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WEYBURN & AREA VOLUME 1 ISSUE 6

SOUTHEAST COLLEGE Agile & Adaptive

WEDDING FEATURE A SALUTE TO FARMERS GOLDEN SHEAF WINNERS SHADY LANE FARMS

Fresh | Local | Living


BETTER

OUTDOOR

LIVING

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PUBLISHER’S MESSAGE

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hat a beautiful time of year! I love seeing the vibrant colours of the leaves all around us. It’s always exciting seeing local businesses get ready for the holidays. With new items arriving daily make sure to stop in frequently. We at ReFined want to take the opportunity at this time of year to let the farmers in our area know how much we appreciate their hard work and the countless hours they put in. With the weather cooling off it’s the perfect time to curl up with a pumpkin spice latte and read the latest issue of ReFined Weyburn & Area. On the cover you will notice the brand new Southeast College building. We’re excited to be featuring the new facility, as it is a wonderful asset for our community. I recommend checking out their grand opening October 6th to see for yourself. This issue of ReFined brings a lovely array of fall inspired recipes. One of my families’ favourite recipes is in the wedding feature, “The Best Wedding Cupcakes.” This recipe is tried and true, used at my wedding, as well as my sister’s wedding. The wedding feature showcases all of the unique local businesses you have the opportunity to work with during this exciting time in your life. Try using nature to inspire your autumn decorating by using pumpkins, gourds, wheat sheaves and pinecones. Have fun surprising the children coming to your home on Halloween by dressing in a costume or wearing a mask. With Thanksgiving around the corner it reminds us to give back and be grateful. Give to those in need by filling a food basket to donate to a local charity. Any contribution you make will be welcome. If you have little ones, this is a great activity to let them help with. It’s an opportunity to teach them to be thankful for their blessings.

ReFined WEYBURN & AREA

Volume 1 Issue 6 www.refinedweyburn.com EDITOR

Susan Gellert susang.refinedyorkton@gmail.com

COVER PHOTOGRAPHY Images By Gillies

PHOTOGRAPHY Dodge GM Images By Gillies

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Jaime Johnson Susan Gellert Tobie Hainstock Tonya Lambert

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Monica Gilchrist monica@refinedweyburn.com 306.861.0943

PUBLISHER

Brooke Ward brooke@refinedweyburn.com 306.551.4789

DISTRIBUTION & SUBSCRIPTIONS brooke@refinedweyburn.com

A great Thanksgiving tradition is taking a moment before your meal to talk about what you’re thankful for. We can all find something to be grateful for because we are all blessed. Happy Autumn & Happy Reading!

Brooke

Brooke Ward, Publisher

ReFINEd Weyburn & Area is published by ReFINEd Lifestyles Magazine Ltd. ReFINEd Weyburn & Area is independently owned and operated. Opinions expressed in ReFINEd Weyburn & Area are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher or advertisers. ReFINEd Weyburn & Area does not assume liability for content. All rights reserved © ReFINEd Lifestyles Magazine Ltd. Reproduction in whole or part without permission is prohibited. For permission contact the publisher.


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CONTENTS

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COVER FEATURE SOUTHEAST COLLEGE

DEPARTMENTS

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Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camusi

STYLE & BEAUTY Wedding Feature

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YOUR HEALTH Selenite Lamps – Beauty with Benefits

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EVENTS Out and About in Weyburn

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FOCUS ON FAMILY Weyburn Concert Series

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DINING GUIDE Weyburn Has It All

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AT HOME Decorating for the Holidays

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COVER STORY Southeast College - Agile and Adaptive

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BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY Salute to Agriculture

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MOTORING Winter Driving Tips

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COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT Home Based Businesses


The Void

Entertaining has never been easier this holiday season with Gourmet du Village. These scrumptious dips, desserts, seasonings, drink mixes and more will have your guests wanting seconds!

ROASTED PEPPER The wonderful taste of roasted bell peppers with our special blend of aromatic herbs, a great flavour combination. DIRECTIONS: All natural herb & spice blends, simply add a cup of sour cream, a cup of mayo and you’ve made a terrific dip in no time, as simple as that!

THE VOID 38 6th Street Weyburn • 306.842.4499 •


STYLE AND BEAUTY

Make Your Special Day A Reflection of Who You Are

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hemed weddings are growing in popularity and for good reason as they provide the ultimate opportunity for a bride and groom to showcase their personalities and their love for something special to them. Focusing on interests that are unique and planning a wedding day around a specific theme typically leads to an unforgettable experience for both the couple and their guests. Honing in on a definite vision and theme for your nuptials makes it easier to pull together your flowers, invitations, color palette, menu, music and more… The key to successfully personalizing your “I do’s” is to incorporate things that will remind people of you, whether it’s a color you love, a special song, or a theme created feeling. To choose your theme, think of something meaningful to you and your significant other — what are your hobbies? Are you more of a fun or serious couple? Do you prefer things to be more elegant or edgy? Consider your venue and how you can “set the stage” for your day. Introduce your theme early with invitations and carry it through into the decorations, clothing choices, food, music and party favours.

Here are some popular themes that you can twist to fit your personalities: VINTAGE WEDDING THEME Almost all wedding magazines are full of vintage inspiration, and ideas can be found everywhere on the web, making creative inspiration for your vintage wedding day easy to find. Think of sequins, lace and pearls, a muted color palette with pastel shades of every hue, or consider metallic/sequins colours for your decorations and bridesmaid dresses. If you’re going the vintage route, lace is a must. Look for a gown with a modern design and vintage material or silhouette. Vintage table centres can range from Victorian bird cages and antique lanterns to classic, tall silver candelabras which create soft elegant lighting!

RUSTIC WEDDING THEME Rustic wedding themes continue to be a strong choice, especially for rural weddings. Besides the rustic details we love such as lace, burlap and barn wood, brides can also choose gemstone tones, lights and candles for a romantic rustic look. The common elements of a rustic wedding are using a natural landscape, including wood in multiple ways and incorporating pieces that look like they could exist in your home or garden. Consider mason jars or barn wood inspired centerpieces and accessories to complete the rustic look. ROMANTIC WEDDING THEME Think of lush wedding decorations and the use of nature, including greenery, table runners and wedding arches. If you’re going with this theme, flowers mean romance so more is best when it comes to florals. Use traditional romantic styles for dresses and go with a white or pale pink theme with silver or gold accents for decorating. FAIRY-TALE WEDDING THEME Enchanted Forest (or Secret Garden) weddings are the latest trend for couples seeking a themed wedding with lots of romantic touches. Although the prevalent colours are earthy and rich; soft floral colours like bluebell, lilac, or pale yellow add to the magic. Imagine an abundance of greenery and flowers with rich accent colours, tree trunk slice centrepieces, golden glittering candles and jewel-toned table runners and matching chair ties. Think of “princess” and jewel coloured inspired dresses and Prince charming accents and your theme will come together. Ideas are endless and can include a tribute to a music group, a movie or a travel destination. The key is to make it a reflection of your personalities, your styles and your life connections.


Cherish your special memories forever

with custom made jewellery from York Jewellers

"Al and his team were awesome to work with! I had a specific idea of what I wanted for an engagement ring and they were able to create exactly what I wanted from scratch. If something wasn't quite how I wanted, it was no problem to change it. You can tell that Al genuinely cares about what you want and goes above and beyond to make sure that's what you get. So of course the end result was exactly what I was hoping for. I would definitely recommend York's for any jewellery needs, whether it be in store or custom work!" -Kevin Morrison


Let us help you create personalized custom jewellery, whether it’s an old piece made new or from a vision. We can help! When it comes to engagements and weddings, this is a once in a lifetime memory. Choose a one of a kind ring for your one of a kind love. The custom design allows you to stand apart from anyone else and make those special moments become a fairy tale. Come down to York Jewellers and let us help you turn a one of a kind piece of jewellery into a memory that will last forever. -Ryan York (CAD/CAM Designer)

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he sky’s the limit when it comes to custom jewellery, from a set of earrings to an elegant engagement ring for your fairy tale ending! I am able to help a client take the idea in their mind and turn it into a memory they will keep forever. We have a lot of clients that bring in old jewellery that belonged to loved ones. Often they do not like the look of the pieces or don’t wear them, but they don’t want to get rid of them. What is the best option? Turn it into a custom piece, we take all the stones and gold from your jewellery and turn it into a brand new design that they will love and wear. This keeps all the sentimental value of a loved one’s jewellery, but turns it into a more modern piece that suits your personal style!

The first step in custom design is the consultation. In this step, we sit down with the client to discuss ideas and determine what they ultimately want in a piece of jewellery. Once we have the ideas, I start working on my CAD/CAM program where I create 3D designs. I then create high resolution renderings of the pieces I design so I can add any colour of metal as well as any colour of stone ensuring that the picture looks exactly as the final product will. We then get our client to come back in and look at the drafts I have done and let us know what they like or what they would like to change. Once we have a design approved, we have our manufacturer start the building process which generally takes anywhere from two to three weeks.

Over the years, Al and his staff at York Jewellers have helped Darren choose beautiful gifts for me including watches, bracelets, earrings and my engagement ring. The quality has been excellent and the service is always fantastic. Recently we used their custom design service to create 3 beautiful original pieces from jewellery we inherited from Darren's mom. Al designed two rings, a pendant and earrings that are absolutely beautiful and will be treasured by myself and our daughters for years to come. Al and his staff truly make you feel welcome and are always eager to help. -Carmen Sterling

YORK JEWELLERS 39 3rd Street NE Weyburn | 306.842.5484 | www.yorkjewellers.ca


AT KING’S DEPARTMENT STORE we understand the importance of your wedding day; it is a beautiful part of your special love story. We take the time to ensure your experience of picking out the perfect tux or suit is top notch. This is one of the most significant days in your life and our years of experience have given us the knowledge to get you set up with what you need to make your day stress free and special. Along with a large selection of formal wear options for men, we also provide the accessories you need to look your best, including vests, cummerbunds, ties and shoes. A visit to King’s will ensure you are dressed to impress.

KING’S DEPARTMENT STORE 124 Main Street, Carlyle | 306.453.6337 /kingsdepartmentstore | @kingsdepartmentstore


TRUE STYLE & Elegance Special Occasions create a special feeling and we at 122 Main understand the significance of finding the perfect outfit for that important day. We want to help you find an outfit that you feel flawless in and can’t wait to put back on. Whether you are looking for formal or fun we have you covered. Let us be a part of your special day and help you find what you’ve been looking for.

122 FASHION BOUTIQUE 122 Main Street, Carlyle | 306.453.6337 /kingsdepartmentstore | @kingsdepartmentstore


Preparation + Inspiration =

Wedding Day Wonderful!

By Tonya Lambert

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aria Ursu and Kendra Johnson at Silver Rose Tanning & Hair Salon in Weyburn vow to have you and your attendants stunningly styled on your wedding day!

