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February 28, 2017 February 28, 2017

Seven Persons students knit away

By Justin Seward Deanna Dola’s Grade 6 arts class at Seven Persons School put their creative thinking caps on in an effort to  help out their community. Dola asked her students what projects they wanted to take on in her option course this term and decided on loom knitting and they received an abundance of  donated baby yarn. The Grade 7, 8 and 9 students… Read More »

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Notes from Feb. 13 BI council meeting

By Jamie Rieger Bow Island census Residents in Bow Island can expect an enumerator to come calling later this spring as the Town council voted… Read More »

Cursons named PRSD trustee for Ward 4

By Justin Seward Pam Cursons was acclaimed as the next Prairie Rose School Division’s Ward 4 (Redcliff-Ralston-Jenner) trustee  after the byelection nominations results were announced… Read More »

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By Justin Seward Redcliff Minor Hockey Association’s president Scott Pahl has seen the number of players grow again this season to 110 players from 73… Read More »

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By Rob Ficiur I have a very bright four-year-old grandson. When we were together recently we he asked “Why?” After my thoughtful answer he asked me… Read More »

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