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Dryden Rotary celebrates 75 years
By: MichaelChristianson - 26 April 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Chris Marchand In true Rotary Club fashion, not an ounce of enthusiasm was spared in the celebration of the auspicious 75th anniversary of Dryden’s chapter of the international service club. Members gathered [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 26 April 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Residents of the former Barclay Township are marshalling their best arguments in hopes of dissuading Dryden City Council from taking Dryden Fire Rescue’s Hall #2 (the former Barclay Fire Hall) out [...]

FedNor investment to fund EDO, PACE
By: MichaelChristianson - 26 April 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Dryden Observer Staff The city of Dryden will once again have an economic development officer. That was one of two announcements Kenora MP Bob Nault made at Dryden City Hall last week. [...]

Hoshizaki House kicks off campaign
By: MichaelChristianson - 26 April 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Sarah McCarthy The Shelter, Hope & Growth campaign kicked off last Wednesday at Dryden’s Hoshizaki House. Community members gathered for a presentation and BBQ, with all the proceeds going towards purchasing necessities [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 26 April 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The city of Dryden is looking to improve how you get around. Currently there is no conventional public transit in the city but Dryden does fund, though municipal tax dollars and [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 19 April 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Michael Christianson It was revealed this week that city council is considering the closure of Fire Hall #2 which resides in East Dryden, formerly Barclay. Word of this spread quickly and at [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 19 April 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand While local, provincial and federal officials have long planned and prepared for how to respond to natural disasters in northwestern communities, how to respond to a human catastrophe requires an altogether [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 19 April 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Warning Preparedness Meteorologist Geoff Coulson was in Dryden last week for the fifth Northwestern Ontario Conference on Disaster Management put on by the Northwest Response Forum. He opened his talk with [...]

Egli’s Open Barn
By: MichaelChristianson - 19 April 2017 - 0 Comments

Familiar springtime scenes from Egli’s Sheep Farm and Animal Park over the weekend as droves of weekend fun seekers took part in the Minnitaki farm and retailer’s free annual Open Barn event. Adorable spring [...]

DHS students give incoming Grade 8s a peek into high school life
By: MichaelChristianson - 19 April 2017 - 0 Comments

By Sarah McCarthy Future Eagles of Fall 2017 recently gathered together at Dryden High School for grade 8 Orientation. It was a day of learning and preparing the soon to be grade 9 students [...]