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French language school celebrates 10 years in Dryden

French language school celebrates 10 years in Dryden

By Michael Christianson On Saturday École catholique de l’Enfant-Jésus hosted a party to celebrate the schools tenth anniversary. Friends and families of the school were entertained by live music, bouncy castles, lots of other outdoor activities [...]

Music is your friend: DHS players host 15th Annual Music In Motion

Music is your friend: DHS players host 15th Annual Music In Motion

By Sarah McCarthy A celebration of the arts, music and the education that comes with it is what Music in Motion is all about, as Ryan Graham of the Music Department at Dryden High School said [...]

‘A Little Bit of This and That’

‘A Little Bit of This and That’

Open Roads Fine Arts Students display visual art pieces at Dryden Museum By Sarah McCarthy The Open Roads Fine Arts classes, Grades 6-8 have the opportunity to showcase their talents in the Dryden Museum’s latest exhibit.  [...]

The wisdom of the ages…and pancakes

The wisdom of the ages…and pancakes

Breakfast Open House to mark 300th anniversary of modern Freemasonry By Chris Marchand Three hundred years ago, Saturday June 3, members of London’s four Freemason’s Lodges gathered in an ale-house called the ‘Goose and The Grid-Iron’ [...]

Release your inner geek this weekend at JoyCon

By Michael Christianson Dryden is ramping up for its first ever ‘geek’ convention this weekend with the first ever JoyCon. Similar conventions have been popping up all over the world, the closest ones to Dryden being [...]

Living Library – ‘Slow motion genocide’ Author unravels history of Canada’s Indian Hospitals

Living Library – ‘Slow motion genocide’ Author unravels history of Canada’s Indian Hospitals

By Michael Christianson Author Gary Geddes visited the Dryden Public Library last week to speak about his new book Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care. Geddes came from British Columbia to [...]

it might get loud

it might get loud

   Dryden Young Professionals hosted a successful concert evening featuring some impressive regional talent, Saturday evening. Dryden’s Tyler Wood (left) who enlisted some help from percussionist Josiah Penner and Ethan Armit (right). The evening’s headliners were [...]

Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top

  Members of the Khartum Shrine Club from Dryden, Sioux Lookout and Winnipeg were proud to play host to their annual presentation of the Shrine Circus, May14 at Dryden Memorial Arena. Two showings helped Khartum Shrine [...]

Local talent join Kenora band North Shore on bill for event

Local talent join Kenora band North Shore on bill for event

  By Michael Christianson Kenora band North Shore will be rocking the Centre on Saturday, May 13. The show marks the first time the four member group will be playing in Dryden. North Shore is Rich [...]

A place for the arts at DHS

A place for the arts at DHS

    By Michael Christianson Fine Arts students from Open Roads School took the opportunity this week to visit their future school and to see what the high school has to offer these talented kids. This [...]