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Arson said cause of Pelly museum’s destruction

Arson said cause of Pelly museum’s destruction

Arson is believed to have been responsible for the fi re which destroyed the Fort Pelly-Livingstone Museum. At 3:13 p.m. on June 13, the Kamsack RCMP were called to a fire at the museum, said a release from the Kamsack RCMP.
Sturgis students’ accomplishments celebrated at awards day

Sturgis students’ accomplishments celebrated at awards day

Numerous students at the Sturgis Composite High School received awards on June 19 to celebrate their accomplishments throughout the school year.
Preeceville School students acknowledged for their achievements

Preeceville School students acknowledged for their achievements

Top academic and athletic students were acknowledged for their achievements at the Preeceville School awards day on June 19. A special presentation was made to those who helped in making the Breakfast Cafe open every morning.
Why not dugout canoes or animal skin kayaks?

Why not dugout canoes or animal skin kayaks?

Protestors in Seattle have a knack for irony. Several weeks ago a swarm of protestors in kayaks protested the presence of an offshore drilling rig in the port, one operated by Royal Dutch Shell.

Letter: Don’t let it happen to you!

Dear editor, When it comes to accidents, it’s common to think, oh, it will never happen to us. That is what we thought until our six-year-old son, Roan, a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program, lost his leg in a lawn mower accident.
Many changes reported at the Mackenzie Society’s annual general meeting

Many changes reported at the Mackenzie Society’s annual general meeting

The Preeceville Mackenzie Society Ventures annual general meeting was held on June 18 during which service awards were presented and a new executive was elected. Jackie Blotski chaired the meeting .
Memories made and shared at Sturgis fundraiser

Memories made and shared at Sturgis fundraiser

The Sturgis Community Hall and Sturgis Station House Museum committees teamed up to bring back a taste of the past.

Focus on Agriculture: Using financial statement ratios

As discussed in my last article, while financial statements are the measuring stick for farm business analysis, many farmers do not use them to their full potential.
Special tree in memory of special little boy

Special tree in memory of special little boy

On June 15 on the Preeceville School grounds, in front of the playground equipment, Nathan and Megan Maier, surrounded by family and friends, planted a Burr Oak tree in memory of their son Leif Maier, wholived from January 26, 2008 to July 27, 2014.

All things considered... The games we played

Last Sunday my husband and I attended an afternoon graveside service at the cemetery where my maternal grandparents are buried. On the way home we detoured to visit my grandparents’ homestead where I had spent many a Sunday afternoon as a child.