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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 [...]

PHOTO FEATURE: All Hail the Mud People

PHOTO FEATURE: All Hail the Mud People

Intermittent rains softened up the picturesque spring landscape of the Eton-Rugby countryside nicely for teams of runners on a mission to commune with the rich soils of some of the district’s finest farm lands. Renamed the [...]

A Game Of Drones

A Game Of Drones

By Chris Marchand A new program among high schools in the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is giving new meaning to ‘teachers who drone on and on’. Members of the Dryden High School Robotics Club got together [...]

Golden Girls: Eagles Soccer Team OFSAA bound

Golden Girls: Eagles Soccer Team OFSAA bound

By Sarah McCarthy  Gold medals and a trip to OFSAA for the DHS Eagle Girls’ Soccer team. Norwossa was played last week in Kenora for the High School Girls and Boy’s league and in the final [...]

Dryden high School’s 22nd Annual Mini Pow Wow

Dryden high School’s 22nd Annual Mini Pow Wow

By Michael Christianson It was a beautiful day on Friday and outside on the Eagle’s football field Dryden High School held their 22nd annual Mini-Powwow. Sagkeeng’s Finest once again opened up the show with their dance [...]

Fire Hall #2 an issue of ‘respect’, say residents

Fire Hall #2 an issue of ‘respect’, say residents

By Chris Marchand They wouldn’t have all fit in Barclay Hall, if there were still a Barclay Hall. Around 100 residents of East Dryden instead packed the Ukrainian Hall in North Dryden to compare notes and [...]

Bringing ‘Bill’ home Dryden GM Ice Dogs capture 2016-17 SIJHL Championship

Bringing ‘Bill’ home Dryden GM Ice Dogs capture 2016-17 SIJHL Championship

  By Michael Christianson After going undefeated in the playoffs sweeping both the Fort Frances Lakers and the English River Miners the Dryden GM Ice Dogs are Bill Salonen Cup Superior International Junior Hockey League champions. [...]

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Scenes from the Dryden Entertainment Series presentation of Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s The Honouring, April 4 at The Centre. Mixing modern dance with traditional movement, The Honouring pays homage to the First Nations warriors of the War [...]

New Syrian family moved by reception

New Syrian family moved by reception

By Chris Marchand “Thank you for saving my children from the war,” said Shaha Janbali to the people of Dryden through interpreter Ghada Ibrahim. A long-awaited day unfolded in the fellowship hall of Our Saviour Lutheran [...]