Category: People

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...

JJ Guy releases CD of ‘unique’ tunes

Lintlaw’s JJ Guy has just released his sixth CD, a fiddle collaboration with well-known fellow fiddler Gordon Stobbe. Just arriving home from the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous in Whitehorse, where he and Stobbe performed, Guy...

Pastor Kienle hands over the reins

The New Life Community Church found new leadership last fall. Long-time pastor Karl Kienle, looking to retire, had been searching for someone to take over his duties at the church. Through mutual acquaintances he...

Local outfitter retires after 16 years

After years of spotting for ducks, plucking feathers and hosting American hunters, well-known local outfitter Reg Glennie has decided to hang up — er, unplug — the decoys. Reg, spotting ducks. Glennie started outfitting...

Someone you love has dementia

Part One: The doctor’s office. Now that we have enough chairs and are all seated, I’ll discuss the results of this morning’s assessment of Mr. Godhe. The real key to the diagnosis is in...