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Over 600 attend 2011 Pilger Pumpkin Festival

Over 600 attend 2011 Pilger Pumpkin Festival

Once again, the population of Pilger swelled into the hundreds during their annual pumpkin festival.
Wish list for container to Africa released

Wish list for container to Africa released

They now have a facility. And a wish list. The day a local committee actually packs a shipping container full of goods to send to a village in Africa is coming closer, and things are slowly coming together.

City considering business licenses for child care providers

It is something that has never been considered before. The City of Humboldt is considering charging a business license fee to private child care providers within the city.

City's new finance director to start end of October

There's a new face coming to City Hall. The City of Humboldt announced the appointment of Steve Brown as their new Director of Finance in a press release issued on September 12. "We are very pleased to have the experience and expertise that Mr.
HCI anticipates move to "greener" pastures

HCI anticipates move to "greener" pastures

The estimated finish date for the new Humboldt Collegiate Institute (HCI) may be for the end of October, but Keith Thompson, the school's principal, says the move won't happen overnight.

Few RMs to hold elections in 2011

Two elections, 22 incumbents returned and three new councillors elected by acclamation. That's the situation in local Rural Municipalities after nominations for positions in Divisions 2, 4 and 6 closed on September 21.
Humboldt hosts junior football jamboree

Humboldt hosts junior football jamboree

Rookie football players from five nine-man football teams in the area took to the field at Glenn Hall Park in Humboldt on September 24.

Broncos thin-out 20-year-olds

The Humboldt Broncos traded away one of their veteran 20-year-olds last week.
Broncos win over LaRonge

Broncos win over LaRonge

First, they took on and beat a team that was a force to be reckoned with. Then, they won handily over the current top-ranked team in the league.

Pick up the pace

There really is nothing worse for a person in somewhat of a hurry than getting caught on a city street behind a vehicle that's travelling 30 km/h or so below the speed limit when the streets are in good condition, and there are no children running ar