Condolences in St. Ambroise

Condolences go out o the family of Shawn Klyne, who passed away on Oct. 8. A funeral service will be held in St. Ambroise on Oct. 17.

Rabbi L. Shalom Plotkin at the Beth Israel Synagogue on Tuesday with one of the synagogue's Torahs. (Ian MacAlpine The Whig-Standard)

The unknown holiday

One thing I have never understood about my fellow Jews is why Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the most popular days to attend synagogue. These are da

Ted Meseyton/Submitted photo Meet an Austin area gardener with a pair of green thumbs extraordinaire. Johnny Cash recorded “Five Feet High and Rising” but Theresa Tanguay boasts a beauty of a specimen in this giant Ganti heritage tomato without spots and no blemishes. It tipped the scales at a handsome two pounds, two ounces and ultimately ended up as part of a Thanksgiving meal. As if that weren’t enough, Theresa harvested an even larger Ganti from the tomato patch that yielded her four cups of tomato juice. Her husband Armand stated “one slice fills a sandwich.”

Green thumb extraordinaire

I don’t know whether Theresa impressed the neighbours, but she sure impressed me. Call it beginners luck or whatever, but Theresa Tanguay told the Sin

Local powerlifter Travis Mattice competed in the Western Canadian Powerlifting Championships Oct. 4 in Calgary, where he reset his own provincial squat record as well as the Manitoba bench pressrecord for his weight class. (HERALD LEADER FILE PHOTO)

Breaking his own record

Just a few months after competing in his first full power meet, Travis Mattice is already breaking his own records.

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Big plans for Big Dig

To celebrate the area’s local food and local producers, PRED is putting on The Big Dig, an evening centred around local foods and beverages.

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