On your special day, Maria and Kendra will be there with you – at your home or hotel, in Weyburn or elsewhere – to give you and your party classy up-dos, intricate braids or cascading curls.

Feeling fabulous for your wedding begins a few months in advance with regular tanning sessions and laser hair removal treatments to leave you silky smooth all over. “I had five laser hair removal treatments with Kendra and 98% of my hair is gone!” exclaims Whitney Rutten. “The slight discomfort was worth the awesome reward of not shaving.”

“On our daughter’s wedding, Maria and Kendra arrived at our house,” says Carole Morris. “They worked magic on our hair, making us feel beautiful. The bride’s up-do was especially pretty and romantic, exactly as she had envisioned. Easy-going yet professional, they made everyone feel extra special and ‘wedding ready’.”

For eyes that simply pop in photos and pretty fingernails to slide that gorgeous ring over, Silver Rose offers manicures and sleek brows. Sleek brows combine hair extensions with 3D textured gel to create a fuller look that lasts 2-4 weeks.

Get that wow look you’ve dreamed of on your wedding day with help from Maria and Kendra at Silver Rose.

Handsome hair begins before your wedding day. Maria and Kendra use Olaplex to treat damaged hair, making it feel awesome again. Next, they will give you an expert colour and cut.

Silver Rose Tanning & Hair Salon Coteau Avenue Weyburn 306.842.4114 TOP LEFT: Kendra Johnson and Maria Ursu

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Say

YES

to wedding flowers

Your wedding flowers may be a large part of your wedding budget, so it's important to find centerpieces and wedding bouquets that you love. It can become overwhelming with so many colours, styles and options to choose from. With your input on colour, style and theme, Sarah and her staff at Brady’s House of Flowers can create a work of art that you will be proud of on your special day. “Our goal is to make our client’s day perfect. We guarantee that you will be happy with the quality and the look of your flowers,” explains Sarah, owner of Brady’s House of Flowers. “We make sure you are involved in the creative process to ensure that your bouquets are exactly what you’ve dreamed of.” Want to add your personal creative touch to your wedding? For a fun stress free evening with your friends or bridal party, Brady’s hosts centerpiece making workshops with quality products and detailed instruction from their talented staff. Enjoy your wedding planning and make a decision to go stress free and let the professionals at Brady’s House of Flowers take care of the floral details.

116 1st Avenue NE Weyburn | 306.842.4011 | www.bradysflowers.ca |


THE ALLURE OF

Mexico By Tammy Biblow

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exico is one of the most beautiful countries in the world; but one of the most controversial as well. A lot of travellers will say “I will never go to Mexico, it is unsafe.” In reality that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many statistics that speak to the safety of travelling to Mexico and information is available to help you make a conscientious travelling decision. Two of the more popular tourist areas of Mexico are detailed below: RIVIERA MAYA Riviera Maya is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Mexico, with expansive stretches of powdery white sand lapped by the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Spend the day at a luxury beach club where you can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, aquatic sports, spa services and a variety of modern amenities. You’ll find some of the best features in the resort destination of Playa del Carmen, a friendly tourist town where you’ll also discover the Riviera Maya’s top shopping, dining and nightlife. The Riviera Maya is one of the world’s top destinations for scuba diving and snorkeling. An expansive coral reef system extending just off the coast is home to an amazing variety of marine life including colorful tropical fish, manta rays, dolphins and whale sharks. Scuba diving and snorkeling in the Riviera Maya is not limited to the ocean. You can also go snorkeling and cave diving in the many cenotes (underground sink holes) that are unique to this area. The Caribbean side of Mexico is a must see! THINGS TO CHECK OUT: • • • •

Xelha Xcaret Xplor Mayan Ruins

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PUERTO VALLARTA On the Pacific side of Mexico, Puerto Vallarta reigns as one of Mexico’s most popular winter destinations because of its great diversity and almost perfect climate. Along with golden beaches, mountains and jungles you’ll discover modern amenities and creature comforts. In short, Puerto Vallarta is a very simple and affordable paradise that is appealing to just about everyone. Puerto Vallarta’s renowned Malecón (Boardwalk) runs from the Romantic Zone to the start of the Hotel Zone. Here you’ll find a whimsical collection of bronze sculptures, including the town’s iconic seahorse. Further north are the Hotel Zone and Marina where many resorts and restaurants are located. Travel across a modern bridge and you move from the State of Jalisco into Nayarit, home to the rapidly developing Riviera Nayarit with charming towns such as Bucerias and Sayulita and a host of resorts. The locals are happy to welcome an average of 3.7 million visitors per year to their town. You are always encouraged to practice your Spanish but pretty much everyone can communicate with you in English. Once you get away from the beach, Puerto Vallarta’s hilly cobblestone streets seem to merge into the green foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. I doubt that you will need to visit the gym while visiting; you’ll get plenty of exercise just navigating up and around town. THINGS TO CHECK OUT: • • • •

Rhythm of the Night Pirate Ship Tour (Particularly the Last Saskatchewan Pirate Ship Night) Yelapa Malecón (Boardwalk)

Mexico is a well sought out location for destination weddings. If planning a tropical wedding is in your future, contact your travel agent to ask about the many options in Mexico and around the world.


FLAWLESS GLOWING SKIN

for Your Wedding

By Tobie Hainstock

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very bride dreams about her perfect day with the perfect look. Jo-Anne Hala of Revive Medi Spa has the perfect solution for you!

The best way to start is to establish an excellent skincare regime. It is recommended that you begin at least six months prior to your wedding as this will ensure a glowing complexion. Consider adding a hot stone or relaxation massage to your self care routine. Ask Jo-Anne about available treatments. As a medical aesthetician JoAnne specializes in skin care treatments and will customize a skin regime that will best suit your needs. She recommends a professional skincare treatment every four to six weeks to ensure optimal results.

Eminence Organics is a handmade award-winning European skincare line made with organic and biodynamic fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. It is a concentrated and cost-effective resultsoriented skincare line for the face and body. You will love that it is chemical-free, cruelty -free and water-free and Eminence plants a tree for every product sold. Jo-Anne welcomes you to attend her open house November 10, 7 to 9 p.m. to celebrate her one-year anniversary. There will be skin demonstrations, skin care consultations, promotions and giveaways. Watch for Revive Medi Spa at the Treasures of Home Craft and Trade Show on November 26 at the Cugnet centre. Please like Revive Medi Spa on Facebook to check out the monthly promotions and the newest product launches.

Revive Medi Spa proudly carries Eminence Organics Skin Care from the heart of Hungary.

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Revive Medi Spa 827 Washington Drive, Weyburn 306.842.1331


KARMA SALON would like to welcome Karri Daer and Bonnitta Whitrow to their family of hairstylists. The salon has now over 75 years of combined experience, and are always educating themselves to stay on top of all the latest hair trends. • Men’s and ladies cuts and colours • Stand up tanning bed • Facial waxing • Hot Shaves for men • Licensed While you wait for the perfect haircut, treat yourself to Raw Karma; a decadent variety of raw chocolates to satisfy that sweet tooth.

134 1st Street NE Weyburn

L–R: Karri Daer, Candice Kievits, Kelsey Kabbeke, Bonnitta Whitrow, and Marliss Evans

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306.842.5123

FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY make sure to take some stress away by hiring a Certified Professional Makeup Artist. They can make you and the rest of your wedding party look glamorous, classy and balanced throughout the whole day. Desiree Strik has been doing makeup professionally since 2012, and has expanded into doing airbrushing, and theatrical makeup. Whether you want a bold, or calm look, Desiree will meet with you during a consultation to ensure you look the best on your wedding day.

Desiree also provides makeup classes for anyone that would like to learn some simple application methods, and is offering one free makeup lesson when you mention seeing this ad.

DESIREE STRIK • Certified Professional Makeup Artist • 306.891.9386 • desiredmakeupartistry@live.com STYLE & BEAUTY


eye candy noun informal Something that is visually attractive or pleasing to look at.

EYE CANDY EVENTS AND DESIGN is passionate about event design and making your wedding or event unforgettable. To ensure this, we carry a huge selection of colors and styles of linens, backdrops, LED Lighting and so much more to work within your budget and help bring your vision to realization. Weddings Events Corporate

Floral Design Centrepieces Linen Rentals

Event Rentals Set-up/Tear-down Interiors

Contact Colleen Duke IEWP at 306.861.0744, colleen@eyecandyeventsanddesign.com, visit our website at www.EyeCandyEventsAndDesign.com, or check out our albums on our Facebook page Eye Candy Events and Designs for more information.


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8. Now apply eyeliner. I recommend using a pencil on top then going over it with liquid. I only use a pencil on the bottom to keep it subtle.

4. A simple way to contour is to use bronzer. If your face is square, contour all four corners and apply bronzer lightly on the apple of cheeks. If your face is heart shaped, apply bronzer to outer sides of your forehead, sweeping along your temple and under your cheekbones, stopping directly under your cheekbone. If your face is round, contour the sides of your face and highlight your forehead and chin. If your face is long, contour your forehead and chin. If you have a triangle-shaped face, contour from sides of your cheekbones to the bottom of your jawbone, highlighting your forehead and chin.

9. If you add anything to enhance your eyebrows, do this now. For a natural look, take a pencil and start by sweeping it from the outside corner working your way inward, directly and lightly on the hairs, be careful not to touch it to your skin.

5. Next, apply blush. I only apply blush to the apples of the cheeks because it makes you look happy. 6. Now is the time to do your lips. Use whatever you are comfortable with — lipstick, gloss, liner, or a combination. 7. Time for the eyes. Use a lighter base shadow, and then a darker shadow to contour and accentuate. To achieve one of my favourite looks, choose three shades. I like a soft brown as your base all across lower lid, a dark plum from the middle of your eye to the outer corner, and a lighter brown or soft white under brow, in the corner of your eye close to your nose, and on the highest part of your cheekbone. This opens your eyes and creates what I call a butterfly effect.

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10. And finally, use finishing powder to reduce shine and ensure everything stays in place. Gently and lightly dust it along your T-zone. 11. For a fuller lash effect, apply mascara to both the top and bottom of the lashes. Begin by looking down and applying to the top lashes in a rolling, sweeping motion. It’s important to coat every eyelash to blend false lashes and achieve a natural look! 12. Always feel good about yourself — true beauty comes from within. If you book your wedding makeup with me, you will receive a complementary shine control powder to apply during the day, and a lip gloss. All bridesmaids also receive a gloss. To book your wedding/bridal makeup contact me by email at rumorsngossip@live.ca or call 306.458.2711.

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Manicures $25 Pedicures $40 Facials $68 1 Hour Massage $50 ½ Hour Massage $35 Hot Stone, Infancy, & Pregnancy Mud Wrap $50 Rose Hip Oil Wrap $60 Salt Glow $50 Anti-Stress Wellness

Also available at: Silver Rose Tanning and Hairstyling Studio in Weyburn, Tessa’s Beauty and Wellness in Weyburn, Glitterarti in Assiniboia and Front Porch Interiors in Wawota.

