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PICs – Nothing runs like a Deere

Martin Deerline in High Prairie hosted its annual customer appreciation day June 6. High Prairie chainsaw wood carvers Del and Donna Williscroft demonstrated their skills and showed their artwork. Their products are for sale in the store. Beef-on-a-bun was also…
PICs – Coyote Acres all about fun, too!

Last week, South Peace News featured many winners in the Coyote Acres 4-H Achievement Day. However, space limitations did not allow us to publish all the photos we wanted. Coyotes Acres is more than beef and sheep projects as one…
Manning, Filewich place first at Dahlgren Memorial

Pair snags $24,550 after big catch Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News According to a contestant at the Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament the tournament had two positive, unique features. The first was meals. The second was all children at the…
PIC – ‘Bear’ing down!

Donna Williscroft carves a bear with her chainsaw as she keeps a steady hand and eye. Williscroft carved her creations at Martin Deerline’s annual customer-appreciation day June 6. Accompanying Donna was Del Williscroft.
Lamb sold and sold again!

The Coyote Acres 4-H Sheep Project members decided to auction a lamb named Charity as a way to give back to the community. At Coyote Acres Achievement Day May 25, Charity was bought and resold three times raising $2,600. Thank…
PW driver takes top honours

School bus drivers shine in zone roadeo Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Falher bus driver finished in the top three in the fourth annual Zone 5 [Northwest] School Bus Roadeo in High Prairie on May 25, hosted by the High…
PICs – Wild West Showdown at HPE

On May 24 the High Prairie Elementary School kindergarten classes enjoyed annual Rodeo Day! Students began activities with a delicious pancake breakfast followed by a rodeo outside. Student drew their own horses and vests to get into the mood for…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A High Prairie business is coming to the aid of an organization in need. Gear Up to End Hunger involves a 40-km bicycle ride where participants will gather pledges from donors. Proceeds will be forwarded to…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News St. Andrew’s School is once again rallying for a student in need. The school is hosting Jumpshot for Jacob June 7 at the school to raise money for Jacob Kosak, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Not all events for Seniors Week in the region are cancelled. The Town of High Prairie is proceeding with the annual end-of-week barbecue June 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The barbecue will be held…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Northern Lakes College graduation ceremonies planned for High Prairie have been postponed. The Sports Palace was scheduled to host the Practical Nurse Capping and Pinning Ceremony on June 6 at 7 p.m. and convocation ceremonies June…
Graduating class celebrates commencement

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Reaching a major educational milestone, 65 graduating students of E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie were in the spotlight during commencement ceremonies May 11. “These students are leaders,” principal Neil Barry says. “They have strong…
PICs – Repertoire stages a wonderful show of dance

High Prairie Repertoire Dance Society staged its annual year-end recital May 7 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre performing arts centre to wrap up the dance season. Dancers ranged from preschoolers to those in their upper teens. Many of the…
Powwow a place to heal, share Indigenous culture

Every year, it just gets better and better! An estimated crowd of about 1,000 attended the High Prairie 5th Annual Traditional Powwow May 4 at the Sports Palace and Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre [where handgames were held]. The spectacular grand…
Over $10,000 raised 1 step at a time

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Another year, another great success! The High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society’s Violet Chalifoux Memorial Walk for Hospice May 5 raised over $10,000. “And we still have more money coming in,” says society president…