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By: chrismarchand - 26 February 2013 - 0 Comments

The Dryden Area Family Health Team is taking on longer hours to alleviate pressure on the hospital’s emergency department. Dieticians, registered therapists and registered nurses (RNs) will be expanding services from 8 a.m. to [...]

By: chrismarchand - 26 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Public high school teachers may return to leading extracurricular activities this week as the union says the province has agreed to negotiate assurances that no contract will be imposed on teachers again. Ontario Secondary [...]

Wabigoon to light outdoor rink
By: chrismarchand - 26 February 2013 - 0 Comments

A funding announcement to help further develop a recreation site in Wabigoon was a chance for members of the community’s local services board to update the community on the issues on their agenda. Kenora [...]

By: chrismarchand - 26 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Northwest Catholic District School Board Director of Education, Mary-Catherine Kelly will retire at this school year’s end. Kelly will have served the regional Catholic board for eight years when her resignation takes effect on [...]

Raising a reader: engaging kids early for literacy success
By: chrismarchand - 26 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Cultivating a culture of literacy at home can help readers bloom in the classroom and St. Joseph’s School is planting that seed in the families of students whose formal learning has yet to take [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 February 2013 - 0 Comments

The million-dollar budget hunt has begun. After finding $700,000 in cuts to meet balance its 2013-2014 budget, the City of Dryden was dealt a brutal blow two weeks ago when the Domtar Mill was [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Between its uniformed and civilian operations Dryden Police Service will account for a projected $3.4 million in spending in 2013, a fact that makes it the largest line item in the City of Dryden [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Facing tough love in contract negotiations, local child welfare workers passed valentines through Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell last week in hopes their cause would curry the fancy of Premier Kathleen Wynne. The Canadian [...]

Local student wins essay contest, $60,000 for youth projects
By: chrismarchand - 20 February 2013 - 0 Comments

A local Grade 10 student’s essay has won the grand prize in the national TIM-BR Mart Sharpshooter contest, bringing $60,000 to community youth projects. “It’s really exciting,” said Megan Silander, whose 500-word advocacy paper [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Firefly to assist KP school board in giving teachers better tools to recognize and address problems Public school teachers are now versed in the language of mental health and they’re taking Firefly’s hand as [...]



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