Last Saturday morning, 16 horseback riders rode eight miles in support of the Northern Therapeutic Riding Association for the disabled during Freedom Ride 2000.
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Pastor Dan Pearson, his wife, Leah, and their daughter, Clara, will be moving on to Minnedosa, Man. in July after five years at Off Lake Evangelical Covenant Church.
They were honoured at a fond farewell party Sunday, May 29. Friends participated in the dinner and program that followed in the church sanctuary, which was packed for the occasion.
Almost 150 people were on hand at Couchiching First Nation on Tuesday to watch the unveiling of a monument honouring 103 aboriginal war veterans.
“In the Second [World War] and Korean wars, thousands of aboriginal men enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces from this community . . . they deserve to be honoured,” said NDP leader and local MPP Howard Hampton.
Kids aren’t shy at the Willow-Mor Farms—and neither are the animals.
“Last week I had 40 kids in with the pigs,” chuckled Tom Morrish as he and his wife, Shirley, sat in their farmhouse kitchen drinking coffee and recalling some of the hundreds of children who have visited their home.
KBHW Radio in International Falls is pleased to have the Carpenter family participating in the All-Class Reunion ladies’ breakfast slated Saturday, July 2 at the Holiday Inn, Peggy Gustafson said.
The Carpenters are a family of nine that perform a variety of music with a Christ-centered focus. They range in age from eight to 26, and all play instruments and sing.
Saturday, May 13 was one of the most exciting days of my life. That was the day I arrived in London, Ont. for the Canada Wide Science Fair 2000.
Young scientists from all across Canada would be taking part in judging and activities for eight days, with 550 grade seven-12 and OAC students presenting 350 projects.
It’s been a busy four weeks for Cloverleaf and Fairway employees as they marched back and forth to get the highway store in shape, adding new shelves, stocking shelves, painting, and refreshing the interior.
On Wednesday, the store was ready for customers.
The Alberton rec committee met Monday night to consider building a new community hall.
“This isn’t just a hall we want to build, it is a cornerstone for people to gather,” noted Coun. John Milling, who has been pushing for a new facility.
Morley and Patullo township residents who had passed away were honoured at a special Memorial Tree dedication service attended by about 70 people Saturday in Stratton.
Moe and Joyce Henry came up with a unique idea last winter.
“I anticipated that we would get about 10 takers,” Moe Henry said. “I never imagined we would be planting 42 trees here today.”
The Rainy River Future Development Corp. held its annual meeting last Thursday at La Place Rendez-Vous to update members, elect new board members, and to take in safety advice from an entertaining speaker.