Category: People

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...

Hooked on Hunting: Not Just a Trophy

Looking at his dad’s hunting magazines and following him like a shadow is how Jeff Schlachter got hooked on the sport. “I’ve always been interested in hunting,” said Schlachter, not remembering a time when...

Local student wins provincial essay contest

During a ceremony held March 26, Wadena Elementary School Grade 4 student Jenna Pomedli was awarded top honours in the SaskTel Pioneers provincial essay competition. Pioneers manager Darrell Liebrecht from Regina, and past-president of...

Wildcat Atoms take league banner

Nothing is more gratifying as a coach or parent than watching your team win a championship. And so it was on Saturday, March 21, for the coaches and fans as the second day of...

Trekking across the frozen lakes

Since the flooding of the Quill Lakes started a few years ago, Ken Kerluke has joked to his cousin Lawrence Haskey, my father, about getting in a boat and going to Dafoe for breakfast....

Locals attend Telemiracle 39

The people of Saskatchewan rallied for the 39th time to raise money to help residents in need of medical care and equipment, funds for travel and accommodation, and more. This year we raised more...

Trying on the suit

Margo volunteer firefighters gathered at the village hall, where the village is reviewing its emergency management plan. Margo volunteer firefighter Marc Andreas, left, dons the suit while Fire Chief Jim Peszko looks on during...

No getting out of jail free

E&K Dollar Variety once again hosted a pancake breakfast and jail ‘n’ bail to raise money for Telemiracle 39. Till early afternoon on Feb. 22, volunteers were busy cooking for the crowds who came...