Birch Lake School served community

By Carole (Smith) Kyliuk – North Battleford, Sask. Built in 1912 and operated as a school from 1913-1956, the Birch Lake School became a social gathering point for various events like dances, meetings or whatever. For the dances, the orchestra was generally made up of local [continue...]

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‘I owe those people so much’

By Velda Currie – Morden, Man. Carlton Junction School was located four miles south of Carlyle in southeast Saskatchewan. My first teacher was Miss Alice Nichol. Alice now is Mrs. Van [continue…]

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Cheesy Spinach Party Loaf

From Andre Claude – Weyburn, Sask. 1-1⁄2 lb round sourdough bread loaf 1 lb Velveeta cheese, cubed 1⁄3 cup margarine 1 pkg (10 oz) frozen chopped 2⁄3 cup chopped red [continue…]

Ahh, the memories!


Raised family on his own

By Herbert Ernst – Tisdale, Sask. I knew Levi Habermehl all my life. He wasn’t big in size, but had a big heart. He came from Ontario to Humboldt by train. He [continue…]


Students would fall off stage

By Margaret (Stonehouse) Gentes – Wetaskiwin, Alta. I attended Graytown School and one of my fondest memories is of the Christmas concerts. We would start practising right after Halloween. Some [continue…]