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The Bitter Truth about Cranberries

Published November 29, 2017 by Marilyn Duncalfe Sassamanash is the Algonquin name for the tart, cheerful-looking red berry now commonly known as the cranberry.   European settlers thought the plant resembled a crane and thus bestowed the [...]

Revitalize Update

Rhonda Beckman Published – November 29, 2017 Every month I go through the statistical information that Facebook provides regarding the viewers and users on the Revitalize Red Lake page. To date, there are over 2100 members [...]

Minimum wage increase clears final hurdle, comes into effect Jan. 1

Published November 29, 2017 BY NSN STAFF Minimum wage in the province of Ontario will increase at the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1 after the Liberal government’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act received Royal Assent [...]

Word Play

Published: November 15, 2017 SUBMITTED BY MARILYN DUNCALFE The English language is ever-evolving and for word nerds it is fun to examine and learn about the terminology of written and spoken words and vocabulary.  If you [...]

Rollin’ Disco Diva

By Rhonda Beckman The other day a Facebook friend was talking about how nice it would be for the Dryden arena to be open in the summer for different rollerskating and rollerblading activities. Just that simple [...]