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DriveTest and the United Steel Workers, which represents driving examiners across the province, are slated to resume negotiations this morning.Jim Young, president of Local 9511, says it remains to...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The OPP have arrested a 33 year old man in connection to a disturbance over the weekend at a Railway Street residence.Police were called out Saturday night to investigate an alleged assault.Marshall...

Post date: September 09, 2009

The RCMP in Manitoba are searching for a man believed to be missing in Whiteshell Provincial Park.Early Sunday morning, police say they received reports of someone who seemed to be struggling in the...

Post date: September 09, 2009

A busy weekend for the OPP on local roads and highways.Officers were out in force over the Labor Day Long weekend cracking down on agressive drivers.A total of 165 speeding tickets were issued, along...

Post date: September 09, 2009

A Manitoba man encountered a different type of hazard on Beauty Bay Golf Course in Kenora.Police and Ambulance personnel were called to the course Sunday morning around 5 o'clock.Someone was thrown...

Post date: September 09, 2009

There could be a break through in the search for a new land ambulance base in Kenora.The Kenora District Services Board is evaluating several properties up for sale.Chief Administrative Officer Sten...

Post date: September 08, 2009

Generatgion Y-those people who were born in the 1980's and 90's grew up on fast food, and in a culture of instant gratification.That data is from the Northwestern Health Unit.Medical Officer of...

Post date: September 08, 2009

Ontario Power Generation will close 4 coal-burning power generating units next year.The announcement impacts the Nanticoke station near Simcoe and the Lambton plant near Sarnia.Spokesperson Bob...

Post date: September 08, 2009

A boil water advisory is now in effect for residents of Keewatin and Norman.The Northwestern Health Unit says the advisory went into effect as of 5:00 Friday night.The Health Unit says the quality of...

Post date: September 08, 2009

The 2010 Olympics will have a taste of Dryden.Detective Constable Janet Kaus and Sergeant Scott Silver have been invited to the Games in Vancouver.The two will serve in the security detail.

Post date: September 08, 2009

U.S. and Canadian authorities have set a November 13 deadline for creditor claims against AbitibiBowater.The Quebec Superior Court in Canada and the U-S Bankruptcy Court for the District ofDelaware...

Post date: September 08, 2009

A Quebec man couldn't high tail-it out of Northwestern Ontario after a gas and dash on the weekend.Dryden OPP were contacted Saturday morning after someone failed to pay for gas at the Village Corner...

Post date: September 08, 2009

A two hour round table discussion on poverty was held on Friday in Kenora.Former Liberal Cabinet Minister Ken Dryden chaired the brainstorming session and asked those taking part to create a party...

Post date: September 08, 2009

Former Ontario N-D-P Leader Howard Hamptonsays Greyhound Canada's threat to pull out of Manitoba and northwestern Ontario is a bargaining chip.Hampton, who stillrepresents the riding of Kenora-Rainy...

Post date: September 04, 2009

The first phase of the downtown revitalization project is just wrapping up and the city is getting ready to embark on phase two.The contract for the next phase of the project has been awarded....

Post date: September 04, 2009

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