Snowmobile rally winners announces

Adgerine McNutt is again a proud great grandma to a bouncing baby boy born to her grand-daughter Anna and Ryan Babchuk of Unity on Sunday, Feb. 12. Congratulations! 

Telemiracle will be broadcasting from TCU Place in Saskatoon March 4-5.Telemiracle is an annual fundraiser run by the Kinsmen Organization now into its 41st year. The money raised provides medical supplies and equipment for individuals in need. Many groups sponsor an event in order to support this worthy cause. Try to attend one in the next few weeks as every dollar counts! 

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Senior Citizens Housing Authority in Mayfair held an appreciation supper last Friday. Included were the three tenants, board committee and some of their family members who enjoyed the catered meal. The committee had a meeting before the supper.

Rabbit Lake and District Ag. Association is holding their annual Snowmobile Rally on Saturday, March 4. The trail is approximately 70 to 120 kilometres. There are three cash prizes. First place takes $5000, second place will get $2500 and third place will walk away with $1250.

On the tickets are printed the words "Remembering Wilfred Krelow," which is a nice gesture as Wilfred was a tremendous help at many functions and worked endless hours making ideas a reality. For more information on the rally please call Russell at 306-883-8155, Dave at 306-824-4523, or Amanda at 306-441-7923.

Margaret Adam and her two sisters Gladys Caldwell and Linda Simpson from Saskatoon have returned from visiting family on their mom's side (Dyck) in Winnipeg.

I had reported in my news for the week of Feb 12th that Chitek Lake was holding a Snowmobile Rally on Saturday, Feb. 18. The prize winners are First - John McQuade from Kindersley, Second - Cody Hemming from Lloydminster, Third - Cynthia Dales from Chitek Lake.

The two rider prize winners are Kevin Sawatzky and Connor Dione. The warm weather brought out many people to make this rally a success. 

Troy and Norma (nee Kennedy) Pomedli officialy moved into their newly constructed house on the farm Feb. 12. Their youngest child is in Grade 12 this year.

Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse brought in many spectators as the fans go wild cheering for them. My husband and I attended Saturday night's game in Saskatoon, watching the Rush narrowly defeat Colorado eight to seven. Yes, it was exciting! A big thank you to Dallan, Loralie and Graham. The next game is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25 against Calgary.

The fire-damaged Assante building will not be operational for some time. A fire had caused extensive damage to the building Feb. 2. 

Just north of Richard, en route to Maymont on highway 376, one can see a large grain terminal being constructed. This adds another dimension to the prairie landscape as it is very tall. This project is being spearheaded by Grains Connect and is one of four terminals being built. This company is a 50-50 joint venture between Grains Corp of Australia and Zen-Noh Grain Corporation which is controlled by Japan. Apparently it will take two years before it is fully operational.

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