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The museum on the edge of Spiritwood has a large collection of items from the past as seen here.

Rural museums keep history alive

It’s not only the collections they hold but the stories they tell that are preserved

Almost every town has one — sometimes standing alone on the Prairies. In train stations without tracks and fading catalogue homes the treasures lie, but it isn’t just the museums themselves, it’s the tales of another time in that specific place. “Objects are seldom important in and of themselves. Rather, they are like props in […] Read more

A house concert in the Ringdal living room.

Filling the house with story and song

House concerts are a great way to enjoy live music in the home with friends and neighbours

I have memories of my dad’s record collection and the big cabinet stereo in the front room. I was forced into piano lessons from elementary into high school and we had the school-issued recorders and a guitar in the house. In recent years live music in the home has taken on new meaning for me. […] Read more