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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 [...]

35th Annual Lake of The Eagles Pow Wow

35th Annual Lake of The Eagles Pow Wow

By Michael Christianson Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation’s Annual Lake of the Eagles Pow Wow marked another milestone this year celebrating 35 years of bringing people together. This year was no exception as visitors from near and [...]

Home Town Proud

Home Town Proud

By Michael Christianson Some of Dryden’s finest hockey players came home on July 26 for Home Town Proud Day in Dryden with the hopes of raising money for the Dryden Memorial Arena. The DREAM (Dryden Recreation [...]

Project Sunset: Program aims to build life skills in youth through experience

Project Sunset: Program aims to build life skills in youth through experience

  By Chris Marchand As anyone who has ever set foot in a canoe knows, you can learn a lot about yourself in a tippy, unstable craft. A pilot program in the Northwest is taking youth [...]

Let Loose The Moose!  Moosefest begins

Let Loose The Moose! Moosefest begins

Scenes from the opening of Dryden’s Max The Moose Festival, July 14 at Cooper Park. The event was focused fun family games and events including a dunk tank featuring local emergency services members. [...]

Born on the First of July

Born on the First of July

Dryden’s Sesquicentennial Canada Day Baby, Jakob Maddox Lang, waves hello with proud parents Steven and Kathleen. Jakob arrived at 6:18 p.m., July 1st, weighing in at 7 lbs, 9 oz and 21 and one-quarter inches. Photo [...]

FEATURE: Reversing the ravages of time

FEATURE: Reversing the ravages of time

Friends of White Otter Castle seek MNR funding for repairs and maintenance By Chris Marchand It’s a place best understood in person, with the weight of your solitude pressing in amidst the relentless churning effort of [...]

Kennedys claim Walleye Masters crown

Kennedys claim Walleye Masters crown

By Chris Marchand It was a year of big weight at the 2017 Tbaytel Dryden Walleye Masters as anglers pushed the boundaries of what we think we know about the Wabigoon Chain of Lakes. Father and [...]

Small town PRIDE: Inaugural event well supported

Small town PRIDE: Inaugural event well supported

By Michael Christianson Dryden held its first ever Pride celebration in its over 100-year history on Saturday; for attendees and organizers it was a long time coming. It was a day for people from all walks [...]