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Betty makes her final trip back home

Wedding Day: Betty and Sandy Campbell in Maple Creek on December 10, 1947.

BY MARCUS DAY On a gentle summery morning, with a bagpiper playing in the background, a brother and sister laid their parents to rest at Maple Creek cemetery. It was an unusual ceremony for at least three reasons. Firstly, the parents had lived most of their lives outside Maple Creek, even though they were married there shortly before Christmas 1947. Secondly, they had long passed.… Read More »

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Wagon Rides benefit Children’s Wish Foundation

BY MARCUS DAY Why not enjoy a weekend wagon ride – and help to make a sick child’s wish come true? For the 14th year,… Read More »

Cheers to Rafter R Brewery!

Couple planning to relocate to Maple Creek from Alberta BY MARCUS DAY Maple Creek, let’s raise our beer glasses and toast Ryan and Teresa Moncrieff.… Read More »

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Warrior Charge!

BY MARCUS DAY At times the chilly evening winds did swirl and gust, bending branches, ruffling leaves, tossing litter and threatening to dislodge hats and… Read More »

35th Annual Dean Anthony Memorial Rodeo

BY KATE WINQUIST One of the earliest rodeos of the season in the southwest happens on May 24 & 25 at the Mankota Fair Grounds.… Read More »


I once was lost, but now I’m found

BY MARCUS DAY What a weird two weeks. I feel I spent it lost in a dark, dense wood, running madly around in circles, arms… Read More »

My summer of rodeo love

BY MARCUS DAY An Englishman went to a rodeo and had no idea what was going on. Sounds like the start of a silly joke,… Read More »

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