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By: chrismarchand - 17 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Pay now, or pay later? The old adage split Dryden city councillors down the middle as they mulled over a ‘cost-of-living’ tax increase during the first public budget discussion of the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 16 April 2015 - 0 Comments

Eco-dev agency pitches hiring and maintaining board structure By Michael Christianson A?year since the city scuttled its last attempt at hiring an economic development manager, The Dryden Development Corporation (DDC) was back before council, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 16 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson In his mission to present the 2015 Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) budget to the municipalities under its auspices, CAO Henry Wall is also taking the time to promote to the [...]

Kennedy awarded rare honour
By: chrismarchand - 16 April 2015 - 0 Comments

Visiting Grand Master presents retired police officer with highest Masonic award By Chris Marchand Local Mason and retired OPP officer John Kennedy joined the ranks of a distinguished few, April 7. At a banquet [...]

Redefining ‘what is possible’
By: chrismarchand - 16 April 2015 - 0 Comments

Meeting challenges and defying expectations with Spencer West By Michael Christianson For a man with no legs who has done things most able-bodied people will only dream of, speaking to an audience in Dryden [...]

BUSINESS: Walmart completes supercentre conversion
By: chrismarchand - 16 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand After a year-long conversion process, Walmart Dryden opened its doors as a ‘supercentre’, April 9. The most notable element of the conversion, the long-awaited opening of a fresh foods section (produce, [...]

Financial pressure on family
By: chrismarchand - 08 April 2015 - 0 Comments

Family trying to raise enough money to keep house while attending daughter’s medical treatments By Michael Christianson How does one measure a community? The answers may vary if we did a poll but one [...]

By: chrismarchand - 08 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Police are looking for more information for the investigation of the death of a resident in a local establishment over the weekend. A post mortem examination will be conducted in [...]

River Monsters’ Jeremy Wade taps into local legend for Eagle Lake episode ‘Canadian Horror’
By: chrismarchand - 08 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Jeremy Wade found out first hand last year why the muskie has been called the fish of 10,000 casts. Wade who hosts the popular TV series River Monsters filmed his program [...]

Dryden student awarded by Dalhousie University
By: chrismarchand - 08 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Randii Sullivan’s university experience hasn’t been quite what she expected when she first arrived on campus six years ago — and it’s all been for the better. The Dryden native [...]



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