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By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell called for municipal unity and provincial action when the Legislature returns next week. Campbell spoke to the Kenora District Municipal Association on Feb. 8, calling out Premier designate, Kathleen [...]

By: chrismarchand - 07 February 2013 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden’s service and hospitality sector is preparing itself for a monumentally busy week as 38 youth hockey teams in five age divisions from remote Treaty 3, 5 and 9 communities descend [...]

Fourth annual Winter Festival on track for Family Day long weekend
By: chrismarchand - 07 February 2013 - 0 Comments

Dryden residents are encouraged to get involved in Dryden’s fourth annual Winter Festival set for the upcoming Family Day long weekend. The City of Dryden’s Andi Kidd says as in previous years, the bulk [...]

Huge Domtar reassessment sends city back to drawing board on budget
By: chrismarchand - 05 February 2013 - 2 Comments

An unforeseen and significant drop in the assessed value of Domtar Dryden’s mill operations will have a major impact on the 2013 City of Dryden Budget. The mill property’s assessed value, as determined by [...]

By: chrismarchand - 31 January 2013 - 0 Comments

Resolute Forest Products (formerly Abitibi-Bowater) announced an estimated $50 million sawmill project to be constructed near Atikokan, Jan. 31. A company press release says project will involve the construction of a single line random [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 January 2013 - 0 Comments

The mood seems cautiously optimistic over the election of Kathleen Wynne to the head of the Ontario Liberals as the Premier of Ontario. Wynne is the first female Premier in the province’s history and [...]

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 [...]

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