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Wilson re-elected as Mayor

Incumbent Mayor Greg Wilson of Wilson's Business Solutions is hoping to follow-through on programs put in place during his first term in office, now that he's been re-elected as the city's…

Municipal elections results in for Dryden

Results are now available for the council seats in Dryden. The Mayor of Dryden is incumbent and businessman Greg Wilson. The council seat were won by; Returning councillor Norm BushReturning…

Lawrance elected in Sioux Lookout

Doug Lawrance has been re-elected as mayor of Sioux Lookout. He defeated former mayor Dennis Leney, who had also run in 2014. The municipality has been active in trying to improve long-term care for…

Mayor and council selected for Sioux Lookout

Results are in for Sioux Lookout's new council. The position of Mayor was won by incumbent Doug Lawrance. Sioux Loookout's councillors are:John BathJoyce TimpsonCory Allan LagoCalvin SouthallJoe…

Griffiths wins Machin election

Gord Griffiths has won the Mayor's seat in Machin. Griffiths has previously served two terms as a councillor for the municipality, and finished with 186 votes. He defeated Drew Myers, who served the…

Local school board results

Results for trustees from across the district are also in for local school boards. For the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, the members are: Barb Gauthier has been re-elected as the Dryden…

Polls now closed in the district

Polls are closed for Municipal elections across the district. Greg Wilson is running for re-election against former mayor Roger Valley in Dryden. We're also watching some good races for the mayor's…

Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls has their mayor

Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls has their new Mayor. Ballots close at 8 p.m across Ontario, but Norbert Dufresne has been acclaimed Mayor of the Township. Dufrense was the only one nominated for the…

Nault 'glad' to see legalization

Kenora MP Bob Nault says he's glad the day has finally come for the legalization of marijuana. "It'll make a difference in young people's lives, and I think that's what's important about the change…
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Supreme Court to hear Dryden case

A mercury disposal pit as photographed for the book No Safe Place in 1977. (Courtesy Michael Perley)Judges at the Supreme Court of Canada will hear a case regarding the clean-up of mercury at a…

Detour at Highlands Bridge

The Highlands Bridge on Palker Road in Dryden will be closed to traffic today. Crews will be paving on the bridge, and only emergency vehicles will be allowed through. Paving was also being carried…

Community groups vying for funding

A number of community groups and organizations are all hoping for northwestern Ontario’s support, in Tbaytel’s for Good Community Fund initiative. The competition aims to help grow culture in the…

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