Back Treatment $50 Back Facial $50 Relexology $45 Waxing (eyebrows to lower legs) $10-$35 Makeup Application (includes lashes and airbrushing) $45 Makeup Lesson $40 Fitness & Nutrition Consultations $35 per ½ hour.

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Start Your New Life Together Out Right With Help From Your Local Canadian Tire Canadian Tire doesn’t just sell automotive parts and tools. We can supply everything you need to start out right from TVs, to housewares, kitchen and cookware. We also have décor and furniture in many styles to complete your decorating vision. Everything on this page can be purchased at your local Canadian Tire.

CANADIAN TIRE WEYBURN 1240 Sims Avenue, Weyburn • 306.842.4600 Locally Owned and Operated By Paul and Lisa Blanchard

Offering custom designed cupcakes and cakes for all occasions including weddings, anniversaries, bridal showers, birthdays and more.

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Jocelyn Henry Arcola SK 306.495.7090 • icing.henry@gmail.com STYLE & BEAUTY


THE

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WEDDING CUPCAKE

INGREDIENTS

BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

18.5 ounce white cake mix

3 cups icing sugar

1 cup flour

1 cup butter

1 cup sugar

Cream on low until well blended and then beat another three minutes on medium

¾ tsp salt 2 tbsp oil 1 tsp vanilla and 1 tsp almond extract 1 cup sour cream 4 large egg whites (Can use whole eggs but will make the batter a bit yellow) Combine ingredients and bake for 18 minutes at 325° Makes 35 cupcakes

Add 1 tsp vanilla and 1 -2 tbsp of whipping cream Beat on medium for one more minute, adding more cream if necessary Use decorating bag with different tips for unique looks


YOUR HEALTH

Beauty WITH BENEFITS

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eople have been drawn to crystals and stones for thousands of years, for both their beauty and energy healing properties. Selenite is a form of clear gypsum crystals that are glassy in luster, its sheen likened to moonlight. Its name comes from Selene, the Greek Goddess of the moon. Selenite’s tubular shape has striations running lengthwise through the crystal. When hollowed out for a lamp it gives off a soft warm, glow. Selenite lamps have become very popular, as more people are recognizing the significance of having décor pieces that are not only beautiful but have other benefits. BENEFITS: •

Ideal for purification and energetic cleansing

Quickly unblocks stagnant energy

Removes negative energy

Energizes and clears all glands of the body

Directs high frequency energy into the body, stimulating spiritual, physical and emotional healing

Greatly magnifies the energy of any other gemstone placed on it

The selenite crystal makes a positive impact on any space.


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2. DARK WOOD DIFFUSER Sleek and contemporary. This diffuser will work in any home or office.

3. HIMALAYAN SALT LAMP With such amazing benefits anyone would be ecstatic to receive a Himalayan Salt Lamp. We offer these in a variety of shapes and sizes.

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4. SALT LAMP A new spin on your classic salt lamp, we offer different coloured bulbs to add to this wonderful gift. Now in white, this lamp will go in any space.

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Old Fashion Foods 405 Souris Ave NE Weyburn 306. 842.3003 |

Spice up your home this holiday season by diffusing this blend of essential oils. PUMPKIN SPICE 5 drops of cinnamon 1 drop of clove 1 drop of nutmeg


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OLYMPIA FITNESS

Juice bar • Pro Shop • Free Weights • Exercise Machines • Cardio Machines Large multi purpose room for training and classes. • • • •

Healthy food and drink options Deals on pro shop and juice bar Exclusive personal trainers Memberships: monthly, corporate, couple, yearly, 6 month (option for pre authorized payments)

Open Mon to Fri 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sat & Sun 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Open holidays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Michelle Schmidt Registered Massage Therapist, NHPC member Massage Therapy is essential for maintenance of tissue health, as well as prevention of injuries. Specializing in relaxation, deep tissue/therapeutic, cranial sacral and hot stone massage • Benefits: helps improve vascular and lymphatic flow within the body, helps people become aware of how they move in their personal space, and tune into their bodies to recognize when problems are evident • Gift certificates available CALL TODAY 306.891.9622 Monday to Friday Located at Olympia Fitness

Lydia Niemegeers Low Intensity Laser Therapy Completely safe with no adverse side affects. BioFlex Laser Therapy is clinically proven to eliminate pain and accelerate healing. BioFlex Laser Therapy has been approved by the FDA, Health Canada and includes more than 30 standard protocols for the treatment of a wide range of medical conditions. Low Intensity Laser Therapy can help with the following issues: • • • •

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CALL TODAY 306.897.8105 Located at Olympia Fitness & Radville Marian Health Centre 310 Railway Avenue, Radville

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What is a Doula? Guiding You on Your Path of Parenthood newborn behaviours and appearance, sleep habits, basic feeding, bathing and dressing assistance;

Jocelyn Henry

Owner/Doula Passion For Family Arcola SK 306.495.7090 icing.henry@gmail.com Facebook.com/PassionforFamily

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oula (‘doo-la’) is a Greek word meaning “woman servant”. Today, a doula refers to someone who offers emotional and physical support and education to a woman, her partner and other children before, during and after childbirth. The doula’s role is to assist the family with preparing for and carrying out childbirth and postpartum plans. During the labour, the doula’s role is to facilitate communication between the mother, her partner and her health care team. She takes time to preserve the mother’s birth memories through photos and video, with recognition that the birth is a key life experience the mother will remember forever. After the birth, during postpartum, a doula provides special care to the entire family and ‘nurtures’ the family and ‘mothers the mother’ to make the postpartum period go as smoothly as possible. Doulas are trained to be an extra set of caring nurturing hands during one of the most precious times of a mother’s

life. They are educated to be observant, professional and empowering while also being supportive, patient, nurturing and last but not least, fun! WHAT DOES A DOULA DO? A birth doula tends to these tasks: •

Teaching comfort measures for childbirth;

Providing emotional support of the individual’s birthing choices;

Educating families on childbirth processes;

Offering encouragement and positive affirmations;

Providing an interview and two prenatal appointments;

Attendance at the entire birth and one follow-up appointment.

Postpartum, a doula offers: •

Assessment of family needs;

Recommendations and referrals;

Emotional support of the individual’s parenting choices;

Encouragement and positive affirmations;

Newborn care and hands-on education including information on

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Breastfeeding counselling and advanced breastfeeding education including establishing a good latch and milk supply, comfortable positions for mom and baby, pump education and proper milk storage;

Preparation of bottles and information on washing/cleaning/sterilizing;

Cord and circumcision care;

Assistance with routine establishment;

Organization of the nursery and light house work;

Sibling education and transition as well as care of older siblings;

Shopping list planning, food shopping and meal preparation.

What are the proven benefits of having a doula be a member of your prenatal/ maternity team? A doula can help customize a birth plan for the mother as well as provide customized prenatal and postpartum education. Use of a doula often results in a reduction of fear and anxiety about the birth and journey ahead. Women who use doulas have shorter labours on average, reduced risk of unnecessary interventions, reduced use of pain medication, and reduced chances of an unplanned caesarean birth. Doulas are trained to help with breastfeeding and using a doula means an increased chance of breastfeeding being successful. Mothers who choose a doula almost always have increased feelings of satisfaction about the birth, and a reduced incidence of postpartum anxiety and postpartum depression. Families end up being more healthy and successful when being nurtured by a doula.

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NATURAL HEALING is about taking control of your body, mind and spirit. For thousands of years, people have used the power of crystals to release mental, physical and spiritual blockages throughout the body. On a cellular level, our bodies are naturally receptive to the vibrations of crystals as they transmit, reflect, store light and receive energy. Crystals placed directly on the body, have a powerful vibratory effect that flows from the crystal to you. Crystals can be used as an energy tool to help the thoughts of our consciousness connect with our body. To understand which crystals would work best for your particular needs contact Carly at Soul Matrix Natural Healing. Oct 23rd 2016 Healing with Crystals. For more details or other workshop information please go to our website: www.soulmatrixnaturalhealing.com

Soul Matrix Natural Healing 42 – 3rd Street, Weyburn SK | 306.891.8894 | soulmatrixnaturalhealing.com

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GREETINGS, my name is Sig. I am one of several teachers at Rising Hoofs Adventure. My colleagues and I differ in personality and style, but we all aim to produce leaders in our classroom. Our size and natural responses keep students fully engaged in the learning process. Our reaction to the students provides the facilitators “teachable moments.” These moments allow students to recognize and assess their leadership skills and set goals as we work through objectives. Students who come to our classroom will develop confidence, teamwork, communication and trust and will leave as strong leaders in the arena of life.

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Three miles west of Weyburn on Highway 13 near Trossaschs SK 306.861.1569 • risinghoofs@risinghoofsadventureltd.ca www.risinghoofsadventureltd.ca •

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PUMPKIN STEW TOTAL TIME: Prep: 2½ hours Bake: 2 hours MAKES: 8 to 10 servings INGREDIENTS 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 cup water 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 4 medium carrots, sliced 1 large green pepper, cut into ½ inch pieces 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, chopped 2 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons beef bouillon granules 1 can (14½ ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 pumpkin (10 to 12 pounds) DIRECTIONS In a Dutch oven, brown meat in two tablespoons oil. Add water, potatoes, carrots, green pepper, garlic, onion, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for two hours. Stir in bouillon and tomatoes. Wash pumpkin; cut a six to eight inch circle around top stem. Remove top and set aside; discard seeds and remove fibers from inside. Place pumpkin in a shallow sturdy baking pan. Spoon stew into pumpkin and replace top. Brush outside of pumpkin with remaining oil. Bake at 325° for two hours or just until the pumpkin is tender (do not overbake). Serve stew from pumpkin, scooping out a little pumpkin with each serving. Yield: 8 to 10 servings. Originally published as Pumpkin Stew in Taste of Home October/November 1995, p37


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IN WEYBURN THIS WINTER

Lots of FUN activities to check out in Weyburn during the Winter months. You can also check it out on our website and like us on facebook to see Weyburn’s upcoming events.

