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Curling club welcomes senior curlers

Well (big sigh inserted here) it's over for another year. Unless, of course, you have Ukrainian heritage. Then you have the privilege of enjoying the cultural festivities of Ukrainian Christmas this weekend.
Minnehaha hosts annual Christmas concert

Minnehaha hosts annual Christmas concert

Here we are at the end of 2011 and entering 2012. The weather has been phenomenal and we have had the added good fortune of the livestock being able to remain on pasture.

Mild weather makes for Christmas travels

Dec. 28: The beautiful weather had everyone away for Christmas. Milt and Lil McMillan spent Christmas at the home of their daughter, Darlene and Gary Robb.
Maritime scenes from a prairie perspective

Maritime scenes from a prairie perspective

The newest exhibition in the main salon of the Chapel Gallery is by an artist who was born in Saskatoon and went on to become an Official War Artist during the Second World War.
Teamwork key to rink improvement project

Teamwork key to rink improvement project

Christmas day here in Meota was very quiet as it seemed most people stayed in or were not around.
Creativity and charity fill the season

Creativity and charity fill the season

During the holiday season, John Paul II Collegiate is bursting at the seams with creative activities for the students and staff to participate in.

Musical event supports Empty Stocking Fund

Over $415 was raised Dec. 18 for the Battlefords Empty Stocking Fund at the eighth annual Christmas music program sponsored by the Sandwith St. Philip's Presbyterian Church.

Enthusiastic, young musicians entertain seniors

Twenty-nine seniors attended a Dec. 15 monthly potluck supper at the Battleford Hillcrest Centre. They enjoyed a birthday cake in honour of Minnie and Ron Plum's birthdays. They both turned 90 in December.

Looking back at 2011 in Maymont

January: Back to school Jan. 5; Sarah (Gillatt) Beaudion's 93rd birthday Jan. 7; Jennifer and Kyle Combres birth of son Logan; Judy and Garry Gallie moved to Maymont. February: Maymont Snowmobile Rally Feb. 19; Goodbye to Margaret Johnston.

Children's Christmas party hosted

Children in Speers and area were treated to an afternoon Christmas party. About 15 children attended. There was colouring for the younger children. The group then made Christmas ornaments to hang on the tree.