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MiniMates collection overruns museum

MiniMates collection overruns museum

One man's toys have also become his treasure.When Jeff Burton of Humboldt got his first MiniMate, a type of block-style action figure, in 2002, he likely did not foresee that 10 years later, his collection would number over 500.

Turning thoughts to spring music festival

'Tis the season to spread warmth and good cheer through the joy of music which also means 'tis the season to look forward to another Battlefords Kiwanis Music Festival.
Core concerns voiced at  Arts Humboldt's first AGM

Core concerns voiced at Arts Humboldt's first AGM

The umbrella is opening slowly for Arts Humboldt (AH), the fledgling association whose goal is to provide a collective voice for the arts in Humboldt. The association held its first annual general meeting on October 20, at the Uniplex in Humboldt.
HCI drama club tackles "A Christmas Carol"

HCI drama club tackles "A Christmas Carol"

There will be one more musical in Sutherland Theatre before it's torn down. The Humboldt Collegiate Institute (HCI) drama club will be performing "A Christmas Carol" this winter as the theatre's last hurrah.
Humboldt German club cancels Oktoberfest for 2011

Humboldt German club cancels Oktoberfest for 2011

October is here, and that means the events we usually associate with the tenth month of the year - harvesting, Thanksgiving, Oktoberfest and Halloween - should be too. Normally, getting harvest completed makes farmers work up a great thirst.
Seniors' week celebration full of music and laughter

Seniors' week celebration full of music and laughter

Last week was Seniors' Week. (Note to children from parents: On the day when you see us old, weak and weary, have patience to try to understand us.) Maymont held a potluck supper with close to 50 people in attendance.
Annual concert to help fund Liberation Treatment for Moore

Annual concert to help fund Liberation Treatment for Moore

Instead of benefitting research into MS, it will benefit its founder's treatment for it. The fifth Maxine Moore and Friends concert for MS has been set for the afternoon of October 16 at Westminster United Church.
Motion captured by ceramic works of art

Motion captured by ceramic works of art

The ceramics works of two Saskatchewan artists are slated to be in Humboldt in October.
Adams' glass works of art up at museum

Adams' glass works of art up at museum

A small glass cabinet in the Humboldt and District Museum and Gallery is the showcase for glass artist Elaina Adams' newest exhibit. Adams is more widely known for her stained glass work, such as the panes she made which are now installed in St.
LeRoy church closing after over 100 years of service

LeRoy church closing after over 100 years of service

It's a sad time for the members of the Zion Lutheran Church in LeRoy. The church will be closing its doors this fall, after 100 years of servicing the area. "We will be having a closing service on October 2 at 2 p.m.