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11 – 3rd Street Weyburn, SK 306.842.4738


OCTOBER 6 Weyburn Concert Series Reveen Cugnet Centre

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OCTOBER 8 Flavours of Fall Weyburn Curling Rink

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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

OCTOBER 20 Weyburn Concert Series Everything Fitz Cugnet Centre

NOVEMBER 1 Farmer Appreciation Night 2016 McKenna Hall

NOVEMBER 6 JDRF Walk Weyburn City Centre Mall

NOVEMBER 26 Treasures of Home Craft Sale & Trade Show Cugnet Centre

SATURDAYS 9AM TO 1PM OCT 15 TO DEC 17 Weyburn’s Open Air Indoor Market Weyburn Credit Union Community Room

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WEYBURN RED WINGS 2016–2017 SJHL SCHEDULE OCTOBER October 1: Weyburn @ Humboldt 7:30pm October 5: Weyburn @ Estevan 7:00pm October 7: Notre Dame @ Weyburn 7:30pm October 8: Laronge @ Weyburn 7:30pm October 14: Battlefords @ Weyburn 7:30pm October 15: Flin Flon @ Weyburn 7:30pm October 21: Melville @ Weyburn 7:30pm October 22: Nipawin @ Weyburn 7:30pm October 25: Weyburn @ Melfort 7:30pm October 26: Weyburn @ Laronge 7:30pm October 28: Weyburn @ Flin Flon 7:30pm October 29: Weyburn @ Nipawin 7:30pm NOVEMBER November 4: Kindersley @ Weyburn 7:30pm November 5: Weyburn @ Yorkton 7:30pm (Moosomin SK) November 9: Yorkton @ Weyburn 7:30pm November 11: Humboldt @ Weyburn 3:00pm November 12: Weyburn @ Melville 7:30pm November 19: Notre Dame @ Weyburn 7:30pm November 23: Weyburn @ Melville 7:30pm November 25: Estevan @ Weyburn 7:30pm November 26: Weyburn @ Estevan 7:30pm

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eet the Fitzgerald’s, a family group featuring threetime Grand Master Fiddle Champions and multi-award winning step dancers, Tom, Kerry, and Julie Fitzgerald. They are joined by their parents Pam and Paddy. The Fitzgerald’s began their touring careers ten years ago with the “Stars for Saskatchewan Concert Series”. Weyburn was one of the tour stops at that time and the audience then ‘loved’ their performance! Joining the siblings on guitar and lead vocals is Nate Douglas (guitarist for The Next Generation Leahy). The band presents a program of music and dance which reflects their distinct Canadian culture-namely the rich tradition of Canadian old-time fiddling and OttawaValley step dancing.

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This family’s musical journey began early in life as they studied the unique style that evolved with Irish, Scottish, and French immigrants. Over time, they have developed their art form to an eclectic program, blending traditional jigs and reels, driving Celtic arrangements, jazz standards, bluegrass, French Canadian, pop, and show-stopping Ottawa Valley step dancing. They have broadened their horizons through other dance forms, including tap and Irish. The siblings continue to push boundaries by fusing traditional and modern styles of fiddle and dance to create their own unique sound and style. Their creativity and passion for experimentation has led them to compose original tunes and arrangements.

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It is a rare combination of exceptional musicianship and energetic dancing, audience interaction, evident love of performing, and genuine sibling connection that resonates with audiences of all ages and makes this a truly unforgettable experience.

www.everythingfitz.ca

Tickets available at Superior Office 122 3rd Street, Weyburn weyburnconcertseries.ca For further information contact: Linda Aitken: 1.303.842.5043


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REVEEN The Superconscious Experience is Back LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON … Prepare to be AMAZED!

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e was known to millions simply as Reveen … but Ty Reveen has always just called him Dad. And now, this next-generation magician and hypnotist of the Reveen dynasty is following in his father’s footsteps, with a new “Superconscious Journey” into the marvels of the human mind with … “Reveen: The Legend Continues”. Since 1955, many people worldwide remember The Great Reveen — who entranced audiences for more than five decades with his high-speed memory demonstrations, light-hearted hypnotism, his hilarious shows and mystical showmanship, which made him the most popular single theatrical performer in Canada during the 20th century.

MY FATHER TOLD ME AT THE AGE OF FIVE THAT I WOULD SOME DAY TAKE OVER HIS SHOW BECAUSE I WAS PASSIONATE ABOUT EVERYTHING HE WAS DOING. it’s hilarious! I love that so many people of all ages are returning to see the show like the old days: I’m a strong believer that families that laugh together stay together.” The world’s funniest and most amazing stage show is back! It’s a “One Night Only” event, don’t be left out!

“My father told me at the age of five that I would some day take over his show because I was passionate about everything he was doing. I toured with him for more than 30 years: I performed with him for close to 3000 shows. I was involved professionally with all facets of his career since the mid 1970s,” says Ty Reveen. The new Reveen Show is playing in front of sold out audiences from the east coast to the west coast of Canada. “It is a clean and scientific demonstration of the powers of the human mind, and

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www.reveenshow.com Tickets available at Superior Office 122 3rd Street, Weyburn weyburnconcertseries.ca For further information contact: Linda Aitken: 1.306.842.5043

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TIM HORTONS IN WEYBURN New Owners • New Flavours • New Look By Tonya Lambert Photos Images by Gillies

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e’ve all fantasized about winning the lottery and the fabulous things we would do with our windfall. However, not many of us set about finding other ways to make that dream a reality. Nonetheless, this is just what Joanne did.

“What would you do if you won a million dollars?” a co-worker asked Joanne Carisse. “I would buy a Tim Hortons,” the double-double addict jokingly responded

All day, Joanne’s mind kept drifting back to the thought of running her own Tim Hortons. She and her husband Tom were huge fans of the well-known Canadian institution, specifically selecting each new home as they were transferred around the country from military base to military base so that it was in close proximity to the local Tim Hortons. When Joanne got home that night, she spoke with Tom about her idea. They did some online research and before

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going to bed that night, they had submitted an application to operate a franchise. A year-and-a-half later, the Carisse’s names came to the top of the list and, with their younger daughter Morgan; they packed their bags and moved to Weyburn in May of 2015. Their older daughter Selena, who attends university in Saskatoon, joins them at the café in the summers. “I tell people that I bought the franchise for the all-you-can-drink coffee buffet!” says Joanne, only half-jokingly. “Tim Hortons’ coffee is the best! And it goes so well with their sun-dried tomato bagels.” September saw the return of the café’s fall flavours and a wide array of Pumpkin Spice treats. Look for their heavenly chocolate éclairs rumoured to be coming back soon for a limited time! Another annual fall favourite in Weyburn is Tim Hortons’ Smile Cookie Days, which occurred in mid-September. This year’s proceeds went to Family Place to support all their great local programming. Joanne, Tom and their staff would like to thank everyone who came down and purchased a cookie to support this very worthwhile organization. Altogether, $6,720 was raised for Family Place. This is one of the great things about Tim Hortons – there is always something new to try. They recently added both Greek and Caesar salads to the menu along with a number of delicious grilled wraps. Not only will you find new tempting treats at Tim Hortons but you will also discover a new look. One of the first projects which the Carisse’s undertook when they took over the Tim Hortons was to do extensive renovations to both the interior and exterior of the building. From the welcoming brick façade to the warm freshly painted walls and new furniture, you will enjoy meeting friends and family for a cup of coffee at the new and improved Tim Hortons. Stop by and check it out. You will be glad you did.

Tim Hortons 1060 Sims Avenue Weyburn 306..848.1055 ABOVE: Joanne Carisse

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Weyburn Has It All

FROM PIZZA AND BURGERS TO FINE DINING EXPERIENCES Whether it’s a night out with family and friends you want, or you are just passing through, check out Weyburn’s dining options.

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Pumpkin Muffins INGREDIENTS Muffins 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. ground cloves

1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 4 large eggs 2 cups sugar

2 cups pumpkin puree 1¼ cups vegetable oil Filling 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar

INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 and spray a muffin tin with cooking spray. Prepare the filling by combining the cream cheese and powdered sugar in a medium bowl and mixing well until blended and smooth. Transfer filling to a piping bag fitted with a piping tip. (just a regular round piping tip will do fine) Prepare the muffin batter. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, pumpkin pie spice, salt and baking soda; whisk to blend. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine the eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree and oil. Mix on medium-low speed until blended. With the mixer on low speed, add in the dry ingredients, mixing just until incorporated. Fill muffin tins ⅔ full with muffin batter. Next add the filling. Poke the piping tip into the middle of each muffin batter-filled tin. Squeeze out about 1-2 tablespoons of filling into the batter. (Just guess, it doesn’t need to be exactly 2 tablespoons, just enough to fill the center of the muffin) Bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out mostly clean. Allow to cool on a wire rack. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

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Join us for happy hour Monday to Friday 2 pm–6 pm $4.25 Highballs & Domestic Beer $5.50 Pints of Draft Saturday: 11am–4 pm Hand crafted Bacon Cheese Burger, house made fries with purchase of beverage. $6 Monday: 6 pm–close Men’s Night Buy your first drink at regular price and the second one is FREE (one time only). Wednesday: 4 pm–close Wing Night Schooner $8 and $.50 wings Thursday: 6 pm–close Steak Night Ladies Night Ladies, buy your first drink at regular price and the second one is FREE (one time only). Ladies drink specials — ask your server for details. Ladies giveaway — One lucky lady will be randomly drawn at 9 pm to win a gift certificate for $75.

PUMPJACKS. SALOON & STEAKHOUSE 596 18 Street, Weyburn | 306.842.3838

Hours: Mon, Tues and Wed 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Thurs 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Fri & Sat 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sun 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Remember sports teams in groups of four or more to ask your server for team specials.

Catering Available for: Corporate Lunches and Suppers • Family Reunions • Weddings IN HOUSE CATERING AVAILABLE AT CRESCENT POINT PLACE

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o get started explore your decorating options. Look around your home and brainstorm new and different places to decorate. Choose two or three prominent places and take down what you normally display there. Then start fresh and unencumbered and dress the area in holiday style. The trick to making your holiday decor feel like home is to inject your personal style into the details. KEEP IT SIMPLE: Unfussy decorative items such as a few candles, sprigs of mistletoe and pretty Christmas linens are sometimes all that’s necessary to spread holiday cheer. FRESH AND NATURE INSPIRED: Nothing says “Christmas” quite like fresh greenery. Arrange fresh pine in baskets; layer grasses atop cupboards and along mantels or weave garland and branches around decorative Christmas figurines. One poinsettia at the hearth is a classic holiday touch; staggering three or more around the fireplace makes a statement. Pinecones, candles, seasonal fruits and lights are also great go-to accents. TIMELESS TRADITIONS: Reserve prominent spots in your home for your most treasured Christmas heirlooms so that they get the special attention they deserve. Decorate with vintage glass ornaments and holiday items gifted to you by friends and family. You and your loved ones will cherish the memories as you see them displayed. COLLECTABLES THEME: Whether you like Santa’s, snowmen, nutcrackers or Christmas village collectibles, decorating your spaces in a unified theme

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creates cohesiveness that draws attention to your special collections. COLOUR THEMES: Stick with a single colour or colour combination. Plan Christmas decorations to work with your existing decor, or opt for a traditional palette of rich reds and forest greens and carry the colours and theme throughout the house with small touches to keep it flowing. Or go with a blue and silver look and add sparkle with metallic silver ribbon in centerpieces and displays. Swapping out your everyday throw pillows with holiday pillows is a simple and effective touch. Whether you have a fireplace with stockings, a decorated Christmas tree, a colorful lighting installation or a creative message on one of the walls, your home will be warmer and more intimate when the atmosphere genuinely reflects your style and individuality. Once you have “decked the halls” make it a tradition to take time over a cup of hot chocolate or apple cider to appreciate the beauty you have created and reflect on the old and the new memories you are creating. Happy decorating!

