When the life of Minnesota Sen. Paul Wellstone was cut short by a plane crash on Oct. 25, 2002, many people across the state, as well as the U.S. and Canada, mourned the loss of a great man and social activist.
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The next men’s breakfast will be this Saturday (Dec. 20) at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
The usual $10 buffet this month will feature Pastor Conrad Dueck as guest speaker. He and his wife, Lois, and family moved into our community within the past year to become pastor of Calvary Baptist Church.
It was a typical evening for a Christmas concert: the snow was falling, the parking lot was crowded, and the first dozen rows were almost full an hour before the performance was set to begin.
Such was the case at the annual Sturgeon Creek School Christmas concert last Friday evening.
The Emo Centennial Choir took their show on the road Monday evening as they visited the seniors at the Golden Age Manor, the Emo Health Centre, and Queen Street Manor. The residents and staff enjoyed listening to many of the choir’s songs from their recent Christmas concert.
With snow falling and a feeling of Christmas in the air, the audience at Donald Young School in Emo was treated to a heart-warming concert by the Borderland Orchestra, under the direction of Katherine Williams, on Friday night.
Not only was it a fantastic evening of music, but also an appropriate way to begin the Christmas season.
The Emo Centennial Choir’s Christmas concert on Monday evening (Dec. 8) at the Christian Reformed Church was well-attended by people from across the district.
The evening of nine Christmas songs was warmly received by an appreciative audience, who gave the choir a standing ovation for their inspired performance.
With the Canadian economy facing uncertainty and the world economy in turmoil, it certainly is reassuring to hear the local economy in Emo seems to be in good shape.
“Holly Daze,” Emo’s annual pre-Christmas celebration, once again has been declared a success by local merchants.
Despite the frosty weather, the two-day festival attracted people from across the district anxious to start their Christmas shopping or pick up a bargain or two given all the in-store sales and specials being offered.
The Danylchuk girls (Piper, left, Regan, and Wendy) were among the many children who patiently lined up at the Emo Legion to see Santa Claus on Saturday. The youngsters all wanted to have their picture taken with jolly St. Nick and to tell him what they want Christmas.
The Friends of the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre is planning a 3-on-3 hockey tournament on Dec. 27-28 to raise funds for the arena.
The cost of entering a team, comprised of nine players and one goalie, will be $300. There will be a maximum of six teams in each of the three divisions: Atom, PeeWee, and Bantam.