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August 2016

NEWS

Bella’s Story: Surpassing the odds with no immunity

BY KAILEY GUILLEMIN A baby comes into the world crying, mother and father are waiting to hold their new child for the first time. After a couple of nights in the hospital making sure the baby is healthy, more than likely the new parents are taking the infant home. You wouldn’t expect for your three… Keep Reading

NEWS

Neville resident wins $60 Million Lotto Max Jackpot!

Biggest lottery prize ever won in Saskatchewan They say it’s hard to keep a big secret in a small town. But Mary Wernicke has been doing her best to keep a huge one. The Neville, Saskatchewan resident won $60 million on the August 12 LOTTO MAX draw! Wernicke sets a new record as the winner… Keep Reading

OPINION/RURAL ROOTS

Take Kate out for coffee

It’s easy to take our small-town newspapers for granted. You may even flip through the pages of this very publication and think, ‘Why didn’t they write about that?’ Or, ‘How come they covered this – again?’ But, before you choose to malign your local newspaper, be grateful you have one. And before you question the… Keep Reading

NEWS

Hospitals like Home

Cypress Health Region changing the feel of hospital stays BY KAILEY GUILLEMIN Inevitably when the time comes where you must pack your loved ones bags and head down to the local hospital, it’s not a pleasant feeling. With all the doctors, nurses, medications and large confusing words, the last thing you want to worry about is the… Keep Reading

ARTS & CULTURE/NEWS

Moved by Malawi

Southwest residents inspired to help Africa’s orphans BY KATE WINQUIST The African nation of Malawi is one of the poorest in the world. The country has been trying to overcome severe drought, underdevelopment, corruption and the impact of an HIV / AIDS epidemic. Dr. John Barkley, who grew up in Shaunavon, is an eye care… Keep Reading

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TOURISM

The next Master Chef?

By Kate Winquist While attending the Cowtown Culinary Tour last week, guests were treated to some great food and stories of Maple Creek’s past. Quite possibly the most interesting tale of the day, however, was a story of Maple Creek’s present and future. Meet Hannah Eiserman. The 17 year-old cooking prodigy was introduced to us… Keep Reading

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