Days Gone By

1 Yr. – May 11, 2018

Reston School celebrated Music Monday by combining the 2018 theme song and their second annual Variety Concert on May 7. This year’s Music Monday song was “Sing it Together.”…Larry Maguire, MP for Brandon-Souris stated that Prime Minister Trudeau and the Liberal Government is doing everything in their power to keep Souris and area taxpayers in the dark on how much money their carbon tax will take out of your bank account...Reston and Area Early Learning Centre hosted a Mommy & Me Painting Party at the RES Centre on Saturday, May 5.

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10 Yrs. – May 9, 2009

Nineteen members of the Reston Record Makers 4-H Club presented twenty-three projects at achievement night on Wednesday, April 29…RM of Pipestone Dance Club held their recital under Steppin’ Time dance teacher Samantha Moffat…Oasis Drive Inn Manager, Curtis Campbell served up ice-cream for opening day on May 1…Dallas Cook and Carla Dudenhoffer, along with their families are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage…Winners of the Reston Open Badminton Tournament with Mixed Double Champions: Britt Bartel and Kelsey Elliott.

20 Yrs. – May 11, 1999

Kelly Donald was chosen to attend the Forum For Young Canadians which was held in Ottawa…Betty Gray and Laura Jean Campbell attended the Rural Forum 1999 a the Keystone Centre in Brandon with their L.B.’s Stuffee baked potatoes…Rhonda Wray joined the staff at Corner Pocket Publishing…The Reston Recorder now does laminating.

30 Yrs. – May 10, 1989

Congratulations to Howard Moore on the opening of his new business, Moore’s Electric. H. Wessely Electric is closing their business…The Reston Recorder will not be open on Saturdays any longer.

40 Yrs. – May 10, 1979

William W. Busby, secretary treasurer of the RM of Pipestone has been elected presidents of the Manitoba Secretary Treasurer’s Association.

50 Yrs. -  May 8, 1969

The Reston Lions Club will  plant two acres of potatoes as a fund raising project.

60 Yrs. – May 14, 1959

A fire fanned by strong winds on Saturday, completely destroyed the creamery at Souris…Students and staff at Reston High School toured Regina.

70 Yrs. – May 12, 1949

Wm. Harvey, who farms south-west of Pipestone, had the honour of being the first farmer in the district to be served with power under Manitoba Hydro’s rural electrification scheme. By evening nine farms had been connected.

80 Yrs. – May 11, 1939

The wind storm on Monday and Tuesday was the worst of the spring. Clouds of dust from the west swept in and over the district. During Tuesday, a downpour kept the farm from blowing away.

90 Yrs. – May 9, 1929

The directors of the Pool at Ebor met last Wednesday to select a site for the elevator which will be built this summer.

100 Yrs. – May 8, 1919

The Ford Motor Co. announced an electric starting and lighting system which is now standard equipment on all closed models and after June 1 will be optional on touring cars and roadsters. The price of the Ford Sedan F.O.B. Ford, Ont, is $1,175.00 and the Ford Coupe is $975.00.

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