Let your hair down with Missoula!

Group shot of the 2015 Missoula cast of “Aladdin” performed in Rosthern

Group shot of the 2015 Missoula cast of “Aladdin” performed in Rosthern

By Kate Kading

For the second year in a row, Rosthern Elementary School (RES) and the Station Arts Centre (SAC) are teaming up to bring back Missoula Children’s Theatre from Missoula, Montana, USA.
No stranger to the Missoula experience, Co-Executive Director for the SAC Nicole Thiessen says bringing them back was a great decision. “A good number of years ago Missoula had come to Rosthern and it was remembered as a very positive experience. Back in 2015 we thought it would be so wonderful to bring that tradition back as it aligns perfectly with our mission to bring accessible arts and culture experiences to our community.”

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Hockey teams in Valley area form new senior hockey league

By Mackenzie Hientz
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The newly formed Twin Rivers Senior Hockey League will be in its first year this upcoming hockey season in the Valley area. The league was formed to promote more local players to play for the respective teams.
The teams playing in the league include Rosthern, Warman, Dalmeny, Clavet, St. Louis, Birch Hills, Cudworth and Vonda.

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Stump gets makeover

 Dave Kemp carves some owls into a tree stump in Ted and Bev Janzen’s backyard in Rosthern on September 12. He started the project that day and finished it on September 18.

Dave Kemp carves some owls into a tree stump in Ted and Bev Janzen’s backyard in Rosthern on September 12. He started the project that day and finished it on September 18.

By Mackenzie Hientz
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Rosthern residents Bev and Ted Janzen decided to make something out of a tree stump instead of taking it out, by having owls carved into it.
“It’s something unique and a way of doing something creative with a tree stump we didn’t want to take out,” said Bev Janzen.
They hired Dave Kemp, from Saskatoon, to carve their stump. He’s been doing projects like this for 25 years and each project he does is different.

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Why Culture Days?

By Kate Kading

Made possible by Sask Culture, Sask Lotteries and many local donors, Rosthern’s Culture Days celebration joins a national network of cultural connections devoted to providing Canadians with opportunities to participate in, and appreciate, all forms of arts and culture.
Founded in 2009, Culture Days is a non-profit organization that has led the way in hundreds of thousands of artists and cultural organizations in hundreds of cities and towns coming together to invite Canadians to participate in free, interactive and “behind the scenes” activities to discover their cultural spirit and passion.

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Panthers devour Cougars

By Mackenzie Hientz
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The Hague Panthers football team enjoyed a blowout win against the Dalmeny Cougars during their home opener on September 15.
The defence and offence were clicking for the home team. Hague scored at an alarming rate while tiring out the Dalmeny defence and defeated the Cougars 90-8.
Both teams had a quick start to the game scoring on their first possessions.

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