Category: People

Wadena Cadet Makes Chilean Trek

There are youth clubs and there are youth clubs, but one of the best around is the federally funded Royal Canadian Air, Army and Sea Cadets. This national program for Canadians aged 12-18 promises...

Get Ready to Support Team Reid

A puzzle piece has many symbols in life and we found our missing piece in March 2015 when our son Reid, who is intelligent, outgoing, energetic and full of joy and love, was diagnosed...

Model trains keep on chugging

Toy trains are a popular hobby with a certain group, but not necessarily to play with. Model trains are much more than collecting engines and boxcars. The hobby involves building railyards and train stations and...

Solar Bud, solar pyrographer

Bud Hnetka was born and raised in the Archerwill area and has always displayed interest in the art world. Over the years his works were shown in galleries and he sold a few acrylic...

Belle Plaine still our Melanie

The rural air of Saskatchewan seems to inspire excellence. Melanie Hankewich, formerly of Fosston, is a good example. Always musical and always ready to perform, whether singing to her dog or standing up on...

Former Kuroki lad pens memoir

Gerald Sliva starts his book-signing sessions with a question. “Do you know where Kuroki is?” The answer might not be what you think. Where is it? Why, three miles south of Tryhubas’ barn, of...

School Desks in the 1940s and ’50s

The Community Spirit Manor residents from Rose Valley were invited out to the beautiful farmyard of Mike and Doreen Karapita on a July afternoon and all enjoyed a wiener roast and refreshments on the...

Hose ‘Em Down, Brush ‘Em Up

Members of the Kelvington 4-H Beef Club attended the Yorkton Spring Steer and Heifer Show. Nathan Niezgoda, Bradley Elmy and Kelsey Elmy wash their cattle for the Yorkton Spring Steer and Heifer Show. Photo...

You Must be Joking

When Erica and her husband Chad Moir went to Togo, Africa, they were chauffeured around by a young man who called himself Seize. Here, Seize learns about curling. Photo courtesy Erica Moir

Cadets receive awards and promotions

The Pipestone Cadets #2271 held their annual parade night with promotions and awards at the community hall in Wadena. Captain Lorri-Anne Proznick officiated the evening, assisted by Captain Claire Enright and Second Lieutenant Maryanne...