Tagged: Quill Lake

Literary Event at Quill Lake School

The annual Poetry Day for kindergarten to Grade 3 classes at Quill Lake School was held March 17, followed by the Division II Storytelling Competition for grades 4, 5 and 6. Students gave entertaining...

Judge Hands Down Sentence

The courtroom in Wadena on March 17 was nearly empty, save for family and a few interested parties, for the sentencing of Delbert Nanaquetung. It was Delbert, 24, and his brother Donovan Nanaquetung, 28, who...

Take a Magic Carpet Ride

Picture this: a warm night, balmy breezes and a magic carpet ride around the world. This was the theme for the Prairie Pearls’ fourth annual Dancing for a Miracle fundraiser, for Telemiracle 40. Stefanie...

Another exciting Robbie Burns Night

The 20th annual Robbie Burns Night was held at the Quill Lake Community Hall on Jan. 15, featuring the Quill Lake Highland Dance Club and guest performers the Glenlily Dancers from Saskatoon. It was a...

Bob Govan receives France’s Highest Honour

The Quill Lake Legion holds a Christmas party every year, but this one was different. Local president Lane Grey had a big surprise in  mind. Veteran Bob Govan was up for an honour, and that...

A record-setting bull sale

Cattlemen are smiling a little more these days, in light of record high prices at the auction mart. With an unprecedented shortage of beef in North America, the future looks bright for today’s cattle...

Legionnaires Honoured in Humboldt

The Legion Hall in Humboldt on Jan. 18 was the scene of a ceremony honouring the living veterans of the Second World War. Saskatoon-Humboldt MP Brad Trost handed out certificates and pins to the...

Poetry and Music of Scottish Bard Alive and Well

The Quill Lake Highland Dancers hosted the 19th annual Robbie Burns Night on Jan. 16. Many different dances were performed by the club, and there was additional entertainment. As well as the Glenlily Dancers...

Accent Credit Union to the rescue

At a special presentation on Oct. 5, Accent Credit Union’s chief executive officer Guy Martin handed over some essential new lifesaving equipment to Quill Lake fire Chief Jim Plaksy. Gathered at Accent Credit Union...

Enrolment steady at area schools

The new school year began on a beautiful summer day with students arriving in new shoes, splashy backpacks and maybe some with not quite enough sleep in their inventory. Wadena Composite School enrolled 130...

Quill Lake School holds fall grad

Graduation ceremonies in Quill Lake were held on Aug. 30 with eight graduates. With Quill Lake School principal Miles Johnson, back left, is the graduating class of 2014. Left to right, standing, Michelle Marshall,...

Let’s all go to the drive-in

The Quill Lake Sports Grounds filled up on Sunday evening, Aug. 10, for the InVigor Outdoor Movie Night sponsored by Bayer CropScience. Bayer representative Brent Pitts of Humboldt suggested the location, chosen because of...

Area athletes shine on national stage

National competitions held in Vancouver and Regina over the summer highlighted the skills of Lauren Weigel of Quill Lake, and Hayley Sunshine and her brother Darian Sunshine, both of Fishing Lake First Nation. Haley...

Letters from 1919

Ruth Erickson of Quill Lake brought in some letters written by her father, Emil Gilbertson, when he was with the American army stationed in the deep south. He later came up to the Quill...

Still the waters run and rise

Unstable weather systems and runoff from overwhelmed waterways continue to threaten the Quill Lakes and points east. While the Town of Wadena asks residents to be conservative in their water use to reduce the...