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Tuesday, 17 May 2022 06:00

Wade Dance Centre entertains crowd

Wade Dance Centre’s 22nd annual recital drew just under 200 people to the George P. Buleziuk Centre. Belva Wade Zentner’s students, who range in age from three all the way up to 20, thrilled the crowd with the perfection of their art. At this year’s Northwestern Marquette Festival, the Wade…
They call her the Cancer Care Connection in Lazare.... About a month ago Cheryl Lemoine called Devon Gurniak and told him she had an idea to raise funds for the Expanding Community Cancer Care fundraiser. The plan was that Cheryl would purchase a Yeti cooler to raffle off and if…
A celebratory WHOO HOOO was let out after Deputy Premier Cliff Cullen announced that the province would be picking up the $700,000 in remaining costs the Expanding Community Cancer Care Committee needs to meet its $2.5 million goal to start construction. For more, get the May 10, 2022 edition of…
The Beef and Barley festival has been around since 1973. Year after year, it was it was one of the highlights of the Thanksgiving weekend as former residents of all ages made a point of coming home and renew old friendships. As such, many thought of Beef and Barley as…
It was billed as a night of Unity, Peace and Understanding. One that filled Binscarth’s Third Avenue Theatre with the smiles of friends united and hearts filled with the joy that only music can bring. Event organizer Bob Christie (left) joined Solange Simard on stage. Solange was one of the…
There’s a lot of buzz surrounding the loss of the number of bees across Manitoba. Every year apiaries lose a certain number of bees over the winter months. Many attributed it to poor weather conditions, pests and it just being part of the nature of things, but there’s also a…
Tuesday, 19 April 2022 11:08

A special evening

Thanks to the efforts of so many volunteers, A Dinner for Ukraine - a cooperative effort between Westman Immigration Services, the Rossburn Ukrainian Catholic Pastoral District and the Russell Silverton United Church - raised an astounding $90,000. The money raised will go to the Canada -Ukraine Foundation to help directly…
Tuesday, 12 April 2022 08:56

Canmark survives pandemic challenges

It’s a challenging time all around for agriculture, business and industries all over the world. The pandemic has left a huge impact and when combined with a drought year in Manitoba and inflation, many are just bearing down and riding it out. The pandemic put forth challenges for businesses and…
Tuesday, 12 April 2022 08:54

Tech is changing farming in many ways

Modern agriculture looks little like the early days of farming. All aspects of farming have been modified by the access farmers now have to technologies to meet the demands of their work and the pressure a growing population places on farmers to produce quality food. Farm automation, precision farming and…
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