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Skating rink offers exercise venue

It is good to know Waseca skating rink has been in operation since the end of December. The rink is available to families and individuals who are interested in making skating a part of their exercise and recreation activities.

January departs on a cold note

January has passed quickly and is going out on a cold note. We have been fortunate not to have had the storms that have plagued some other parts of Canada. The plus temperatures we experienced last week have made walking treacherous in some places.

African drums unique learning tool

Exam week for Maymont Central School Grades 7 - 12 students was Jan. 24 to 27. Report cards will be sent home Friday, Feb. 4. A professional development day for staff was held Jan. 28. Semester two begins Monday, Jan. 31.
Traditional jigging works to raise the roof

Traditional jigging works to raise the roof

A performance of Métis traditional music and dance is coming to the Battlefords Thursday, Feb. 10 with all proceeds shared by the Raise the Roof CUPlex fundraising intitiative and Métis Child and Family Services.
Why I'll never be a mechanical engineer

Why I'll never be a mechanical engineer

Moving to the Battlefords, I left a lot behind in Alberta, including a boyfriend. Since we decided to tough out the long-distance thing, I visit him every chance I get.

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.
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.
Malanka celebration rings in New Year

Malanka celebration rings in New Year

The Hafford Cheremka dancers held yet another successful banquet and performance at the Hafford Communiplex in honour of Ukrainian New Year celebration Jan. 15.

Museum hosts whist drive

Borden Museum held a whist drive Jan. 19 in the Borden seniors' room with 23 out to play. Scoring high hand prizes were Jean Hryniuk and John Petrun. With the low hand was Don Brand.

100th birthday honoured at Hillcrestf

A special 100th birthday cake to honour Jessie Kuttai was featured at the Jan. 20 potluck supper at Battleford Hillcrest Centre. Musical entertainment was supplied by Albert Varga and Bob Mallatt and enjoyed by approximately 45 seniors.
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