Russell Banner News

Another great musician has come out of his shell and earning recognition on the stage as an artist. Opaskwayak Cree Nation’s (OCN) Zack Richards recently won the 2022 GX94 Star Search Competition in Yorkton, SK. Ever since he can remember, Richards has always loved music, but it wasn’t until he…
Tuesday, 19 July 2022 06:00

Museum hosts open house

The Gilmour House held a very successful open house over the weekend, showcasing all the hard work of the RAHAC board members in restoring the oldest home in Russell. More details can be found in the July 19th edition of The Russell Banner!
Tuesday, 19 July 2022 06:00

Barbara B.'s book about Bud

Anyone who is lucky enough to have known Barb Dow knows she’s sharp as a tack with a faultless memory and a sense of humor matched by no other. So it comes as no surprise to her pals - old and new - that Barbara B. Dow decided to write…
Tuesday, 12 July 2022 06:00

Waywayseecappo Pride Parade

After their scheduled celebration was rained out the weekend before, Waywayseecappo First Nation held their second annual Gay Pride parade on June 29th just in time to end off Gay Pride month. The brightly colored floats carrying residents of all ages, made their way through the business district in Waywayseecappo…
Tuesday, 12 July 2022 06:00

Binscarth Canada Day

Parade Marshall Eva Barker with friend Marg Fraser
Organizing a day long fundraiser ending with a Countryfest headliner as a live entertainment is no small feat. But for Caroline and James Hewson, events like their community celebration held in Angusville over the weekend, are just one of the many things they do. Because, Lord knows, they’ve done it…
Tuesday, 05 July 2022 09:03

MPS Graduation 2022

The Major Pratt School graduation class of 2022
Logan Hamilton looks down on his 6’3” tall older brother Lucas standing in front of a 50-foot-tall tree that fell in their yard in the Foxwarren area on the night of June 19th. This 100-year-old tree was one of countless trees that fell in the yard. As the Hamilton’s lost…
“It’s fifteen years in the development. It’s the right time, the right economic model and we’re looking forward to sharing the profits and spending the profits on regional development.” Daymon Guillas, president of Potash and Agri-Development Corporation of Manitoba (PADCOM). Potash deposits don't respect provincial boundaries, so there was little…
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