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By: chrismarchand - 08 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Police are looking for more information for the investigation of the death of a resident in a local establishment over the weekend. A post mortem examination will be conducted in [...]

River Monsters’ Jeremy Wade taps into local legend for Eagle Lake episode ‘Canadian Horror’
By: chrismarchand - 08 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Jeremy Wade found out first hand last year why the muskie has been called the fish of 10,000 casts. Wade who hosts the popular TV series River Monsters filmed his program [...]

Dryden student awarded by Dalhousie University
By: chrismarchand - 08 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Randii Sullivan’s university experience hasn’t been quite what she expected when she first arrived on campus six years ago — and it’s all been for the better. The Dryden native [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Patricia Gardens Senior Services Inc. announced this past week that they will integrate with District of Kenora Homes for the Aged which currently governs the attached Princess Court. Following a general [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Transfield Services, and The Ministry of Transporation have mutually agreed to end the current Kenora area highway maintenance contract effective August 31, 2015. The contract was due to expire in 2024. [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 April 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted by the Dryden Fire Service Dryden firefighters from both fire halls, were called to two incidents during the day Monday March 30. At 8:30 a.m. the Dryden Fire Service, water / ice rescue [...]

Too close to home: Dinorwic man recounts bizarre domestic encounter with marauding lynx
By: chrismarchand - 01 April 2015 - 1 Comment

By Michael Christianson Raising three goats has been a new experience for John Cox of Dinorwic. He has had them for almost a year and he says it has been a learning experience. Something [...]

Resources shrinking for dental outreach as need spikes in Northwest
By: chrismarchand - 01 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Northwestern Health Unit was at the Dryden food bank last week looking for volunteers for a survey about the dental health needs of adults in Northwestern Ontario. The studies findings [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 April 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand When it comes to the Wabigoon Lake Ice Road smart anglers know that the difference between catching your limit of walleye or ‘getting skunked’ comes down to location, location, location. While [...]

By: chrismarchand - 26 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A new report by the regional think-tank Northern Policy Institute (NPI) examining the Northwest’s economy offers a hopeful outlook for the region’s labour market and youth out-migration challenges. Penned by NPI’s [...]