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1912: The Grouard News reports that 25 buildings valued at $100,000 have been built in the last six months in the town. Shortage of lumber is a drawback to contractors despite one sawmill’s production of 20,000 board feet per day.…
Artifact-of-the-Week August 17, 2016

The High Prairie and District Museum has an old mooring ring in its collection. It was donated by Phil Nichols, date unknown. It measures 19 cm in diameter and is made of cast steel with a hole in the ring…
The Page – August 17, 2016

2016 is said by some that, when it comes to weather, this is a year of East vs West. If it’s rain and more rain in the West, it’s hot sun in the East. If it’s dry and drier, like…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you know how to lay on the charm to get a job done, and you might need to work your magic this week. Some might scoff, but the end results will be positive. TAURUS…

Richard Froese South Peace News Plans by Tolko Industries to re-open its OSB plant west of High Prairie are being pushed further along by Town of High Prairie council. At its regular meeting Aug. 9, council approved a motion from…

Richard Froese South Peace News A permanent commanding officer for High Prairie RCMP, a dog handler for drugs, and enhanced policing are top priorities for town council and local police. Those were the key issues as the RCMP made its…
Duwana has heart as new care manager

Richard Froese South Peace News John Duwana has a heart to serve the healthcare needs as the new care manager at High Prairie Health Complex for acute care and emergency department. He started April 4 and brings a decade of…

James Carlyle Miller, known as Lyle, was born May 3, 1938 in a cottage hospital in Shellbrook, Saskatchewan to John and Mary Miller. He was raised on the homestead near Holbein, Sask. Lyle helped his mother and started going to…

We have lost a part of us, it is with great sadness we say goodbye to Robert O. Bruner, on a whisper, your journey home to Hilda, you are together again. Bob passed away July 31, 2016. He was ninety-…

Commentary by Joe McWilliams One of the great things about growing up was (and is) exploring trails. The thrill of anticipation about what might be around the next corner or over the next ridge never really goes away; never gets…

by Jeff Burgar There just isn’t anything quite as versatile as a human body. It can walk, climb, pound nails, wheel cement, saw wood, drive vehicles from lawn mowers to combines to gravel trucks and oh, so much more. Unfortunately,…
Masson wins ATV raffle

Chris Clegg South Peace News Lucky once, lucky twice! Ernie Masson did one better this year. After placing second in the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo ATV Raffle last year and winning $500, Masson won the grand prize this year.…