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Assiniboia student wins Make150Count RBC initiative

Assiniboia student wins Make150Count RBC initiative

Sara Kesslering, a Grade 12 student from Assiniboia Composite High School, was selected by the RBC branch in Assiniboia as the recipient of the Canada 150 initiative called Make150Count.
Notekeu championship final is tied up

Notekeu championship final is tied up

The Notekeu League championship final between the Assiniboia Rebels and the Mossbank Blades got underway on March 3 and 4 with both teams coming away with a win. In game one, Mossbank won 4-3 at the Assiniboia Civic Centre on March 3.
Mumps outbreak is a concern

Mumps outbreak is a concern

With a mumps outbreak in neighbouring Manitoba and Alberta, Saskatchewan public health officials are on the alert for any appearance of the virus. Mumps is an infection caused by a virus.
Mossbank ranked third in population growth

Mossbank ranked third in population growth

Mossbank has one of the fastest growing populations in the province. The town follows only Saskatoon and Regina according to the Saskatchewan 2016 Census. The community has grown 10.
Successful Canada 150 celebration at St. Paul’s Church

Successful Canada 150 celebration at St. Paul’s Church

St. Paul’s United Church was one of the first venues to open the Canada 150 celebrations in Assiniboia. The parish held its Canada 150 banquet on February 24 and welcomed 100 guests for the meal. This event was a fundraiser for the church.
Chamber Lunch and Learn details Canada 150 celebrations for town

Chamber Lunch and Learn details Canada 150 celebrations for town

The Assiniboia and District Chamber of Commerce held its Lunch and Learn on February 23, which was sponsored by B & A Petroleum.
Firefighting training held at Assiniboia Fire Hall

Firefighting training held at Assiniboia Fire Hall

Firefighting training was held for the members of the South Central Protective Services Association at the Assiniboia Fire Hall on February 10 and 11.
Rebels and Blades go head-to-head in playoffs

Rebels and Blades go head-to-head in playoffs

The Assiniboia Senior Rebels and the Mossbank Blades hockey teams are headed to the championship final. Both teams finished in the top two spots during the regular season in the Notekeu League.
Record amount of crop insurance during 2016

Record amount of crop insurance during 2016

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart was in Melville on February 23 to announce the new 2017 crop insurance program. There are a few changes coming to Saskatchewan Crop Insurance coverage for the coming crop year.
Telemiracle fundraiser held at the Prairie Villa

Telemiracle fundraiser held at the Prairie Villa

The Prairie Villa personal care home in Assiniboia held a bake sale on February 22 to raise funds for Telemiracle 41. The event attracted a steady stream of customers.