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Post Bulletin Reporter Dené K. Dryden

Dené K. Dryden

Region Reporter

Dené is the Post Bulletin's region reporter, covering the greater Rochester area.

Before joining the Post Bulletin in 2022, she attended Kansas State University and served as an editor for the student newspaper, the Kansas State Collegian, and news director for Wildcat 91.9, K-State's student radio station. She earned a bachelor's degree in English creative writing. In 2020, she moved to Central Minnesota to work full-time as a local radio news reporter.

Dené also moonlights as the volunteer web editor for The Adroit Journal, a digital literary journal highlighting the voices of early-career poets and artists.

A farm kid at heart, Dené loves to get outdoors to hike and look for cool bugs.

The departure means Eyota businesses and residents will have to travel to Rochester or St. Charles for in-person banking.
The tour aimed to help regional leaders and developers understand residential, industrial and commercial development potential in each city.
If the ordinance passes unanimously at the next council meeting, the changes to the city charter will go into effect in early January.
While some residents are still displaced from their homes due to severe storm damage, Mayor Mary Huntley said Taopi is on its way to looking like "a brand new city."
The city's tax base has grown, too, so a higher tax levy might not translate to a higher tax bill for Stewartville homeowners.
Two major topics arose: motivating a red wave in the upcoming election, and addressing alleged voter fraud in the 2020 election.
Around 140 Winona County residents signed the letter asking Gov. Tim Walz to meet with the community to discuss the July 26 fish kill near Lewiston.
The two candidates, who have both served in elected office prior to running for the Minnesota Legislature, spoke to a wide range of policy issues at the Rochester Public Library Monday evening.
While some mariners are still enjoying Lake Pepin as the weather turns colder, Lake City's boat repair shops are already seeing their usual surge in business.
Community members raised around $173,000 for the memorial, which features flags for the six military branches and two plaque walls.