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Fine Arts program students exhibit work at museum

Fine Arts program students exhibit work at museum

By Chris Marchand The walls of the Dryden and District Museum belong to the Fine Arts program student of Open Roads School for the next few weeks. Grade 6-8 students unveiled their exhibit ‘This Is Us’, [...]

Symphonic sing-a-long with Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Symphonic sing-a-long with Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra leads a crowd through a sing-a-long section of their program during a fundraiser appearance in support of New Prospect School’s Grade 8 Toronto Trip, Feb. 27.  Photo by Chris Marchand [...]

Update on Second Chance Shelter at Rotary luncheon

Update on Second Chance Shelter at Rotary luncheon

By Michael Christianson Cynthia Seitz from the Second Chance Pet Network took the opportunity to speak with the Dryden Rotary Club last week about all the goings on at the shelter and with the organization. The [...]

Scouts discuss comeback

Scouts discuss comeback

By Michael Christianson A return to Scouting in Dryden was on everyone’s mind Monday evening as representatives from Scouts Canada met with parents at Open Roads School. Olean Jones, a Scouting trainer for the northern Ontario [...]

Water water everywhere: St. Joseph’s School students explore the importance of water to our lives

Water water everywhere: St. Joseph’s School students explore the importance of water to our lives

By Michael Christianson Students from St. Joseph’s school took the opportunity to celebrate water on Monday. Students took part in activities both at school and Van Horne Landing including crepe making, curling, dancing, snow shoeing and [...]

The Power of Pancakes

The Power of Pancakes

Rotary Exchange student Varja Lindström and Paige Ponton (near) served up some traditional Swedish pancakes, Sunday at the Dryden Ski Club. The duo were nearly overwhelmed with orders, serving 62 people and raising $376 for Dryden [...]

Symphony show to raise funds for Toronto trip

By Michael Christianson  The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is returning to Dryden and for this visit they are helping to send New Prospect School Students to see the largest city in Canada. “This is a special [...]

Air Cadets open many opportunities for young members

Air Cadets open many opportunities for young members

By Michael Christianson Paige Ponton is still a high school student, but on Thursday nights, and a lot of weekends, she is Warrant Officer Second Class Ponton and Deputy Commander of the 906 Machin Royal Canadian [...]

Rotary Talent Show

Rotary Talent Show

  Dryden Rotary hosted an Italian dinner at the Centre on Saturday followed by a talent show for elementary school students, which showcased some of the local talent Dryden has to offer.          [...]

Saville helping with international Shelterbox program

Saville helping with international Shelterbox program

By Michael Christianson Kendra Saville has spent the last 20 years helping others in times of crisis at the Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Management, now she is spending her free time helping even more as [...]