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OPP catch rash of impaired drivers

Drivers are being warned that's its never okay to drink and drive, after OPP charged four local drivers with impaired driving in the last week.

“People still aren't getting the message,” said Provincial Constable Jim Davis of the OPP

However, recent changes in legislation have given officers more power on the roadsides and many are using them to crack down on drunk driving.

SGEI Paramedic course set to heal local shortage

Paramedics are in critically short supply in Northwestern Ontario. But one local school is hoping to fill the gap.

Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) in introducing a diploma program for Paramedics, with its first cohort beginning the fall of 2020. By developing home-grown paramedics, they're hoping these grads will live and work within the community.

Family seeks public help in hunt for missing local man

He's a beloved brother and cousin, an attentive grandson, and a loving father. And he's still missing.

Since his disappearance on January 15, Chauncey Grover's family and a team of police and volunteers have been tirelessly combing the woods between Couchiching First nation and Fort Frances, hoping for any sign of the missing man.

Rickford backing Mulroney for PC leadership

The Progressive Conservative candidate for Kenora-Rainy River in the upcoming provincial election already has thrown his support behind Caroline Mulroney to be the party's next leader.

“I'm endorsing Caroline Mulroney outright and I spoke with her yesterday [Sunday] confirming she had my full support,” Greg Rickford said Monday evening in an e-mailed response to the Times.