Throwback Thursday

Feb 3 1983

Agriculture Supplement: Dirwin and Ralph Larson who farm with a joint-ownership understanding, estimate that half their income is from their large hog operation which carries the animals from farrow to finish. In a salute to those involved in agriculture, The Kamsack Times and the business community have published a special supplement which is included in this weeks issue.

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Feb 27 1986

Multi-Faceted Alpine Skiing

Improvements made to the downhill ski area at Duck Mountain since last season have made the facility not only better looking, but more attractive to a wider variety of people as well. The new handle tow (left photo) which was installed to take the place of the old rope tow at the beginners’ slope has made access to the top of the slope much easier and safer for skiers, especially youngsters. The handle tow also provides access up the hill for persons with toboggans which may be used on a special slope.


July 6 1995

New Scales: The new digital, high-technology scales recently installed in the Kamsack Post Office allows or a quick, easy readout of a parcel mailed by Marty Orchenash this week. Weighing the package is Peggy Kinasevich, postal worker.


June 1 1995

Spring Lambs: A Dorset ewe, one of about 100 sheep owned by Ralph Hilderman of Togo, gave birth to a rare set of quadruplets last week. The four-year-old ewe had quadruplets last year and triplets the two years previous for a record of 14 lambs in four years. Photographed with the fecund mother and her week-old offspring on Monday were Nicole Hilderman and Nicole Peppler of Rhein.


Feb 26 1998

Doug Lapitsky of Mikado hitched his team of horses, bagged some grain, and demonstrated how wheat was taken to elevator in bygone days for the parade of transportation, part of the June 30 official opening ceremony for the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool’s Kamsack Marketing Centre.


Feb 12 1981

Cote dancer wins modelling competition

A tall, lanky, attractive 16-year-old Kamsack student and dancer with dreams of a professional modelling career, was selected in a model search competition that will take her to the Grey Cup. Rae Shingoose, who for the past four years has been sharing the spotlight with her three sisters as pow wow jingle dress dancers, was one of the 16 finalists at the Web of Dreams III – Saskatchewan Aboriginal Model Search held at Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatoon on Saturday.