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Pride cometh before the harvest

Pride cometh before the harvest

When I was a kid living in Manitoba, my mom had a garden in the backyard. I loved running through the stalks of corn, pretending I was Mary from The Secret Garden. Occasionally I would force the boy next door to be the sickly bedridden boy.
Preserving a holy history

Preserving a holy history

After celebrating their 105th anniversary this August, the Notre Dame Parish is donating a DVD and booklet, outlining the congregation's extensive history in North Battleford, to the City of North Battleford Historic Archives.
The man who saved Fort Battleford

The man who saved Fort Battleford

Joseph Anderson, a turn of the century clergyman, once said "There is nothing that solidifies and strengthens a nation like the reading of the nation's own history, whether that history is recorded in books, or embodied in customs, institutions and m
The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune

The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune

Harold Anderson received his first fiddle on his eighth birthday. Living on a farm near Foam Lake, Anderson attended a two-room school along with his four brothers and five sisters. One of the teachers, Metro Syrnyk, was a violinist.
Students take steps for a cause

Students take steps for a cause

Decked out in school colours and filled with pride, students at Ratushniak Elementary School in Maidstone took steps for a cause Friday.
JPII performers are Oklahoma bound

JPII performers are Oklahoma bound

Staff and students of John Paul II Collegiate high school are putting the production Rodgers and Hemmerstein's Oklahoma! into action Nov. 23, 24 and 25. Oklahoma! the musical is set in Oklahoma Territory in 1906, outside a town called Claremore.

SARCAN recognizes long service

Irene Schwartz of North Battleford was among 62 employees recognized for long service to SARCAN Recycling Sept. 23 at an employee recognition event in Saskatoon. Schwartz earned a 15-year award.
Saskatchewan cultural exchange fall tour kicks off

Saskatchewan cultural exchange fall tour kicks off

The rhythm of the school day was a little different than usual in Paradise Hill Monday. The Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange kicked off its annual tour spending the day with Division I and II students.

Fin Island Run showcases trails

The second annual Fin Island Trail Run was held Aug. 28 during Bridgefest.
Year kicks off with Franco-fun

Year kicks off with Franco-fun

This year the focus at École Père Mercure is on teaching and practicing the 10 learner profiles from the IB (International Baccalaureate) Program. This month the learner profile being developed with students and staff is "The Communicator.