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Home Sweet Home COUNTRY-STYLE Photos Images by Gillies

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ince opening in October 2014, Country & Co. Home Décor Ltd. owners, Megan Martinson and Tricia Wilgenbusch, set out to create a modern country-themed home furnishing store that reflects their country roots and love of rustic home décor. Stepping through the front door, visitors are immediately treated to a warm and welcoming atmosphere that leads to a delightful shopping experience. The unique and charming rustic décor and furnishings are displayed in a home-like

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setting enabling customers to envision how each piece would fit their own homes. The friendly staff is always happy to visit with customers and provide advice on decorating ideas and DIY projects. Country & Co. still carries locally-made, rustic home décor and giftware but has grown and evolved to include a broader mix of modern, country-inspired home furnishings and accent pieces that are functional, yet unique. The store features a wide variety of 100% solid

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wood, handcrafted accent and showcase furniture made by Canadian-owned suppliers. Country & Co. also offers timeworn-yet-timeless pieces that are complimented with up-cycled and salvage material. Customers can custom order many pieces and tailor-make their look with a variety of modern and vintage colours, finishes and hardware. With over 100 one-of-a-kind items to choose from in store or by catalogue, customers will undoubtedly find that special something.


RIGHT L–R: Megan Martinson and Tricia Wilgenbusch

Beginner DIY-ers or professionals alike will be pleased to see that Country & Co.’s DIY corner includes the growing CeCe Caldwell’s Paints line along with everything you need to refinish furniture and accent pieces. “This eco-friendly, non-toxic line of paint and paint accessories, is free from all potentially toxic ingredients, solvents or VOC’s and its packaging is made of recyclable materials.. All of the products made by CeCe Caldwell’s Paints are hand-mixed and are perfect for any application. Whether you want to create a weathered look or update a piece with a new colour and style, these easy-touse paints will inspire you to discover your own creative potential. Reflecting the latest colour and painting trends, this beautiful paint line includes Cece Caldwell’s Natural Chalk + Clay Paint which comes in a wide array of hues, stains, finishes and enhancements that are all customizable. Along with this paint line, Country & Co.’s DIY nook has a varied selection of brushes, decorative hooks, hinges, brackets, unique knobs and pulls, and so much more to choose from. For customers new to CeCe Caldwell’s Paints or wanting a DIY refresher, Country & Co. offers periodic in-house painting classes. These relaxed and fun-filled workshops enable customers to get a feel for the paint and gain some DIY tips while working on a small project. Country & Co. Home Décor 28 2nd Street NE, Weyburn 306.842.0859 Monday: Closed Tuesday: 12:30 – 5:30 Wednesday: 12:30 – 5:30 Thursday: 12:30 – 8:00 Friday: 12:30 – 5:30 Saturday: 10:00 – 5:00 Sunday: Closed Holidays: Closed

WINTER & CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE Join us on November 12 for our Winter and Christmas Open House! th

We will be showcasing an entirely different look for this season featuring new and unique everyday and seasonal home furnishings. Enjoy some delicious snacks and refreshments, chat with our friendly staff and explore our extensive inventory of charming décor, giftware and furniture in a place that feels like home! Saturday, November 12, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Making Dreams a Reality

Let the professionals at Elite Kitchens & Decor make your vision a reality. Our team can assist you with quality selections to fit any budget. 306.848.0290 | 123 2 Street NE Weyburn | elitekitchens@sasktel.net |


Gavin Konkel 306.641.9123 gkonkel @teamcore.ca

Deanne Arnold 306.621.8890 darnold @teamcore.ca

5 Third Avenue N. Yorkton, SK administration@teamcore.ca www.teamcore.ca 306.782.9680

Corey Werner 306.621.9680 cwerner @teamcore.ca

Carma Gramyk 306.621.4616 cgramyk @teamcore.ca

Lloyd Seymour 306.621.4310 lseymour @teamcore.ca


Craft Wine: It’s so Easy!

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he Craft Winemaking industry has been revolutionized with superior quality wine kits that guarantee winemaking success. Now more than ever, there are more reasons to craft your own wine.

Making wine in-store with a team of Craft Winemaking specialists is another method which has become very popular.

1. It’s fun! Craft Winemaking is easy to get started and you’ll have fun learning more about wine throughout the process. 2. It’s social! It’s a great activity to enjoy with friends and family. You also have a chance to meet other winemakers and share tips. 3. It’s rewarding! Create an impressive custom wine cellar! 4. It’s cost effective! Craft and serve quality wine at a fraction of the cost of the commercial equivalent. 5. It’s convenient! Keeping a stocked cellar of your crafted wine means always having your vintage available. 6. It’s green! Reusing wine bottles reduces the amount of glass that needs to be produced for wine consumption.

1. Your winemaking team will help you make your selection. The team will mix the ingredients in your kit and you will start the fermentation process by sprinkling the yeast. Your team will ensure that your wine processes properly. 2. After four to eight weeks, your wine will be filtered and ready for bottling! The staff will teach you how to use the automated equipment, offer a choice of labels and shrinks. 3. Bottling is completed about 30 to 45 minutes later and you can take your wine home!

Wine can easily be made at home. You have the option of using a kit or making it from scratch. Use good quality, freshly picked ingredients or purchase a wine kit from a local wine store. Many varieties are available to suit every palate.

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Getting started is simple:

Like wine from your local wine retailer, craft wine will benefit from aging in bottles. Your winemaking team will offer recommendations depending on the variety of wine and complexity of the kit. Once it’s ready, you and your friends and family will be able to raise a glass to your very own vintage!

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GREAT WINE Takes Very Little Time

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stablished in 2003, Big Jim’s Brewshop has become a recognized business on Weyburn’s Main Street. The Craft Wine and Beer making industry are producing some of the highest quality products available at a fraction of the cost. Owners Jim and Linda McDonald are proud to offer the only service of its kind in Southeastern Saskatchewan. Your first step to great wine is stopping in at Big Jim’s Brewshop and letting Jim and Linda help you select the wine that’s right for you. Choose from a wonderful selection of fun, fruity mist wines or select a big, full bodied red wine. Four week kits are available, which come from the Okanogan and Niagara regions. Special Edition Reserve kits come from some of the most famous vineyards in the world. After you make your selection, they will help you to get it started and in just four to eight weeks you return to the store to bottle your wine with fully automated equipment. Within twenty minutes you will be ready to load up your collection to take home and start enjoying– it’s that simple!

Jim and Linda McDonald

Big Jim’s is exactly what comes to mind when you say ‘locally owned’ business. It’s friendly, has great service, and the product is always amazing! One place you can walk into and feel like it’s personal and welcoming! Weyburn is lucky to have this great business!!

Big Jim’s Brewshop 51 - 3rd Street, Weyburn 306.848.3530 bigjimsbrewshop@sasktel.net

– Kandis Ryan

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More Than Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Stop in and check out our new space. Pump House • Water Filtration • Natural Gas Fireplaces With winter around the corner, controlling your home's temperature is more important then ever. We want your home to be a place of relaxation and comfort. Book your fall heating service or furnace replacement before the cold hits.

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eep your business organized and efficient with a server and all your employees will have access to files and information immediately from their desks. Networks facilitate effective collaboration between employees, better use of resources, and centralized backup and administration. Setting up a network allows your staff to share printers, scanners, copiers, and internet connections resulting in savings for your company. SE Computer Solutions offers remote software solutions for support which saves mileage costs and are also available for your employees in the event of inclement weather or sickness. We also offer onsite consultation and service.

CENTRALIZED STORAGE AND BACKUP If you’ve ever lost data from a computer crash, you know the importance of a

good backup strategy. You can’t be sure that all critical data on standalone workstations is backed up on a regular basis. Networks allow you to store the data centrally and ensure that all critical data gets backed up on a predetermined schedule. The process can be completely automated and alerts can be emailed if there are errors. Cloud backup is a good idea for offsite storage as well, in case of an onsite catastrophe. Backup solutions are also available for home based users. PRINTERS – SALES, RENTALS, AND SERVICE Not only do we sell different types of printers, toners and ink, we also rent printers and photocopiers. A rental solution manages the lifecycle of the asset through procurement, deployment, upgrades, maintenance and retirement. Maintenance of the equipment and consumables is included with our agreements. Call for more information and pricing. SECURITY CAMERAS Thinking about installing security cameras at your business or home?

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We can help. The added protection and peace of mind against theft and crime that security cameras provide can help you sleep better at night. Cameras can be installed inside and/or outside. SE Computer Solutions offers onsite consultation and service to determine your security needs RANSOMWARE, VIRUSES, AND SPYWARE Check all of your emails carefully before opening them. Ensure you know the sender of the email and that it makes sense that the email was sent to you. Confirm that the email is from someone you trust and doesn’t just “look like” someone you trust. Before opening any attachments, make sure that the attached link is something you can verify is safe. Be suspicious of email that threatens to close your accounts or cancel cards if you don’t provide information. Ensure you keep your antivirus software up-to-date and back up your data on a regular basis. Beware of pop-ups and remember nothing is free. If you think you have an infection, unplug your network cable or disconnect your wireless device, unplug any attached USB devices and consult a technician.

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SOUTHEAST COLLEGE Agile & Adaptive


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ducation is a key component of economic development and growth,” explains Dion McGrath, president and CEO of Southeast College. “Knowing this, we are always looking for ways to enhance our students’ learning experience and opportunities. This is why we are so pleased with our new 36,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art teaching facility.” The new college facility is attached to Weyburn Comprehensive School and the Cugnet Centre. Funded by the provincial government, the impressive new training centre cost $15 million to build. “Our new facility is very student-focused,” says Sheena Onrait, Manager, Marketing & Communications. “A lot of thought and energy went into planning the facility. There is a great centralized student area on the main floor and a dual purpose computer lab. For students in the practical nursing program, there is a lab which simulates a hospital room, while our hairstylists will train and work out of a salon-like lab with upgraded lighting, work stations and an exterior entrance for clients.”


