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Store wars

All things considered -- column by Gail Krawetz

Super Bowl Christians

For the sake of those who did not see it, let me say Super Bowl 2016 was one of the greatest football games ever. Whenever the best teams meet in a championship match the fans get a treat.

Farmers’ group unanimously passes resolution to reinstate CWB

A group representing Swan River/Pelly farmers, which has as its main goal to have the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) reinstated, unanimously passed a resolution to that effect at an open meeting on February 10 in Swan River.
Norquay man wanted on several Criminal Code warrants

Norquay man wanted on several Criminal Code warrants

Following an RCMP investigation into a February 16 complaint of break, enter and theft at a rural residence northwest of Swan Plain, a report from the Kamsack/Pelly RCMP detachment states that Wayne Babiuk of Norquay is wanted on several Criminal Cod

Atchison acclaimed as PC Party candidate for Kelvington-Wadena

On February 17, Tim Atchison was acclaimed as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the Kelvington-Wadena constituency for the April 4 provincial election.
Twenty four participants chosen to perform for Parkland Music Festival final concert

Twenty four participants chosen to perform for Parkland Music Festival final concert

After close to 350 performers participated in the Parkland Music Festival at the Canora Composite School during the week, a number of the top candidates performed for the final concert on February 13. About 75 persons attended the concert.

Sunrise Health Region board discusses First Nations’ community health services

At the January 27 meeting of the Sunrise Regional Health Authority, Lawrence Chomos, the board chair, reported on activities for the previous month which included a January 15 meeting with Senator Ted Quewezance of Federation of Saskatchewan Indian N

Delicacy dilemma

Column by Gail Krawetz

Nature Conservancy of Canada celebrates World Wetlands Day

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) saluted February 2 as World Wetlands Day. “If you brushed your teeth this morning, chances are you used water to rinse,” said a release from Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Olson rink wins annual Stenen Open Bonspiel

The Tim Olson rink of Preeceville, with Jess Olson (third), Ralph Ager (second) and Denise Olson (lead), won the annual Stenen Open Bonspiel which ran from January 31 to February 7. There were 16 rinks registered for the bonspiel.