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Thursday, 08 November 2012 15:35

Tornado Hunter will speak at Great Plains College fundraiser

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When professional photographer Greg Johnson started up his business more than a decade ago, he never imaged one day he’d be earning his living chasing storms across the North American plains.

Swift Current’s Downtown Business Association is gearing up for the annual tree lighting festivities to take place at Market Square in Swift Current Nov. 29.

Swift Current’s Redneck Betties may be enjoying some time off, but they are still hard at work raising money for their club and for another great cause — men’s health.

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 16:03

Book on ’86 Broncos' bus crash due out Nov. 10

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Chris Mantyka would have turned 45 this week.

The Cypress Health Region, Great Plains College, SIAST and the University of Regina today signed a memorandum of agreement to deliver the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (SCBScN) to Great Plains College students in Swift Current.

For a long time a World War Two era military tank outside the Swift Current recreation centre was the only reminder of the building’s history, but this has now changed after its official renaming to the Lt.-Col. Iver Clifton Centre.

For the past five years, students at Central School have been making it a point to welcome newcomers to the community and to the school with a multicultural dinner. The dinner showcases homemade dishes from various cultures, as well as traditional song and dance performances by the students as well as guests.

The centennial celebrations for Swift Current’s city status is still more than a year away, but the new centennial logo and slogan will hopefully help residents get into the spirit and to become involve with preparations.

Voters in Swift Current have decided and they elected a council for the next four years that will see two new faces at the table.

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