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Nuttall re-elected: Norm Bush, John Carlucci, Martin MacKinnon, Ken Moss, Mary Trist and Roger Valley make up council
By: chrismarchand - 30 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand They were practically melted into their chairs by the time the dutiful vote counters returned an unofficial count at 1 a.m. When they did, re-elected City of Dryden Mayor Craig Nuttall [...]

Patterson praised for contribution to minor hockey
By: chrismarchand - 30 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A long time local hockey coach and minor hockey volunteer received some high praise and recognition from the sport’s national governing body, Oct. 23. Amid the fanfare of a visit from [...]

BUSINESS: Gould’s Furniture celebrates 50 years
By: chrismarchand - 30 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Fifty years ago a young married couple took a chance and with the support of each other brought their six kids to Dryden and opened what was then Johnson Electric. Marion [...]

The start of something beautiful: Cloverbelt’s Community Greenhouse is born
By: chrismarchand - 30 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins It is the start of something beautiful. A community coming together through donations, volunteer support and a vision for a fresh food future to build a greenhouse for the well-being of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Dryden Chamber of Commerce is spending Small Business Week deeply involved in a regional business retention/expansion survey project in collaboration with the neighbouring communities of Machin and Ignace. Dryden and [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff There’s another indication that the city’s acrimonious relationship with the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) may be coming to an end. Dryden City Council voted in favour of clearing its [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins With 20 people signing up with a $1,000 deposit, the Senior’s Cooperative Housing project is moving ahead full steam. Northern Lights Credit Union (NLCU) President and CEO and project spearhead, Ernie [...]

St. Joseph’s School presents plan to ease traffic concerns
By: chrismarchand - 29 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins St. Joseph’s School principal Mark Lugli, brought forth some pressing concerns regarding traffic and safety surrounding his school at the last City Council meeting. With currently over 446 students and 50 [...]

Nebraska Co-Op studying Cloverbelt’s successes
By: chrismarchand - 29 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Roy and Caryl Guisinger, the husband/wife power team behind the Nebraska Food Co-Op, were in Dryden last week to visit the area and see what has made the Cloverbelt Local Food [...]

Bistro Santé:  Fresh cuisine with a French twist
By: chrismarchand - 29 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Madame Lynn Konkle’s Grade 8 French Immersion class at St. Joseph’s school in Dryden has been inspired by the Cloverbelt Local Food Co-Op’s donation of a garden plot to their school [...]



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