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School building taking on a new persona

School building taking on a new persona

This week the renovations to Meota School got underway. The building is owned by the Village of Meota and is now going under a transformation to house the village offices.

Potluck supper hosted by rec board

The recreation board for the RM of Glenside will be holding a potluck supper along with a slide presentation at the Baljennie Community Centre Saturday, March 19 at 5 p.m. A popular photographer from the Battlefords will give a slide presentation.
Dare to GoLytely into the depths of the colon

Dare to GoLytely into the depths of the colon

You know you are doomed when the first thing a medical specialist does after you give him a delicate, but factual, précis of your symptoms, is circle your age on the file he has open on his desk.

Roaring snow machines liven up the village

This past weekend Meota was buzzing, snarling and roaring with the sound of the many snowmobiles that converged to take part in the Meota and District Recreation Association's annual snowmobile rally.

Former 'mailman' celebrates milestone birthday

Feb. 25, some members of the Sutherland family helped Eva Sutherland celebrate her 90th birthday at Pine Island Lodge in Maidstone. Eva's life in Waseca and area was a buys one.

Snow keeps piling up

More snow was falling Monday morning. With snow falling nearly every day, it is piling up. Although there is not as much snow here as in many places, we do have more snow than we have had for a few years.
Threatre production coming together

Threatre production coming together

The cast of the annual dinner theatre are hard at work preparing for performances April 15,16 and 17. The play this year is A Little Piece of Heaven, a comedy/drama with a cast of 14. Tickets will go on sale March 7 at $25 each.

Slide show features local landscape

Kaiser was played at the Maidstone Drop In Centre on Valentine's Day with a small turnout. Lunch was provided by Lil McMillan. Winners of prize draws were Dorothy Schwartz and Milt McMillan. Bingo was played Feb. 16 with a good crowd in attendance.

Tuned into the Scotties

Chloe and Lee Burt held a sleepover with Great-grandma Norma Lott. Last week was a holiday from school, so they had a chance to visit. Some of the apartment ladies are staying in where it is warm and watching the Tournament of Hearts curling.

Orolow riders take home cash prizes

Orolow Church northeast of Borden held a snowmobile rally Feb.19 with over 120 riders taking part. Top prize of $900 went to Rodger Pederson of Blaine Lake. Other winners were Aaron Gross of Saskatoon $540 and Evelyn Paulson of Langham $360.
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