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GALLERY: A View of Eternity

GALLERY: A View of Eternity

Those with their eyes on the skies, Friday night, were feeling pretty small and insignificant as the milky way galaxy unfolded to the naked eye in the moonless sky adding unnerving depth to an already spectacular [...]

GALLERY: Lean On Me — Hundreds compete in Annual Turkey Trot Cross Country Race

GALLERY: Lean On Me — Hundreds compete in Annual Turkey Trot Cross Country Race

Wearing wings and a tutu, Dryden High School Eagles Cross Country runner Josh Carruthers emerges from the woods like a strange angel of mercy as he offers some sportsmanlike assistance to a Kenora Beaver Brae Broncos [...]

Rollin’ Through Fall

Rollin’ Through Fall

Mountain bike enthusiast Stephen Semeniuk enjoys a romp through the brightly coloured forest on the Squirrel Nuts trail, part of the Ghost/Mavis Lake Trail System, Sept. 23.   Photos by Chris Marchand Surf and Turf. Mountain biker Meghan [...]

Unbeaten Eagles down Crocus Plains

Unbeaten Eagles down Crocus Plains

Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns Defence was the name of the game when the Crocus Plains squad from Brandon matched up with the DHS Eagles at Harry McMaster Field last Friday. Field position was critical as neither team found sustained [...]

Falcons on the field

Falcons on the field

Dressed in their sharp-looking home and away jerseys, The Dryden Falcons junior varsity football team play an inter-squad game, Sept. 16, in prepartion for  the first of two-game series versus Kenora’s Beaver Brae. Kenora will visit [...]

Stunning Aurora Borealis

Stunning Aurora Borealis

A doppler radar tower serves as a compelling foreground for a geomagnetic storm on the evening of Sept. 7.  A strong solar flare ejection the previous day resulted in displays of aurora borealis directly overhead — [...]

3rd Annual Taylor Gardiner Memorial  Bike/Car/Truck Show

3rd Annual Taylor Gardiner Memorial Bike/Car/Truck Show

The Dryden Roadrunners hosted their 3rd Annual Taylor Gardiner Memorial Bike/Car/Truck Show on Sunday inside and outside of the Memorial Arena. Everyone was encouraged to bring out their prized vehicles to show off at no cost. [...]

FEATURE: Here Comes the Rain Again — Air tanker testing moves into the forest canopy

FEATURE: Here Comes the Rain Again — Air tanker testing moves into the forest canopy

By Chris Marchand The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests, The Canadian Forest Service and FPInnovations were back for round-two of a scientific study gauging the effectiveness of air tanker planes — this time under [...]

Fun in the sun at the Teddy Bear Picnic

Fun in the sun at the Teddy Bear Picnic

A young Dryden resident enjoys the simple pleasure of soap bubbles on a beautiful summer’s day at Dryden’s annual Teddy Bear Picnic, Aug. 20 at Sandy Beach Park. The event was an important milestone for the [...]

Sharing the gift of music in the far north

Sharing the gift of music in the far north

By Michael Christianson Tim Cofield is no stranger to the north. Although the musician lives in Tennessee his roots are planted here. So when the opportunity arose to share the gift of music with those living [...]