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Judo refs meet in Dryden

Judo refs meet in Dryden

Dryden’s central location made it an ideal meeting place for those involved in competitive Judo in the Northwest region, Saturday. The Dryden School of Judo welcomed referee Frank Vossen and 7th degree black belt Bill Doherty [...]

‘Dogs, Lakers evenly matched in opening salvos

‘Dogs, Lakers evenly matched in opening salvos

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs tied up the Bill Salonen Cup Final on Friday after a loss on Thursday. A road trip to Fort Frances saw back-to-back games for the Ice Dogs. In [...]

AHLer Kevin Raine earns community service award

AHLer Kevin Raine earns community service award

By Michael Christianson Dryden’s own Kevin Raine was named the Manchester Monarch’s IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Manchester community during the 2014-15 season. In a statement released [...]

Eagles track team warming up at Falls meet

Eagles track team warming up at Falls meet

By Dryden Observer Staff Members of the Dryden High School Eagles Track and Field squad asserted themselves as a strong team at the recent Bronco Booster Track and Field Invite, hosted by International Falls’ Falls High [...]

GALLERY: Dryden Skating Club Festival

GALLERY: Dryden Skating Club Festival

Friends and family of local skaters gathered at Dryden Memorial Arena, April 9 as the Dryden Skating Club dimmed the lights for its 2015 festival presentation. Photos by Chris Marchand       [...]

GM Ice Dogs to meet Lakers in SIJHL finals

GM Ice Dogs to meet Lakers in SIJHL finals

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs defeated the Minnesota Iron Rangers at home to advance to the Bill Salonen Cup. The Ice Dogs ended the series on Saturday night with a 3-1 win over [...]

Eagles host badminton qualifier

Eagles host badminton qualifier

  NorWOSSA Badminton Qualifier results, April 1 Jr. Boys Singles 1. A. Neil – BBSS 2. D. Corvello – DHS 3. A. Taylor – TA Sr. Boys Singles 1. J. Osmond – QE 2. R. Dasno [...]

OFSAA leadership award for Lalonde

OFSAA leadership award for Lalonde

By Chris Marchand Local basketball coach Michael Lalonde earned some well-deserved recognition for many years of hard work and dedication to school athletics in Dryden. Lalonde received a Leadership In School Sport Award from the Ontario [...]

Scoring power on display

Scoring power on display

Minnesota series gets interesting By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs lead the Minnesota Iron Rangers two games to one after a win at home on March 30. The Ice Dogs defeated the Iron Rangers [...]

GALLERY: Slush Bowl celebration at Dryden Ski Club

GALLERY: Slush Bowl celebration at Dryden Ski Club

Dryden Ski Club member and bonfide grandfather Peter Brunner shows all the kids how to ‘keep it real’ as he blasts through a 30 foot long pool of chilly water during the Ski Club’s annual Slush [...]