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January 5, 2016

CCI's Most Experienced Alumna Just Celebrated Her 102nd Birthday

Margaret Farr (Innes) celebrating her 102nd Birthday with her Daughter, Maureen.
Margaret Farr (Innes) celebrating her 102nd Birthday with her Daughter, Maureen.
Margaret Florence Farr (nee Innes), born Dec 21st l913 and graduate of CCI in 1929, just celebrated her 102nd birthday!

Margaret grew up in Moose Jaw & moved to Regina to work for the Ministry of the Interior at the Legislative building as a legal stenographer.

In l939 she married William Farr, a C.A. (B.Comm U. Sask), and they lived in Regina until l948, when they moved to Vancouver. Margaret and Bill had 2 children – Murray in l942 and Maureen in l944.  Murray died in l992.

Margaret move...

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January 14, 2015

Ken Braaten Passes

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Passed on: January 12th, 2015

Kenneth Orville (KO) Braaten, 88, of Saskatoon SK, passed away peacefully at St. Paul’s Hospital on Monday January 12th, 2015. Born in Moose Jaw, SK to Hagbart (Bert) and Borghild Braaten, he lived most of his life in Moose Jaw before moving to Saskatoon in 2004. It was in Saskatoon that 51 years previously, he had fallen in love with and married his wife, Mona Joy (nee Johnsrude).

Kenneth completed his Bachelor of Education at the University of Saskatchewan and...

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August 12, 2014

Bevin Leipert Gone at Age 64

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Written by Chris Rasmussen
DiscoverMooseJaw.com
Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The city of Moose Jaw is mourning the loss of a community leader.  Bevin Leipert suffered a stroke last week and passed away Saturday, August 9th, 2014, at the age of 64.  

Leipert was an integral part of Leipert Financial but was also a busy member of the community.  Bill Jameson of JGL Livestock was a friend for close to 30 years and says Bevin contributed lots of time and money back to the community.  

"He woul...

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August 5, 2014

DR. Lloyd Albert Probert Passes

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On August 2, 2014, in his 92nd year, our father died peacefully in the Craik and District Care Home. We are forever indebted to the compassion and caring offered by the staff at Craik.

Lloyd was born in Moose Jaw September 10, 1921 to Fred and Ethel Probert (nee Hewitt) and raised with his siblings Ken, Ruth, Kay (Campbell), Sylvia (Munroe), Glenys (Leibel), and Don, and is survived by Sylvia.

Lloyd attended Central Collegiate in Moose Jaw. He earned his medical degree at the University of S...

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April 26, 2013

Dr. Fred H. Wigmore recipient of 2013 Honours Award

Published on April 25, 2013

Moose Jaw Times Herald

Cole Carruthers

The Moose Jaw Honours Award and 2013 Festival of Words launch took place Thursday evening at the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery.

The evening was used to honour and pay tribute to the late Dr. Fred H. Wigmore, who was named as the 2013 recipient of the Moose Jaw Honours Award.

Brian Bell of Heritage Moose Jaw discussed the origins of the award. “The Honours Award is a tribute to a citizen who is living...

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April 17, 2013

Inspiring compassion in Robert Currie's new novel

Local author and poet Robert Currie shows off his newest book, Living with the Hawk.
Local author and poet Robert Currie shows off his newest book, Living with the Hawk.

Published on April 17, 2013

Moose Jaw Times Herald

Lisa Goudy

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August 29, 2012

The boys were back in town

Headline performed Friday night at Chillers Brew Pub to a sold out audience.
Headline performed Friday night at Chillers Brew Pub to a sold out audience.

Published on August 25, 2012
Cole Carruthers

'70s rockers Headline give homecoming performance in Moose Jaw

Big guitar rock, great times and a whole lot of nostalgia was on display at Chillers Brew Pub Friday night.

Classic rock band Headline played a 34 years in the making reunion show for Moose Jaw, offering up hits from Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin.

The band played in just about every small town in a 200 kilometre radius of Moose Jaw in the mid ‘70...

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April 18, 2012

Currie's poetry reading delights city council

Robert Currie, Moose Jaw's poet laureate, prepares to read his poem.  Time-Herald photo by Joel van der Veen
Robert Currie, Moose Jaw's poet laureate, prepares to read his poem. Time-Herald photo by Joel van der Veen

Published on April 17, 2012
Moose Jaw Times Herald
By Joel van der Veen

Moose Jaw city councillors enjoyed a touch of high culture on Monday night as poet laureate Robert Currie shared one of his works with them during their regular meeting.

Currie was invited to read Evening at Extendicare as part of the Poetry City Challenge started by Regina Mayor Pat Fiacco, who has invited city councils across Canada to incorporate a poetry reading into one of their meetings in March or April....

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March 9, 2012

Central students work to combat prejudice

Elyas Adam, Razan Suliman and Mohammed Tarhuni -- leaders of Central Collegiate's Youth In Action multicultural stu
Elyas Adam, Razan Suliman and Mohammed Tarhuni -- leaders of Central Collegiate's Youth In Action multicultural student group -- made a presentation as part of a diversity exposition at SIAST's Palliser campus on Friday. Times-Herald photo by Joel van der Veen

Published on March 9, 2012
Moose Jaw Times Herald
By Joel van der Veen

Students at Moose Jaw’s Central Collegiate are working together to combat racism, ageism and other struggles faced by today’s youth.

On Friday, three of them made a presentation on these issues during a diversity exposition held at SIAST’s Palliser campus.

Mohammed Tarhuni, a Grade 12 student, said that despite growing diversity in cities like Moose Jaw, these concerns are still often glossed over and not giv...

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December 8, 2011

A flavour of different cultures at Central Collegiate

A drum performance began the celebrations at the Cultural Fair at Central Collegiate.
A drum performance began the celebrations at the Cultural Fair at Central Collegiate.

Published on December 7, 2011
Moose Jaw Times Herald
Rebecca Lawrence

More than 21 countries were represented at the second annual Cultural Fair at Central Collegiate on Wednesday.

    Students were able to give people a taste of their cultures through performance, presentations as well as food.

    The event was hosted by the school with the Moose Jaw Multicultural Settlement Workers in Schools Program.

    Countries represented include Libya, Eritrea, Kosovo, Thailand, Niger...

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