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Local artist has exhibit displayed

Local artist has exhibit displayed

The Assiniboia and District Arts Council featured a local artist for its Arts Up! exhibit at the Kay Cristo Room in the Assiniboia and District Library.
A&W hosts Burgers to Beat MS campaign

A&W hosts Burgers to Beat MS campaign

A&W locations across Canada participated in its annual campaign Burgers to Beat MS on August 24. Assiniboia’s A&W location also took part in the Multiple Sclerosis fundraiser for the first time, said Rod Rodil, A&W Assiniboia manager.
Assiniboia athlete participates in World Dwarf Games

Assiniboia athlete participates in World Dwarf Games

Wyatt Lightfoot came home to Assiniboia as a multiple medal winner after competing in the World Dwarf Games hosted by the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, on August 4-12.
Fun times for annual Kids’ Day in the Park

Fun times for annual Kids’ Day in the Park

Centennial Park was full of tiny smiling faces on August 21 for Assiniboia’s annual Kids’ Day in the Park. The event was organized by the Recreation Department.
New rural crime response entity created

New rural crime response entity created

A new Protection and Response Team (PRT) has been created to aid in the reduction of crime in rural Saskatchewan, announced Attorney General Gordon Wyant on August 22.
Cattle prices drop at Assiniboia Livestock Auction

Cattle prices drop at Assiniboia Livestock Auction

The Assiniboia Livestock Auction held a pre-sorted all breeds sale for calves and yearlings on August 15 and a regular cull cow and bull sale on August 16 with a total 1,129 head sold.
SaskParty reflects on successes as it moves to convention

SaskParty reflects on successes as it moves to convention

The Saskatchewan Party will be holding a leadership convention on January 27, 2018 to select a new leader following the announcement by Premier Brad Wall that he is stepping down as premier and leaving political life.
Assiniboia Museum says good-bye to co-ordinator

Assiniboia Museum says good-bye to co-ordinator

The Assiniboia and District Museum held an open house and farewell come-and-go tea for the museum co-ordinator Julie Newton on August 18. Newton had been with the museum since 2015 and will be moving to Regina.
OWWA holds workshop on water quality

OWWA holds workshop on water quality

The Old Wives Watershed Association held a workshop on the water quality for livestock on July 25 in Hazenmore. It proved to be a popular session with over 100 producers attending, said Tim Coloutier, a staff member at the OWWA.
Go! Science event held at the Library

Go! Science event held at the Library

The Saskatchewan Science Centre presented its Go! Science show at the Assiniboia and District Public Library on August 10.