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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.
Pop Up Art Show features a lot of creativity

Pop Up Art Show features a lot of creativity

The Pop Up Art Show and Sale took place in Assiniboia over two days on February 25-26. It was organized by the Assiniboia and District Arts Council and was open to any artists who wished to show or sell their works.
Rebels and Blades take lead in playoffs

Rebels and Blades take lead in playoffs

The Assiniboia Senior Rebels and the Mossbank Blades each grabbed the lead in the Notekeu League playoffs. After the February 17-18 weekend, both teams had a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.
High school presentation of ‘Alice’ delights audiences

High school presentation of ‘Alice’ delights audiences

The drama club at the Assiniboia Composite High School delighted the audience with their performance of Alice, a one-act play, on February 15 at the ACHS gymnasium.
Rebels goalie wins All Star award

Rebels goalie wins All Star award

Nolan Berner, goaltender for the Southern Junior B Rebels, was presented with the South Division All Star Goaltender award from Mark Legare, the Prairie Junior Hockey League statistican/media relations.
Warm weather leaves fields vulnerable

Warm weather leaves fields vulnerable

Assiniboia and district have been enjoying unseasonably warm weather in February with highs above zero and reaching above 10 Celsius.
Provincial cattle markets slow down

Provincial cattle markets slow down

A total of 11,178 head of cattle were sold in Saskatchewan the week of February 10, down from 12,900 head sold the previous week, and down from 15,855 head sold the same week a year ago, reported Saskatchewan Agriculture.
Assiniboia students urged to ‘Imagine No Bullying’

Assiniboia students urged to ‘Imagine No Bullying’

Saskatchewan Roughrider slotback Nic Demski brought the “Imagine no Bullying” message to students at Assiniboia Elementary School, Lafleche School and Gravelbourg Elementary School on February 13 and 14.
Legion hosts Valentine’s Tea

Legion hosts Valentine’s Tea

The Royal Canadian Legion branch in Assiniboia held its annual Valentine’s Strawberry Tea on February 11 at the 55 Club building in Assiniboia. There were approximately 75 people attending the event, which included food, music and a door prize draw.