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Smashing Pumpkin Festival in Pilger

Smashing Pumpkin Festival in Pilger

The fifth annual Pilger Pumpkin Festival was a smashing success. The festival, put on at the Pilger Community Hall on September 25, attracted over 400 people to the community of just 70 residents.
Choral camp has song echoing through Marysburg

Choral camp has song echoing through Marysburg

The tiny town of Marysburg was ringing with the sounds of young singers last week.
Local boy's Rider tribute now YouTube sensation

Local boy's Rider tribute now YouTube sensation

A young man from Humboldt is dealing with a lot of public attention after putting his Rider Pride and his love of music on the Internet earlier this month.
German Day focuses on honouring heritage, youth

German Day focuses on honouring heritage, youth

A hearty welcome to all - or "Ein herzliches Willkommen an alle" - was given at the third annual German Day or Deutscher Tag held August 8 in Humboldt.
Bruno Cherry Festival

Bruno Cherry Festival

Although it was a beautiful weekend, attendance at the eighth annual Bruno Cherry Festival was lower than usual this year.Overall, the festival, held July 24-25, went over well, said Kevin Pulvermacher, chair of the Cherry Festival.
Marimbas the focus of third concert in Marysburg

Marimbas the focus of third concert in Marysburg

The Marysburg Festival of the Arts is beginning to wind down.The second last concert was held at Assumption Church in Marysburg on July 7.The headliner of the concert was Darrell Bueckert, who plays the marimba.
Using abstract art to communicate

Using abstract art to communicate

Dana Standinghorn is a young artist taking part in the Creative Partnerships program through the Chapel Gallery in North Battleford. She uses a variety of media to express her interpretation of the world around her.

Heritage themes include faith, sports, and arts

Humboldt is a city that cares about its heritage. That was the message brought to the community during three Heritage Values meetings held at the Humboldt and District Museum and Gallery on June 21.
Museum Gala

Museum Gala

The Original Humboldt Site may have been drowning in water, but that didn't stop the Humboldt and District Museum and Gallery from having a grand opening of the site.

Bamford Concert proceeds

It, but it raised a huge chunk of change. The Gord Bamford concert, held May 1 at the Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt and put on by local 4-H clubs attracted a crowd of over 1,000 people - not a bad size, but not the sell-out they were hoping for.