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By: chrismarchand - 11 March 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted The Dryden District Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the nomination period for the 18th Business Excellence Awards is now open, and asks for the community’s assistance in identifying deserving nominees [...]

BUSINESS: New taxi service very happy with local response
By: chrismarchand - 11 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Dryden’s newest taxi service has been in business for only a little over a week now and owner/operator Ben Fehr couldn’t be happier with the response. Cabbie’s Taxi is hoping to [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand An east-west route to the Ring of Fire mining area via Pickle Lake, a potential economic boon to the Northwest, will finally be examined for its merits over the next year. [...]

Skating races a long tradition
By: chrismarchand - 04 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board once again revived a local tradition this week with the return of skating races. Hundreds of students from across the region filled up the Dryden Memorial [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A group representing patient interests at Princess Court is hoping the public will join them in a call for more staff hours at the local long-term care facility. Specifically, the group [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden Fire Service Chief Ken Kurz says residential structure fires are happening on a weekly basis during the cold snap of the past two months. The steady use of heating [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff A 37 year old Dryden man has been charged with cruelty to animals after OPP received an anonymous call on Feb. 23 pertaining to a dog being left out in [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Keewatin-Patricia School Board is hoping to get enough students registered for their French Immersion Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten Program so they may offer it in Dryden in the fall. New [...]

Local brewing group inspires Kenora micro brewers
By: chrismarchand - 04 March 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The home brewing of beer has been going through a resurgence in recent years. Equipment has become less expensive; Internet forums have become places of sharing ideas, methods, as well as [...]

By: chrismarchand - 25 February 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Presented at the last regular meeting of Dryden City Council, a draft capital budget outlines where the city plans to spend money over 2015. The public works department lays claim [...]