FOR OVER 40 YEARS, SOUTHEAST COLLEGE HAS ADAPTED TO THE EVOLVING NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE, BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES WITHIN THE REGION PLENTY OF PROGRAMS Nearly 6,000 students attend the Southeast College’s four campuses and two learning centres each year. They participate in a wide variety of programs, from completing high school and learning English to finishing their first year of university or trade school. “The college offers a broad range of opportunities,” explains McGrath. “We are always looking for innovative ways to be responsive to labour market demands. We do this by building relationships and having conversations with members of the community, business and industry.” It was in response to the needs of industry that Southeast College developed the Introduction to Standard Telecommunication Wiring program. This new program, developed in partnership with SaskTel, is designed to train new telecom installers in the latest industry standards, including technology as advanced as the splicing of fiber optic lines. With the downturn in the energy sector, the college responded by constructing an industry endorsed and designed electrical lab with help from Western Economic Diversification. This has enabled them to be the only college in the province to offer level two construction electrician training. “Enrollment in our trades programs has gone up in recent years,” says McGrath, “as people look to diversify their training and skill sets.” Another area into which the college is looking to expand is precision agriculture. “Agriculture is doing well,” says McGrath, “but the equipment needed to operate a farm is becoming increasingly high tech and complex. You need training to be able to run these big machines.” This past spring, the college piloted a lead sprayer program on their Moosomin campus. This was made possible by partnerships with Maple Farm Equipment, John Deere and Bayer Crop Science. As well, the college is currently working with the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities to create a program that will

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provide professional development training for employees of rural municipalities. “This is a huge undertaking but a promising one in which the college set out to help solve an issue that SARM identified,” states McGrath. For over 40 years, Southeast College has adapted to the evolving needs of the people, businesses and industries within the region, contributing over $19 million dollars to the local GDP. It has done so not only by expanding its offerings but also by always looking for new ways for students to learn. This has resulted in a combination of in-house classes, online courses and live streaming options. Everything is done to provide the people of southeast Saskatchewan with lots of local educational training options. “There is a huge cost saving to learning where you live, both for individuals and for employers,” explains Onrait. “Students can save up to $10,000 by taking the first year of university while living at home,” adds McGrath. FUNDING THE FUTURE As a leading college, Southeast College takes student support seriously. The college awarded nearly $200,000 in entrance bursaries and scholarships last year. Student funding is largely a local effort with many businesses and organizations donating dollars and the provincial government often matching the money raised by the college.

The Swing for Scholarships Golf Tournament, a major fundraising effort, has been held in Weyburn every September for the past 18 years. It has proven to be such a phenomenal success that the college has expanded its efforts to include June tournaments in Estevan and Moosomin. The college staff believes in supporting students and annually contribute funds to the TEAM (Together Everyone Achieves More) Scholarship which is awarded to a student who has completed adult education through the college and gone on to post-secondary training. This $6,000 scholarship will be awarded at the college’s grand opening ceremony featuring President Dion McGrath, Board of Directors Governor Judy Jones and Minister of Advanced Education Bronwyn Eyre. Join the staff and students on October 6 as they celebrate the opening of the new college. Tour the facility and enjoy the barbeque, with all proceeds going towards student funding.

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Southeast College 633 King Street, Weyburn 306.848.2500 www.southeastcollege.org

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A Salute to Farmers

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griculture has always been a cornerstone of the prairie economy. From early morning chores and late night checks on animals to extended hours in the field putting crops in and taking them off these producers work far more than 8 – 5. Hard working Saskatchewan men and women have long served as stewards of the land and as nurturers of livestock to ensure that people worldwide have enough to eat. Producers work with researchers to improve farming and ranching practices and to continually strive for better and more efficient ways to do things. It’s hard to put into words the many hats a farmer wears, but an excerpt from the legendary speech by Paul Harvey says it best.

… God said, “I need somebody strong enough to clear trees and heave bales, yet gentle enough to tame lambs and wean pigs and tend the pink-combed pullets, who will stop his mower for an hour to splint the broken leg of a meadow lark. It had to be somebody who’d plow deep and straight and not cut corners. Somebody to seed, weed, feed, breed and rake and disc and plow and plant and tie the fleece and strain the milk and replenish the self-feeder and finish a hard week’s work with a five-mile drive to church.” “Somebody who’d bale a family together with the soft strong bonds of sharing, who would laugh and then sigh, and then reply, with smiling eyes, when his son says he wants to spend his life ‘doing what dad does.’” So God made a farmer.


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ake a drive southeast of Halbrite, and you will note the vast maturing soybean trial plots situated not far from the family home of Brad and Roslyn Eggum. These plots allow Eggum Seed Sales, which they own and operate, to supply customers with local agronomic data. Eggum exited a 15-year career with the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool in 2003 to farm full-time and to work in commission seed sales. In 2008, Brad officially established Eggum Seed Sales (ESS) and in 2010, ESS expanded to provide custom treating. Through the years, the main focus of ESS has shifted to soybeans. Eggum Seed Sales utilizes third party researchers in conjunction with the trial plots, in order to gather current, relevant data concerning the different varieties of soybeans that can be grown, optimum planting conditions and how to maximize yields. In August, Eggum hosted ESS’s major plot tour where invitees were treated to breakfast, then a poker derby tour at the main plot site. “Similar to a snowmobile

poker derby, each person goes site to site, receiving a card at each site and the highest hand at the end wins a prize. We like to do something a little different,” says Eggum of their derby-style day. The main plot tour is important to ESS. “The reason we do what we do is two-fold - it’s for ourselves, to help us understand the plants and the different varieties so that we can make good recommendations on what variety to grow and how to grow any selected variety in the best way possible,” explains Eggum. “It is also for the customers to get a good hands-on feel and look at the crops.” The data also allows ESS to concentrate on growing the soybean industry locally. “Soybean is a very good fit for our area as soybeans are a crop that grows like a pulse crop and produces oil. The highest value of the crops we grow in Western Canada have come from oil seeds and pulses in the last 20 years. Soybeans have both of these components in one plant,” says Brad. Thirty bushels per acre is the long term soybean production average on the Eggum farm. “These are reasonable long term targets as the varieties that were grown were not as adapted as what is coming out now,”

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clarifies Eggum. “In the next five years they anticipate continued improvement on the soybean varieties suited to Western Canada.” On top of the ongoing agronomical data, ESS works closely to support their customers by visiting their fields to assess the plant emergence and population. “We try to be out a minimum of twice to each field but some fields need some more management and we will spend more time,” says Eggum. Come fall, the trial plots will be opened to the public which allows producers the chance to see how things are podding and to observe what kind of maturity the plants have. Contact Brad, or co-worker Chelsea Toles, to allow them to answer any questions you may have.

Eggum Seed Sales Halbrite SK 306.861.7048 bradeggum@sasktel.net www.eggumseedsales.com

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Shady Lane Farms Inc. As the old sayings go “There is no I in team” and “You are only as strong as your weakest link.” These old sports adages encourage us to not work alone, but instead work with others. This does not simply apply to sports, but to life itself. Accomplishments, large and small, are often a result of strong communication and teamwork.

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ubsequently, it is no wonder that 10 miles south of Weyburn, Shady Lane Farms Inc. experiences success and satisfaction while being a productive family run farm led by Darren and Carmen Sterling, along with their daughters Shastidy and Brooke. One quick talk with Carmen and it is obvious how they have grown Shady Lane Farms Inc. to the 7,400 acres they operate today and why they were the prestigious recipients of the Weyburn Chamber of Commerce Golden Sheaf Award in 2015. “We are passionate about it, passionate to the point that Darren has had other opportunities but stuck to farming,” expressed Carmen. “Darren’s grandpa was a farmer; his dad was a farmer, and Darren knew he wanted to be a farmer. Early on, along with farming, Darren worked on the drilling rigs, however there came a time when he was busy enough to exclusively farm,” comments Carmen. Darren’s love of farming spills over to his daughters who have both been happily involved on the farm. Shastidy enjoys helping with equipment, while Brooke prefers to cook meals to provide for her family, their two full-time workers and seasonal staff at harvest time. Both recently left the farm while pursuing postsecondary education, but Carmen believes, thanks to Darren, the love for their family farm runs deep so they will always return or help in some capacity. “When you are short on

labour, you need extra help which our girls provide but he isn’t persuading them to work for us. Instead he wants them to learn about everything involved and decide if they want to be a part of things,” explained Carmen. The passion of the Sterling’s also spills off the field into the community where they support STARS ambulance, local sports teams like the Weyburn Red Wings and surrounding communities through events and fundraisers. Darren often downplays the work he puts in day after day at Shady Lane Farms Inc. by saying things like “I am just a farmer, I just farm,” mentioned Carmen, so it is important to her and her daughters that people are recognizing what truly makes their farming operation effective. “Darren has always made sure that I know what is going on and he’s always encouraged me to learn, not only how to operate equipment, but also to understand all aspects of the operation including how equipment does what it does,” Carmen continued. “Darren loves when someone new comes and wants to learn and take a ride on equipment or asks questions as he wants others to see what we love doing.” That passion, Carmen believes, is an integral part in helping to encourage and grow the love of agriculture, by openly celebrating it.

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SALES EXCELLENCE Knight Dodge appreciates and values the importance of the agriculture sector in Weyburn and area. We understand the significance it has on our community. Congratulations to all our farming clients on a successful harvest! We look forward to continuing to work with you through the years. • • • • • •

Small Town Experience Friendly Knowledgeable Staff Lifetime Engine Warranty Locally Owned & Operated Unlimited Financing Options Great New & Used Selection of Inventory

1627 1st Ave N Weyburn, SK | 306.842.7333 | www.knightdodgeofweyburn.ca |


SERVICE EXCELLENCE Darren has been partial to Dodge vehicles over the years starting with the first "brand new" vehicle he purchased in 1992 which we still actively use on the farm today! Darren purchased this truck from the former Redcoat Chrysler in addition to other vehicles over the years. Since Brad purchased the dealership a couple of years ago and it became Knight Dodge we have purchased a number of Jeep and RAM vehicles. The staff has been very friendly and helpful in all aspects. From the initial sale to any service work we have needed we have been very happy with Brad and his staff! We really appreciate the strong community involvement and support that Knight Dodge provides to Weyburn and area as well. It is great to be able to support a business that gives back to the community like Knight Dodge does! -Carmen Sterling


YOUNG’S EQUIPMENT As Dedicated As You Are By Tobie Hainstock Photos Images by Gillies

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t’s more than just your occupation. It’s your lifestyle and legacy. Farming is not just what you do, it’s who you are. You are the first one out of bed in the morning and the last one to sleep at night. You’ve dedicated your life to providing food for people who will take your blood, sweat and tears for granted but that’s okay. You just keep going, knowing that you’re making a big difference for a lot of people. Young’s Equipment understands the dedication that you put into your work. They appreciate the long days in the field and the times you work around the clock to put the crop in and to take it off. This is why they work so diligently to offer you service that is second to none. SOLID REPUTATION “Young’s has been around for many years, people know us for the solid work we do,” comments branch manager, Michael

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MAIN PICTURE FRONT L–R: Doug Symenuk, Dylan Martin, Colin Vandermey, Victoria Woodworth BACK L–R: Chris Maas, Wayne Jarocki, Blake Attridge BOTTOM RIGHT L–R: Jessica Rigetti, Tommy Brolly, Paul Mansfield

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L TO R: Ryan Mclaren, Riel Laforge, Trent Martin, Olexnader Koryt'ko, Paul Mansfield, Jeremy Kish, Conor Duffy, Rylie Swnson, Gary Porter, Terry Westling MISSING: Scott Eberle, Melissa Eckel

