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Farmers' market produces Christmas sale

Farmers' market produces Christmas sale

Borden Farmers' Market held a successful Christmas sale Dec. 4 in the Borden Community Centre, with 20 vendors selling their wares in the main hall and 10 in the seniors' room. The Grad 2011 class sold lunch.

Round Hill Riders hold elections

The Round Hill Riders 4-H Club held elections this month. Elected were: president - Nelda Swistun; vice-president - Jessica Haryung; secretary - Linaya Sidebottom; and treasurer - Shannice Poitras. Club reporters are Morgan Nyholt and Nelda Swistun.
Gallery puts on a new face

Gallery puts on a new face

The newest exhibit at the Allen Sapp Gallery compares and contrasts the personal approach in Sapp's portraits with the more detached view offered by early photographs of aboriginals, but it also introduced a new face to the gallery, that of Marcus Mi
Taking in the Grey Cup experience in 24 hours

Taking in the Grey Cup experience in 24 hours

Why not? As I relaxed on a Saturday, looking forward to our Battlefords Publishing Christmas party that evening, my fingers got a workout from texting.

Residents take in seniors' Christmas party

I'm back from a holiday in Prince George, B.C. where the weather was no different than it was here. I had a very good time anyway.
Transforming the trash

Transforming the trash

Having a hard time Christmas shopping for that creative person on your list this year? The Mix art gallery in Saskatoon is host to two ReArtCycle members for one more week.
103 and still going strong

103 and still going strong

When News-Optimist reporter Jason Antonio went to talk with Robert Forrest on his 100th birthday three years ago, Forrest said he didn't have any plans for a 101st birthday.
Three B's first of concert series

Three B's first of concert series

Bach, Beethoven and Brahms - the three B's. The music of these three masters was featured Saturday in the first of a series of concerts being presented by Jaya Hoy and Lisa Hornung.
Santa stops by for a visit

Santa stops by for a visit

Meota ADRA sponsored Santa Day in Meota Dec. 4. This event has been a regular occurrence here for many years and will continue for many years to come.

Sharpshooters claim turkey prizes

The Speers and District Recreation Board held their annual turkey shoot Nov. 26 and 27 with 98 turkeys being won by sharpshooters aiming at pie plate targets. They also had a roulette wheel.