It is with great sadness that the family of Laura Dillon announces her passing on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Atikokan, Ontario with family by her side. She was born on September 3, 1925 in Sheho, Saskatchewan to Harry and Anna Smits. She grew up in Saskatchewan before taking Nursing […]

Concert at Rainy Lake Square Kings of None will take the stage at Rainy Lake Square this evening at 6:00 p.m. Bring a chair! The Canada Day Mini King and Queen is back! The event starts at 11 a.m. at the Rainy Lake Square. Come support local kids competing! Township […]

We will celebrate Canada Day on Friday and it should be a day of great excitement that relates to our freedoms and policies that governments over time have made. The US supreme court decision on Roe-v-Wade on Friday marked a significant difference in how we as Canadians view abortion and […]

It seems with greater frequency I am telling the story of fallen comrades. “We are of an age,” I am told, though that offers little comfort. When someone leaves us in our youth, the shock is severe, the heartache suffocating, but it was rare, thankfully, and we were observers of […]

Dear editor, Congratulations to our neighbours south of the border are in order for the overturning of Roe v. Wade on the 24th of June. This was a step in the right direction that ought to be celebrated from coast to coast. I hope that this will serve as a […]

Dear editor, I would like to start this letter off by saying we do not give the young generation enough thanks for the good they do. But I do, and this is why. The elderly really need help sometimes, in doing different things in life, and the young generation hold […]

Dear editor, Plastic is everywhere. We use it in packaging, construction, agriculture, automobiles, electronics, textiles, and medical equipment. While plastic has revolutionized our lives, plastic pollution has emerged as a key environmental issue worldwide. Of the four million tonnes of plastic waste that is thrown away in Canada every year, […]

I can barely grasp it is the end of June. I planned to start cutting hay over the weekend, but the weather changed my mind on that. I would have had to bundle up cutting on Sunday because it certainly wasn’t a warm day. I think we are so thankful […]

The always popular “Castin’ For Cash” takes place July 8 and 9 this year. Bill and Nell Godin — proprietors of Lake Despair — along with volunteers, work hard to make sure this is always a successful tournament. There are likely to be about 50 teams competing for the top […]

Edwin Hastings Luikart met his Lord and Savior on June 12, 2022, just two days short of his 90th birthday. Edwin was born June 14, 1932, in Omaha, Nebraska. The Luikart family lived in Lincoln and then moved to Sioux City in 1947 and established Luikart Insurance Agency. Edwin graduated […]