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By: chrismarchand - 29 January 2013 - 0 Comments

Dryden resident Lynn Beyak is one of Canada’s newest Senators. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Beyak’s appointment to the Senate on Jan. 25. Filling one of two Senate vacancies for Ontarians, she joins fellow [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 January 2013 - 0 Comments

An Oxdrift man is being treated for severe burns in a Southern Ontario burn unit following a catastrophic house fire, Jan. 26. Jim Prouty was pulled from the burning building by son-in-law Shaun Dimit [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 January 2013 - 0 Comments

Dryden’s mayor says the city won’t proceed with a project to renovate the lobby of the Dryden Memorial Arena after members of the public voiced concerns over whether the project should be a priority [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 January 2013 - 0 Comments

The City of Dryden is cutting some dollars from its 2013 budget by bringing staff back to City Hall. City Manager Joe van Koeverden reports that renovations associated with the Bell Aliant takeover of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 January 2013 - 0 Comments

There’s an effort afoot to get volleyball and basketball teams back on the court at Dryden High School. High school sports and other extra-curricular activities have been dormant since the escalation of tensions between [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 January 2013 - 0 Comments

An upcoming seminar will offer gardeners a chance to benefit from the knowledge of area farmers as to what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to growing vegetables in the Northwest. The [...]

By: chrismarchand - 22 January 2013 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Chief of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation appeared before Dryden City Council, Jan. 21, seeking the city’s renewed support in a continuing effort to establish a casino/hotel project in the Dryden [...]

Band office babies: Eagle Lake First Nation removes the baby barrier for career-minded mothers
By: chrismarchand - 22 January 2013 - 1 Comment

It’s not what you might call a typical office environment. Four-month old Brantley Gardner bounces contentedly in the doorway near the photocopier – his weight supported by a spring-loaded contraption hanging from the doorframe. [...]

By: chrismarchand - 22 January 2013 - 0 Comments

An ambitious fundraising campaign hopes to provide students at Dryden High School with a rubberized track running surface. The current 400-metre gravel track that rings the DHS football field suffers from poor drainage and [...]

Senior donates wetland property to naturalists
By: chrismarchand - 22 January 2013 - 0 Comments

A local senior has made a tremendous gift to a group who sees value where others may not. Olga Woitowicz recently donated 80 acres of wetland property on Burnt Creek off Morton Road to [...]



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