the sale of cannabis, and the decisions that sur... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Sunny weekend expected

It’s looking like another sunny weekend in northwestern Ontario. Environment Canada Meteorologist Peter Kimbell says that after some snowfall today, the sun will be coming out over the weekend. “Wel... read more..

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Ryan Forbes

March Break date set for Sioux North

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is continuing to make progress on their $30 million Sioux North High School project. At a recent board meeting, Director of Education Sean Monteith said tha... read more..

Local News
Rikki Watson

DPS investigating break and enter

The Dryden Police Service is requesting the assistance of the public to help solve a break and enter that occurred over night January 7, 2019. The break and enter occurred at the office complex locat... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

An artist’s escape at Experimental Lakes Area

The IISD - Experimental Lakes Area has an exciting opportunity for local artists, musicians, poets and more. The facility is now offering an Artist-in-Residence program, which offers artists the oppor... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Public transit funding for region

The provincial government is helping to upgrade public transit systems across the region. Funding has been announced for municipalities across Ontario, including Kenora, Dryden, Machin and Sioux Looko... read more..

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