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Lil’ Bands back in town
By: chrismarchand - 10 February 2016 - 0 Comments

Dozens of Northern youth hockey teams flood into community for a week of fast-paced action By Michael Christianson The Little Bands Native Youth Hockey Tournament is in town this week for its fifteenth year [...]

Cariou: Lower loonie expected to yield increase in U.S. tourism
By: chrismarchand - 10 February 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The lower-than-normal value of the Canadian dollar is expected to bring a higher-than-normal amount of tourism traffic across the border to Sunset Country outfitters, says the head of a regional tourism [...]

By: chrismarchand - 10 February 2016 - 0 Comments

Submitted Construction is planned for this summer, said Gary Nickle, fundraiser for Dryden Youth Soccer Association, in an address to the Dryden Rotary Club on Feb. 3. “We have enough money to build a [...]

Meet your 2016 Kin Karnival Princesses
By: chrismarchand - 10 February 2016 - 0 Comments

Ally Wisneski Hello, my name is Ally Wisneski and I’m representing the Machin Volunteer Fire Fighters Association” in this year’s Kin Karnival. I’m 16 years old and attending Dryden High School. I previously attended [...]

KDMA: Assessment concerns not confined to forest industry
By: chrismarchand - 10 February 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand  You know you live in strange times when a discussion on property assessment was among the most interesting and impactful agenda items last week’s Kenora District Municipal Association Conference. Representatives from [...]

Domtar hopes to open taxation dialogue with city
By: chrismarchand - 03 February 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand With court proceedings wrapped up between the two parties, Domtar Dryden officials hope to establish a dialogue with the City of Dryden in order to agree upon a reasonable rate of [...]

Young Professionals speed networking
By: chrismarchand - 03 February 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson What felt like speed dating was actually an opportunity to mingle and network for a group of young locals last week. The Dryden Young Processionals Network held an event at The [...]

Still looking for 100 Men
By: chrismarchand - 03 February 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Alas, mobilizing Dryden’s men in pursuit of a worthy community project is proving a bigger challenge than Tyler Peacock anticipated. Since October, Peacock has made it about halfway to his goal, [...]

BUSINESS: Passing the glass — U-Brew winemakers Golden Nectar change hands
By: chrismarchand - 03 February 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand If Patrice Greenslade were a cask of wine, she’d be ready for bottling. After 23 years of helping Dryden and area residents bottle their own wine and beer, the retiring Golden [...]

By: chrismarchand - 03 February 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand There’s never been a more exciting time to be a hobbyist aero-modeler as technology rapidly pushes the pastime into exciting and legally complex directions. After Christmas morning saw many families gently [...]