Area communities compete in ‘Go Out and Play’ Challenge

The City of Warman is hoping to earn a $10,000 financial boost for a new accessible playground.

The town of Aberdeen, meanwhile, would like to use the prize money from the Blue Cross ‘Go Out and Play’ Challenge to build a walking path around its soccer and football field.

But the competition, sponsored by In Motion, will be stiff. Other area communities are in the hunt for the first prize windfall as well: Continue reading “Area communities compete in ‘Go Out and Play’ Challenge”

Martensville, Rosthern, Aberdeen capture high school curling district crowns

Tanner Johnston throw the rock for Martensville High, while teammates Taylor Warren and Rylan Gabruck get ready to sweep during CVAC district championships in Dalmeny February 8

Central Valley Athletic Conference (CVAC) senior curling teams battled it out during district playoffs at the Dalmeny Curling Club on February 8.

Martensville High took home the district championship in the boys tournament, while  Rosthern High won the girls category and Aberdeen team 1 was the champion of the mixed division. Those teams earned a spot at the SHSAA Region D Tournament, which is in Meadow Lake on March 1 and 2. Continue reading “Martensville, Rosthern, Aberdeen capture high school curling district crowns”

Rosthern building for the future with new projects

The new, expanded Cervus building is under construction in Rosthern

Rosthern residents have grown accustomed to hearing the sounds of heavy machinery around town this winter.

“I don’t think the community has ever seen this value of construction in the coldest months of the year ever before in its history,” said Rosthern Mayor Dennis Helmuth. “There are two very large projects on the go right now. It’s very exciting and I think it bodes well for the future of the community.” Continue reading “Rosthern building for the future with new projects”