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Hotel hosts seniors' lunch

Hotel hosts seniors' lunch

The seniors enjoyed a superb meal served by Dawn Gray and her staff at the Maymont Hotel. Before supper they had a meeting in the afternoon and after supper they went back to the seniors' centre where they enjoyed Christmas carols.
Carol night a special evening

Carol night a special evening

Hafford Central School played host to budding stars and starlets Dec. 16. Children dressed in holiday finery gave performances on stage that filled the night air with joy and laughter. About 300 people packed the gym to hear some great performances.
Service brings comfort

Service brings comfort

Remembering a loved one during the Christmas season can be lonely. Hafford Gospel Church held a Candle light vigil Dec. 11. People came together to reflect on lives lived without having to be alone during this time.
'Tis the Season to be Giving

'Tis the Season to be Giving

The undated photograph from the collection of the City of North Battleford Historic Archives shows Santa and his "helper" dignitaries about to distribute gifts to the patients of Notre Dame Hospital at the Christmas party.

Senior supper enjoyed

Lil McMillan was to Edmonton for an eye appointment. Her daughters, Della and Darlene, took her there. Lil was saying the roads were like summer. No snow.

Contest creates a winter wonderland

Season's greetings to all readers. It sounds as though travelling weather and roads will be favourable for Christmas and New Year's weeks. Waseca is well lit this year.

Farmer and army veteran passes away

Sympathy goes out to the Rayner families from the local area and Battleford on the recent passing of Thomas Rayner. Tom was the eldest boy of a family of 10 children.
Christmas and Dad's Cookies

Christmas and Dad's Cookies

It was our last stop. On a hot July day we were anxious to get into our air conditioned car and on home. I was rushing down the aisle at Costco when a bright yellow box caught my eye, "Dad's Cookies" it read.

Scruffles' Christmas Miracle

A family pet went missing from his back yard in North Battleford Nov 10. He was found Dec. 12 by Trent Ilett north of the city. Trent runs his dogs every day in the area where this dog was found.

Time to defend the reason for the season

This time of year, for personal reasons, has been a time of mixed emotions for me. Christmas was always a special time for my family and it centred on Christian principles that this country was formed around. The day of Dec.