Hoffmann. He goes on to point out that consistent work that’s done right means less downtime for you, the farmer. With a strong team that features staff members with decades of experience, including multinational experience, you can count on Young’s Equipment to get the job done. They are able to retain their highly regarded reputation by keeping up to date on the latest in technology and innovation. This is achieved by participating in ongoing training ad acquiring certifications throughout the year. HELPING YOU THROUGH THE BUSY SEASONS “We are ready to get you the parts you need as quickly as possible to reduce your down time,” states Colin Vandermey, parts manager. With nine locations throughout Saskatchewan and an inventory of $1.5 million in-store and in excess of $14 million in the Young’s complex, you can be sure that they will find what you need. A parts van runs from seeding to harvest between locations to get the part to you. WINTER INSPECTION PROGRAM According to service manager, Paul Mansfield, the Winter Inspection Program is available for farmers who want to ensure that their equipment is ready for spring. “Bring your equipment in right after harvest. An estimate of repairs will be done and discussed with you and after the repairs a total cleaning of your machine will be done,” advises Mansfield. He adds that any installation done by a certified Case IH dealer qualifies for an additional six months of warranty on top of your existing warranty for both parts and service.

sure to ask about the discounted trucking and services featured with the Winter Inspection Program. Although this program focuses on winter inspections, it is available all year long. PEACE OF MIND Young’s’ goal is to help give you peace of mind by knowing that your equipment is ready to perform to capacity throughout the season. They provide dedication, integrity and service to the hardest working professionals on the land. Young’s Equipment is proud to be there for you for everything from your Kubota lawn tractor to your largest Case IH equipment.

This program includes combine, sprayer, MacDon and pickup header inspections plus two-wheel and four-wheel drive inspections. All inspections include a free wash and cleaning. Be

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Young’s Equipment Weyburn, SK 306.842.2629 www.youngs.ca

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Congratulations on a successful harvest. We appreciate all your hard work and are grateful for your business. Here’s to another successful year on the prairies. –Mike Melanson

COGENT CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS LLP Tax Services • Federal and Provincial Sales Tax (GST, HST, PST and QST) • Payroll Services • Estate & Trust Tax Preparation • Tax Planning & Preparation • Accounting Services • Audits, Reviews and Compilations • Bookkeeping/WriteUp • Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis • Financial Forecasts & Projections • Consulting Services • Estate Planning • Business Consulting • Business Succession Planning • Management Advisory Services • Purchase and Sale of a Business • Retirement Planning • Accounting Software Selection & Implementation • Financial Planning • Employee Benefit Plans

206 Hill Avenue Weyburn 306.842.8123

200-533 Victoria Avenue Regina 306.352.1397

277 Center Street Meadow Lake 306.236.5675

302-22nd Street Battleford 306.937.7001


SOUTHERN GLASS WORKS Congratulations to all the farmers that put in a long, rewarding harvest season! Southern Glass Works can help with your custom made, maintenance free PVC windows and doors in a variety of styles and colors. We can also help with glass replacement on your PVC windows. Contact us with any questions you may have. We are proud to serve Weyburn and area with quality service.

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1524 1st Ave NW, Weyburn • 306.842.2574 • www.southernglassworks.ca


2016 GMC Sierra HD We’ve Raised The Bar Once Again!

Here To Get You There!

• The Duramax diesel delivers 397hp and 765 lb. ft. of torque • No other competitor in its class offers a standard fully automatic locking differential for on or off road use • Up to 19,600 lb. of conventional trailering capacity • Up to 22,600 lb. of fifth wheel towing capacity • Payload of up to 6,308 lb • Trailer control technology with trailer sway control, automatic grade braking and jake brake • Segment first driver alert technologies including forward collision alert, lane departure warning, and safety alert seat • Customizable 8” touchscreen Intellilink radio with natural language voice command • Integrated rear corner step bumper • E-Z lift and lower tailgate • LED box lighting lights up the truck box at night or under a Tonneau cover • New inlaid door design with triple door seals • Dual density seat foam for more comfort • USB ports, 12v charging outlets and 110v power outlet • A centre console large enough for file folders, laptops and much more

#1 Government Road, Weyburn | 306.842.6531

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Going the Extra Mile As a fourth generation family-owned dealership, Barber Motors understands the importance of superior customer service and customer satisfaction. Since 1949, the Barber family has been committed to providing Weyburn and area customers with General Motors vehicles and exceptional customer service. “We wouldn’t have been around for over 60 years if we didn’t go the extra mile,” says general manager, Andy Barber. Whether you are looking for the perfect vehicle or simply need an oil change, Barber Motors sales, service and parts staff is dedicated to going above and beyond for each and every customer. The dealership employs a sales team that is up-to-date on the latest vehicle trends and technology. The highly qualified GM-certified technicians receive ongoing factory training and provide first-rate car, truck and SUV service. To ensure customers receive timely and convenient service, the expansive service department is equipped with 13 service bays and 2 full-time lube bays – and no appointment is needed for oil changes. “Our service doesn’t end when you drive off the lot – that’s when it begins,” says Barber.

"For three generations Barber Motors has supplied our farm with GM trucks and service that help us get the job done in the field. The Barbers go the extra mile for their customers and this community."

#1 Government Road, Weyburn | 306.842.6531

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-Davin Mainil Operations Manager Jeranda Holdings Ltd.


RE/MAX Weyburn Realty Weyburn’s agricultural sector is a key economic pillar, driving much of the region’s growth and development and this fall, producers in the region are expecting another bountiful harvest and the agriculture industry will continue to prosper. We, at RE/MAX Weyburn Realty, recognize the importance of the agriculture industry and endeavor to serve this market by providing expert agricultural property advice. Whether you are looking to buy or sell farm land, ranch land or a small acreage, our experienced agents will help you though this process. All of our agents are licensed to list and sell rural property and understand the complex dynamics that affect land prices. We can save you time and effort by providing accurate and reliable information about land values, farmable acres, water, mineral and surface rights. Over the past three years, we have sold every acre listed with us in a timely and proficient manner. Our knowledgeable and dedicated agents take great pride in serving Weyburn’s agricultural community. When considering the sale or purchase of rural property, stop by RE/MAX Weyburn Realty to discover how we can help you!

RE/MAX Weyburn Realty Independently Owned & Operated 136A 1st Street NE, Weyburn SK 306.848.1000 weyburnlistings.com

Winston Bailey


PROUD TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY Congratulations on a bountiful harvest season! Contact us for help with any of your fall and winter projects. Supporting our community is an important part of our business. We would like to thank the community and our clients for their support over the years.

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Gravel/Sand Supply Concrete Supply Crushing/Screening Stone Slinger Excavating/Trenching

WEYBURN 1531 Railway Avenue 306.842.6558 Ryan 306.861.3098

• Sewer/Water • Bridge/Abutment Repair • Culvert (Large or Small) Removal and Replace

CARNDUFF Highway 318 North 306.482.3617 Randy 306.482.7647

ASSINIBOIA 306.642.3642

MOOSOMIN 306.434.9633

CARLYLE 306.453.4456

REDVERS 306.452.3688


Great Plains Ford

Commitment to Serving Our Community

Thank you to all the hardworking farm families who have put in countless hours completing harvest. Now that you have a little more time for yourself, come in for a visit. We have an abundance of new and used trucks ready to transition you into the fall and winter seasons. A Great Deal is a Great Plains Ford Deal!

Jeff Tosczak, Owner

Great Plains Ford

206 Sims Avenue Weyburn | 306.842.2645 | www.greatplainsford.com


Where Natural Quality Meets Your Plate

Western Prime Meat Processors are proud to provide their customers with local farm fresh chickens and turkeys, as well as smoked and fresh sausage, pork loin chops, bone in leg ham and more for the upcoming festive seasons. They are locally owned and operated and offer wholesale and retail products with custom cutting and wrapping services. Western Prime Meat Processors are a provincially inspected meat processing facility and pride themselves on sourcing their product from over 400 local Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers to ensure you are getting quality meat that meets and exceeds the national standards.

Western Prime Meat Processors

3–22nd Avenue SE, Weyburn | 306.842.4448 | westernprimemeat@sasktel.net


ATTENTION FARMERS Did you know that PRESSURE FORCE can help you get your harvest equipment clean? With their mobile set up that can come right to your farm and take care of the dust so you can put your focus on other things around the farm. With the 2 step wash process that does not contain brushing you are sure to get the results you hope for and most likely even better than expected BEFORE

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PRESSURE FORCE can help with lots of farm clean ups like the following: • Trailers (stock trailers, horse trailers, flat decks, tandems, etc.) • Outside buildings (grain bins, quonsets, even the farm house) • Vehicles (cars, trucks, semi’s, RV’s, and more) • Farming equipment (combines, swathers, sprayers and more) PLANNING ON HAVING A FARM AUCTION NEXT SPRING? Call the professionals at Pressure Force to help get your auction items looking next to new since we all know the value of a clean and shiny piece of equipment goes for more then a dirty dull unit.

“We have people coming up to us all the time asking if we bought a new trailer after we get Pressure Force to wash our trailers. They do a great job and are so good to deal with. We are very happy with the outcome of their work.” – Nicole Kmita

Weyburn, SK | 306.861.6373 pressureforce.ca |


Agriculture is our way of life too 306-842-3559 fcc.ca

Thank You

To all our cattle producers in Southeast Saskatchewan for your continued loyal business. Schedule your annual herd health visit and ultrasound pregnancy examination today.

Prairie Animal Health Centre 416 7th Street West, Weyburn Weyburn: 306.842.7677 Estevan: 306.634.7123 prairieanimalhealthweyburn.com •

Dr. Cory Davis

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Boots, Belts and Bling PUT A WESTERN SPIN ON YOUR WARDROBE

WESTERN WEAR HAS COME A LONG WAY in the Fashion Industry. From Wranglers that only looked good on the back of a cowboy to high quality denim that is at home in any setting, adding a western touch to your wardrobe has never been easier. Accessories run the range from flashy rhinestones to elegant silver and turquoise pieces that compliment any style. Boots have become the go to footwear for everyday and have found their place in formal wear for women with a selection focused on weddings and high end fashion.

