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By: chrismarchand - 19 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Old man winter snuck in hard and fast for crews working to complete the Duke St. Rehabilitation Project. Now the city says that pavement is going to have to wait for [...]

Northern community working with Cloverbelt Co-Op to address food security
By: chrismarchand - 19 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Not just the title of the new book commemorating Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI, formerly Big Trout Lake), but a reflection of a time when life revolved around hunting, fishing, gathering and gardening, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 19 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden is gearing up to host 16 teams and 250 athletes as the site of the 2014 ‘AA’ Ontario Provincial High School Boys Volleyball Championships. Starting with a banquet on [...]

Bishop wins ‘presenter’ award
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By Dryden Observer Staff Former Dryden resident and Dryden Entertainment Series booster Angie Bishop was recently recognized for her role in developing footholds for the performing arts in Dryden and her new home of [...]

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By Samantha Hawkins Expera Specialty Solutions, who recently recanted their offer to purchase Resolute’s Fort Frances pulp mill due to their inability to reach an agreement regarding a fair and economically viable supply of [...]

Local Métis observe Louis Riel Day
By: chrismarchand - 19 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Regarded by many today as a Canadian Folk Hero, Louis Riel (October 22, 1844 – November 16, 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba and a [...]

By: chrismarchand - 19 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand It wasn’t supposed to be much of a meeting — maybe a chance for a few outgoing lame-duck councillors to say a farewell. Instead, their Chief Administrative Officer beat them to [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand There’s a reason why Dryden Eagles senior boys volleyball squads have earned an almost perennial position amongst the top ‘AA’ volleyball squads at the annual provincial high school championships despite hailing [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Thirty elected officials from municipalities and First Nation communities across the Rainy River District travelled 1,800 kilometers to meet with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell at [...]

Health Unit survey shows student nutrition lacking
By: chrismarchand - 12 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Move over alcohol, tobacco and drugs, the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has added sedentary lifestyles and poor nutrition as key health challenge facing the region’s high school aged youth. Students were [...]



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