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District 36 4-H speakers compete

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The role and responsibilities of 4-H members is much more than just talk, but that wasn’t the case this past weekend. Sunday (March 14), Studio Three in Meadow Lake hosted the annual District 36 4-H Public Speaking competition, an event...

Changes in store for 4H in 2021

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District 36 4H is going virtual. At least that will be the case for the upcoming 4H public speaking competition, an event that takes place around the middle of February each year and which is designed to help participants grow...

Rancher offers reward after calf killed

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Goodsoil area rancher Dwayne Degenhardt wants answers. Recently, Degenhardt announced he is offering a $500 cash reward for credible information about his heifer calf which was shot dead Oct. 25 between dawn and 10 a.m. “I was chopping holes in the...

District 36 4H sale moves to stockyards

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There’s no bull about the impact COVID-19 has had on District 36 4H. “The annual 4H Show and Sale – which normally takes place as part of Stampede Week at the Meadow Lake Arena – is cancelled this year because...

Corn maze an educational outing

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by Terry Villeneuve “It was an awful lot of people who came and we are just thrilled with the turnout. We didn’t know how many to expect, but in the end I can safely say we had more than 1,000...

Annual 4-H sale a hit

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by Terry Villeneuve Voted this year’s Grand Champion Steer was Sage Pylot of the Meadow Lake 4-H Beef Club and her black Angus animal from a field of 44 entries. The award was given June 4 at the 68th annual Meadow...

Fish quotas a concern

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by Phil Ambroziak There are plenty of fish in the sea. At least that’s how Jacques Chartier, a commercial fisherman from Saskatchewan’s northwest, feels and also why he believes the province needs to better balance the limitations it places on the...

B-C Ranch turns 70

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by Terry Villeneuve Seventy years is a long time. But, that’s exactly the number of years the B-C Ranch, located just south of Dorintosh, has been in existence and, last Saturday evening (Sept. 15), the Campbell family paid tribute to those...

Stampede survey online

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by Phil Ambroziak The future of the historic Meadow Lake Stampede Grounds could be in the hands of the community itself. The city is encouraging residents to complete an online survey designed to garner public feedback about the Stampede Grounds before...

Meet the Ranger family

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In farming families, dedication to the land is passed through generations like a treasured heirloom. That’s certainly the case for Keith Ranger and his son, Jason. Keith inherited his love of farming from his parents, who farmed just five...