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4-H club busy

Maidstone Gully Multiple 4-H Club held a fourth general meeting Jan. 3. The meeting began with the pledge, followed by roll call, then members listened to the minutes from the last meeting before hearing the treasurer's report.

Tankard schedule set

Instead of round robin action, there will be four teams to qualify with a page playoff game for the 2011 SaskTel Tankard.

Snow problems

Dear Editor When one side of the street or avenue has a sidewalk and the other side an eight- to 10-foot median, wouldn't it make sense to plow the snow to the side with the median instead of pushing it to the side where a poor, 80-year-old man has b

Work starts on Lehman Creek bridge

Driving by Cochin on Highway 4 might take a little longer than usual starting this week. The timber bridge over Lehman Creek will be demolished and a new precast concrete bridge will be built in the same location.
Terriers eat up North Stars 4-1 at Civic Centre

Terriers eat up North Stars 4-1 at Civic Centre

After losing 9-6 in Kindersley Tuesday night, the Yorkton Terriers had something to prove and unfortunately the Battlefords North Stars were in their way when the two teams met Wednesday night in North Battleford.
Time and technology marches on

Time and technology marches on

There are mornings when I feel like I'm a hundred years old.

Unnecessary violence mars hockey experience in Battleford

Dear Editor Jan. 15, we escorted our grandson to a bantam hockey game held in the Battleford Arena. We were expecting to view another interesting and entertaining hockey game like countless others we have watched.
Northwest teams back to .500 in Outlook

Northwest teams back to .500 in Outlook

Darlene Gillies of Unity was in action Friday in the 10 a.m. draw and the Gillies rink won 9-4 to pull their record to 2-2. Robyn Silvernagle of Meadow Lake did the same in the 10 a.m. draw, as her team beat Debbie Folk to improve to 2-2.

Stewardship, biodiversity topics of winter workshop

Redberry Lake Watershed AEGP hosted its fourth annual winter workshop entitled What's in the Stew of Stewardship' redefining success on the farm on January 17th at the Ukrainian National Hall in Hafford.
Seniors gear up for sweetheart event

Seniors gear up for sweetheart event

There will be a Valentine's Day Dance at Maymont Memorial Hall. Please join us Feb. 12. Doors and cash bar open at 8 pm. If you were at our Sadi Hawkins dance, the same DJ will be taking requests and playing favourite tunes.