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Spring tea shared with care home guests

Spring tea shared with care home guests

April 30, the Borden Care Home Auxiliary held a spring tea in the care homewith a few dropping in for lunch. Gerbera daisy door prizes went to Dot Buswell, Shirley Jacobsen and Gail Schoenroth.

Track team takes show outdoors

If it looks like spring, and acts like spring, it should be spring, right? May 27-29, the diamonds will host the annual Miners slo-pitch tournament, which includes three days of tournament play and a dance Saturday night featuring Paradise Road, the
Team wings their way to $975 donation

Team wings their way to $975 donation

It was great to see everyone out who attended the potluck supper at the Maymont Seniors' Centre April 27. The evening's entertainment was by Mel Deagnon, Tom Caldwell, Bert Carpentier, Cindy Galley and Vivian Seib.
Mother Nature is always pushing back

Mother Nature is always pushing back

As I watch news on television and read newspapers, I am continually faced with the power of nature as it pours its forces out against the works of mankind.
Thespians play to sold out audiences

Thespians play to sold out audiences

The Speers and District United Church held their 18th annual dinner theatre April 15-17. The Friday and Saturday performances were in the evening and Sunday was a dinner and matinee. All three were sold out performances.

Easter visitors

Donna Gardi of Prince George, B.C. was here to visit her mom and dad, Lil and Milt McMillan. They all attended the wedding of Trevor Robb and Luell Fladeland at the stockade in Lloydminster. Donna returned home Monday.

Village shines after annual clean up

It was busy weekend for residents of the village. Saturday was the annual clean-up day, when residents worked to get rid of debris, scrap materials and junked appliances.

A flash of purple at the feeders

It was interesting to see a small flock (about 10) of purple finches at the feeders this week. They are beautiful, busy little birds so it was a pleasure to have them around for a few days.

Dancing up a storm

From ballet to hip hop, the walls of Don Ross echoed with the thunder of synchronized feet as the Battlefords Dance Festival Association held its 31st annual dance festival from April 25 to 27.

Many unable to attend birthday supper

Bingo was played April 13 with Margaret MacEachern and Jean Hartman doing the calling. Lunch was provided by Bev Stewart and Dorothy Harmel. The loonie pot was won by Jean Stewart. The March-April birthday potluck supper was held April15 at 6 p.m.
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