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DENIM The key piece for Western wear is, of course, denim. This season, a button-front or to-theknee denim skirt is the most versatile update, and will work for city or rural events. Pair yours with a cozy sweater for fall evenings. Jeans are always in style and this seasons lines have both a great fit and the essential bling to make them stand out. BOOTS The fashion cowboy boot category has exploded the past few years. High-end boots have jumped in the ring with funky decorative styles, colours and embellishments. For comfort, boots come with square or pointed toes, tie up or pull-ons, high or low styles, whatever your choice you can’t go wrong with a great pair of boots. JEWELLERY For accessories, cowgirls (and those who aspire to dress like one) opt for western wear classics: turquoise and silver. Think big pieces and vintage-inspired design for this year’s jewellery trends. Make a statement necklace or cuff work for your everyday look by pairing it with a solid t-shirt. TOPS AND DRESSES Red and white checked western shirts and jean dresses? No thanks. The modern cowgirl opts for really dreamy tops and dresses to offset masculine denim, leather and boots. Popular western wear choices include embroidery, blouse-y silhouettes, ruffles and plenty of white

linen. Look for ruched necklines with delicate ties and soft colours and fabrics. Romantic and feminine, these trends are incredibly fun to wear for all seasons. As with your statement jewelry, balance heavy, dramatic pieces with softer, more streamlined basics. HANDBAGS Tooled leather is a definitive western style trademark so it’s a natural pick in leather bags. The new Western inspired handbags also come in bold colours with bling and buckles as well as more demure styles of rich, smooth leather. A variety of options guarantees that the bag you choose will fit both your wardrobe and your lifestyle. BELTS Belts are for so much more that the functional use of holding up your pants. New styles lend elegance and design to both jeans and dress wear with rhinestones and leather tooling showing up in various colours and designs. A Western belt can be the crowning touch to a perfect outfit. The option to switch out belt buckles for an ever changing fashion statement also works. Grab some friends, go shopping and put Boots, Belts and Bling on your list of must haves for this season.

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Trendy Western Wear • Rustic Home DÊcor Jewelry and Accessories

Come visit us for all of your horse and tack related needs

501 Nesbitt Drive, Estevan

306.634.3755


TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS Thank You for a Successful Harvest! I appreciate the long hours farmers put in during this time. I also want to thank my current clients for their continued support during my office move. Stop by my new location and say “Hi”.

Bookkeeping Payroll Services Business Planning and Management Quickbooks Training NEW LOCATION

1015 Railway Ave, Weyburn 306.842.2787 | ardellbookkeeping@sasktel.net


MOTORING

STAY SAFE

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KNOW THE ROAD CONDITIONS. Check road safety conditions online and stay put if travel is not recommended. In Saskatchewan use the highway hotline at hotline www.gov.sk.ca. Download the mobile app for handy reference on changing conditions. In poor driving conditions, stick to the main roads they are more likely to be plowed and salted first.

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KNOW THE EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS AND BE PREPARED FOR THEM. Dress for the expected conditions with coats, mitts, hats, and boots. Keep your cell phone fully charged and consider investing in a car charger to ensure you always have a full battery.

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FILL YOUR FUEL TANK AND KEEP IT OVER HALF FILLED DURING THE TRIP. If you get stranded you may need to run the engine to stay warm.

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PREPARE YOUR VEHICLE FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. Install snow tires for extra traction on ice and snow. Check your spare tire to ensure it is in good repair and if possible get an extra snow tire to use as a winter spare. Upgrade your coolant levels and use winter rated windshield washer cleaner. Check your battery levels and replace your battery now if it will be unreliable in cold weather. Carry a bag of sand or cat litter in the back of your vehicle for traction if you get stuck in icy conditions. Keep a snow shovel in the trunk in case you have to dig yourself out.

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CARRY A WINTER EMERGENCY SURVIVAL KIT IN CASE YOU GET STRANDED. Consider including the following items: First aid kit, blankets or sleeping bag, high energy food like granola bars or dried fruit, matches or a lighter, candles, and extra winter clothing. Plan ahead, be prepared and stay safe this on the road this winter.


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Get Prepared For Winter With Kal Tire

Kerry Roberts Manager

25 3rd Street SE, Weyburn 306.842.6661 www.kaltire.com |

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ith the harshness of winter just around the corner, get your vehicle the care and attention it needs before the snow, ice and cold weather are here. There is nothing more frustrating than having a car that won’t start because of a dead frozen battery or other vehicle issues compounded by the cold. Kal Tire has two Red Seal provincial certified technicians on staff to ensure your automotive needs are completed correctly and with care. They will inspect and winterize your vehicle to help ensure your safety during the most treacherous driving conditions. TIRES AND BRAKES With tires being the only thing that touches the road you need to make sure you have a great set of winter tires. If you have never tried winter tires before, ask the experts at Kal Tire, Weyburn to help select the appropriate tire for your

vehicle. They will install and balance the tires for you. Let Kal Tire store your all weather tires for the winter in one of their storage units to help free up the space in your garage. Braking during the winter can be challenging if your brakes are not up to par and can result in sliding through intersections. From brake pads and shoes to ABS sensors and calipers, they offer full brake service to get you safely back on the road. ALTERNATORS, BATTERIES AND BLOCK HEATERS Voltage checks on alternators and batteries are extremely important before the first cold snap of the winter. This will ensure that there is proper voltage going to your vehicle, and eliminate the need for a boost. Block heaters also need to be checked to make sure all wiring is safe, and that the unit is properly functioning. FLUIDS Don’t let the obvious differences between man and machines fool you. Vehicles need fluids to survive just as much as humans do. There are 5 main fluids that your vehicle simply cannot run without on a daily basis: Engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, coolant (Antifreeze) and windshield washer fluid. Kal Tire’s Red Seal certified technicians in Weyburn can complete full fluid flushes on all models

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of vehicles. For the winter months make sure these are topped up before travelling. LIGHTS Winter driving conditions can include more night time driving, overcast skies, or extreme low visibility. To help keep yourself and other drivers safe, proper lighting is very important. During the winter ready inspection, a Kal Tire technician will check all driving lights including headlights, fog, brake, signal and taillights. SASKATCHEWAN SAFETY INSPECTIONS Kal Tire is certified to inspect vehicles up to one tonne for Saskatchewan Safety Inspections. They will help you fix what is needed to pass, and get you back on the road. AFTER HOURS SERVICE Kal Tire goes above and beyond expectations providing customer service and ensuring their customers are being looked after not only in store, but on the road or in the field as well. They are ready 24/7 to serve the city of Weyburn, as well as the farming, trucking and oilfield community. With service trucks equipped for many on-site repairs they can help the customer have a fast turnaround time. “Success of the client reflects on the success of the business”.

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WEYBURN AG SOCIETY PRESENTS

Flavours of Fall Weyburn’s first expo celebrating food, beverage and music. October 8, 2016 at the Weyburn Curling Rink 8:00pm-12:00am We will have 35 booths for your enjoyment offering samples of food, spirits, wine, and beer. The vendors are all local to Saskatchewan and Alberta. Entertainment by Richard Beach, Lyndsay Bell, Tyler and Leah, Thryme and Rob Scheirer Advance tickets are $25 or $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Detour Bar & Grill, Superior Office Products, Pharmasave, and the Ag Society office. Tickets are limited so hurry and get yours before they are sold out. There is ample free parking for the event, as well as an ATM on location. Free transportation will be available after the event. No minors ID required

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One Stop Christmas Shopping

14th Annual Treasures of Home Craft Sale & Trade Show November 26, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Triple C Centre, Weyburn Admission $3 Black Friday Deals Ample Free Parking

Support Local Home Based Businesses

Over 55 Vendors P hotos with Santa from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


WHAT DOES SHAUNA LOVE ABOUT THE TUPPERWARE BUSINESS? • • • •

Flexibility Residual income Meeting new people Opportunity to earn free products, trips, cars etc • Showing off new recipes and demos of quick easy meals for busy families Do you want to become a part of the well known household name, Tupperware? Then contact Shauna today to learn more about becoming a Tupperware consultant, or host a party to earn free products.

Shauna Block

Independant Tupperware Consultant Weyburn, Sask 306.861.5693 my.tupperware.ca/shaunab

Manage your weight with the healthiest coffee on the planet. With no added sugar or artificial sweeteners, chemicals, pesticides or GMO’s this Kosher certified coffee is sure to give you the results you are wanting. THIRTY-ONE GIFTS provides you with the essentials to help get you organized. Whether it’s bins to store kids toys, totes to get groceries, thermals to keep the lunches cold, or just everyday organizing they have you covered. If you are looking for the perfect gift this holiday season be sure to check out the wide range of products that can be customized for that personal touch.

To find out other products Valentus has to offer check out www.valentus.com Loreena Kitching Independent Consultant Radville SK 306.869.7839 www.MyValentus.com/loreenakitching Margaret Klassen Independent Consultant Francis SK 306.861.8291 margaretklassen00@gmail.com www.MyValentus.com/margaretklassen

Shanon Adacsi, Senior Consultant 306.861.6691 bintheretotethat@gmail.com mythirtyone.ca/ShanonAdacsi

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT


Surprise the children in your life with a fun, unique gift from Discovery Toys! There are toys for all age groups from babies to 8 years and older.

Lora Lafrentz, Consultant Estevan 306.861.2135 rodeo_dukers101@hotmail.com discoverytoys.com/loralafrentz

GET COMFORTABLE GET THE ORIGINAL MUCK BOOTS are built to take on the toughest conditions. These premium boots are made with the sole purpose of providing the most comfortable, high performance outdoor footwear on the market. Whether your need is for hunting, fishing, agriculture, lawn and garden, equine, play or CSA approved boots there is a great selection to choose from for men, ladies, and kids.

MUCK BOOTS AND MORE Pam Gutzke • WEYBURN • 306.861.5642 www.muckbootsandmore.com Find us on facebook

Find us at the Muck Boot booth November 21st to 26th at the Canadian Western Agribition

Charla Hoffos • Spiritual teacher • Angel/Tarot card reader • Messages from loved ones • Daily Guidance on Facebook • Gift Certificates available EPICURE PRODUCTS ARE: • 100% gluten free • Sugar and sodium conscious • Blended in a nut-free facility • Free of artificial colours and sweetners • Made without corn syrup, food dyes, or hydrogenated fat HOST AN EPICURE COOKING CLASS to connect with friends and learn about clean eating recipes, timesaving meal plans, and food preparation tips and ideas.

MONICA GILCHRIST

Independent Epicure Consultant 306.861.0943 monica_gilchrist@outlook.com | monicagilchrist.epicure.com

Dragonfly Soul Healing 306.891.4006 | COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT


Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Latte Warm up this fall and enjoy the wholesome pumpkin flavour in this easy to make crock pot drink recipe. INGREDIENTS: 1/ 4 cup pumpkin puree 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/ 3 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup whipped cream 4 cups coffee 1 cup half and half cream 2 cups milk 8 shots of rum — optional INSTRUCTIONS: Pour the coffee, milk, cream, pumpkin, sugar, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice into a crock pot. Cook on high for an hour and stir. Turn to low and continue to cook until hot. Ladle into mugs. Leave room for a shot of Rum if you like. Top with whipped cream and pumpkin pie spice.


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Prairie Sky Co-op invests in the futures of our youth by providing numerous scholarships including Employee Scholarships, Children of Employee Scholarships, Weyburn Comprehensive School Scholarships, Gladmar Regional School, and Southeast College Scholarships. We also encourage personal development for all of our employees with our in house training and tuition reimbursement programs.

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