Days Gone By

1 Yr. – Nov. 17, 2017

  Tessa Granger, a 7th grade student at Reston School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Pipestone Lions Club… Reston School held a Remembrance Day Service on Friday, November 10th at 2:00 p.m. This year’s service focused on those who fought in the battle of Vimy Ridge.

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10 Yrs. – Nov. 15, 2008

  Bert and Deborah Smith of the Dennis County Café are pleased to announce the opening of their new Bed and Breakfast located at the rear of the building on Main Street in Reston… Reston fine foods celebrated their 20th Anniversary on Thursday, November 6, 2008 with coffee, cake, and in-store specials.

20 Yrs. – Nov. 17, 1998

  The new RM of Pipestone Council held their first meeting and swearing in on Thursday, November 12 with Ken Henderson, Myles Van Damme, Bob Duncan, Jack Forsyth, Kevin Martin, Joyce Marsh, Melvin Watt and Bill Busby.

30 Yrs. – Nov. 16, 1988

   The 15 and unders hosted Virden on November 10th in an exhibition game and won 4 to 1. Scoring were Jason Berry, Robert Paton, Darcy Pengelly and Todd Boulton.

40 Yrs. – Nov. 9, 1978

  The high wind on Saturday which reached over 100 km per hours, rolled a 1650 bushel steel bin belonging to the Square Deal Co-op over the rail-way tracks and into a slough more than 200 yards south east from where it was originally sitting. The roof was ripped off the shop belonging to Leonard Ludlam.

50 Yrs. – Nov. 14, 1968

  Among the exhibitors at the Toronto Royal Fair which begins on Friday and lasts for a week will be J.B. Jackson and son of Sinclair who will show steers and Clarence Lennon who will exhibit Clydesdale horses.

60 Yrs. – Nov. 13, 1958

  Tenders have been called for construction of an RCMP barracks here. The brick-faced building will be located just south of the Reston Hospital and will cost over $30,000.00.

70 Yrs. – Nov. 18, 1948

  In all probability the farmers scheduled to receive hydro in this area will have the power turned on by spring.

80 Yrs. – Nov. 17, 1938

  The outlook for hockey in our district is dim. Our rink is too small for the hockey as now played.

90 Yrs. – Nov. 18, 1928

  Wilbur Campbell of the Ewart district had a narrow escape from death, while returning from a duck shoot at Oak Lake on Monday. He was getting out of his boat when he drew his loaded gun towards him; it discharged its load, hitting him near the elbow.

100 Yrs. – Nov. 14, 1918

  J.W has received word that George Whittaker has be added to the list of war victims.


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