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Kenora Thistles host local ID camp

Kenora Thistles host local ID camp

While the snow may still be piled high on the ground, ice-time is in short supply in the region. That may be one of the reasons the Kenora Thistles Midget AAA team chose Dryden as a [...]

Youth Dryland Training session draws wide variety of athletes

Youth Dryland Training session draws wide variety of athletes

By Chris Marchand A free all-day dryland fitness training session offered young athletes inroads to a variety of athletics experiences and resources, Saturday. Drawing 45 kids from a diverse sporting backgrounds from swimming to hockey, the [...]

‘Dogs 20 year olds reflect and get set for playoffs

‘Dogs 20 year olds reflect and get set for playoffs

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are once again entering into the post-season but for seven members of the Ice Dogs this their last shot at bringing the Bill Salonen cup back home. These [...]

GM Ice Dogs face North Stars in semi-final playoff series

The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday the schedule for the upcoming semifinal series between the No. 2 Dryden GM Ice Dogs and the No. 3 Thunder Bay North Stars. This best-of-seven match-up will commence [...]

Tough weekend in Minnesota closes Dryden GM Ice Dogs season

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden GM Ice Dogs played a pair of back-to-back games against the Minnesota Iron Rangers south of the border to close out their regular season. The Iron Rangers struck first on [...]

SIJHL announces nominees and Thief River Falls expansion team

By Dryden Observer Staff The regular season of the SIJHL has wrapped up but much is happening around the league. Last weekend the league announced their finalists for individual player awards for the 2015-16 season. Among the [...]

Eagles reflect on OFSAA, another stellar season

Eagles reflect on OFSAA, another stellar season

By Chris Marchand While a trip to the championship final wasn’t in the cards for Dryden High School’s Eagles Girls Volleyball Team at last week’s ‘AA’ OFSAA Provincial Championships, the club succeeded in keeping their school’s [...]

Local nordic skiers go the distance at 39th Sleeping Giant Loppet

By Dryden Observer Staff You don’t drive all the way to Sibley for a mere eight-kilometre race. While the bulk of the 800 nordic skiers in Thunder Bay’s 39th annual Sleeping Giant Loppet signed up for [...]

Cadets host regional marksmanship meet

Cadets host regional marksmanship meet

By Chris Marchand Cadets from 906 Machin marked a bronze medal team finish in a regional cadet marksmanship competition hosted at the Dryden Agricultural Centre, Saturday. Approximately 40 cadets from Kenora, Red Lake, Sioux Lookout, Dryden, [...]