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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...

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...

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...

Stockyards expands

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by Phil Ambroziak “You have to think anyway, so why not think big?” The quote may be attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump, but it also appears to be the mindset adopted by Brent Brooks of Northern Livestock Sales (NLS) whose...

Stockyards receive upgrade

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by Phil Ambroziak Like the agriculture industry it serves, Meadow Lake Livestock Sales Ltd. continues to grow. Work is ongoing at the local stockyards where, by this fall, a new office building is expected to be completed. The project, which began...

A field of streams for farmers

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by Phil Ambroziak Just because it’s an historic moment doesn’t mean it has to be a pleasant one. That’s what farmers from Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest have come to recognize in the wake of persistent rainfall in...