Monthly archive

July 2016

NEWS

Honey Bee receives customer loyalty award

FRONTIER – As Honey Bee gets ready for the 2016 harvest season, the energy can be felt throughout the company. The assembly line gears up, the product support team begins their overtime shifts, and the sales & service departments start pounding the pavement, delivering and preparing headers. Last Wednesday afternoon, however, the company of 200 employees stopped for… Keep Reading

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OPINION

One Thing

Last Tuesday morning, I set out on foot towards a gravel road just west of Swift Current.  My aim is to condition myself and improve my overall fitness level so that I can make a 2-day hike in Prince Albert National Park without dying later this summer. But secretly, I needed to clear my mind… Keep Reading

“Loved by all”

By Megan Lacelle megan@advancesouthwest.com **Writer’s Note: For my column this week I wanted to pay testament to a truly fantastic humble man who always pushed people to see the potential in themselves. I’ve known Mike Kucik for most of my life, growing up in Cadillac I remember my mom working with him at Splitters and… Keep Reading

NEWS

SaskWind Delivers a Plan

SWIFT CURRENT – Saskatchewan Wind and MiEnergy collaborated to unveil their plan to bring a renewable energy project to the Rural Municipality of Swift Current July 11 at the Credit Union iPlex. The proposal is the first of its kind in North America, where the ownership would be by the “community” itself, a highly utilized… Keep Reading

NEWS/SPORTS

Improved access to the Murraydale Stampede

It has been a long standing tradition in the southwest for over a century – the 108th annual Murraydale Stampede and Picnic will take place on July 9th and 10th, approximately 21 miles southeast of Maple Creek on the Bryson Trail. The fun will kick on Saturday with the Jackpot Team Roping. They will be drawing for partners and contestants must… Keep Reading

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SPORTS

Saskota Bowl Revenge

MAPLE CREEK – Team Saskatchewan dominated Team North Dakota from the opening kick-off through to a 43-6 trouncing in the Saskota Bowl held in Maple Creek on Sunday afternoon. With the win Saskatchewan achieved revenge from last year’s defeat 57-35, while picking up their fifth championship all-time and improving their overall record to 5-8 in the… Keep Reading

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NEWS

Generous Donation

Gull Lake’s Jarett Slabik took in donations from his 10th birthday party and donated it to the fire victims of Fort McMurray … $266.30! Accepting the donation is Judy from the Salvation Army. Way to go, Jarett! Keep Reading

NEWS

Ponteix woman wins $100,002 on The EXTRA

Danielle Allard was “extra” surprised when she discovered she won $100,002 on the May 21 EXTRA draw. “I had no idea my ticket was a winner,” she said. “Even more than that, I thought the self-checker screen said I had won $10,000. I was shocked when the clerk told me it was $100,000!” The happy… Keep Reading

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