Rama news

Ever wonder what it's like to be a winner?  Ask lifetime Rama area farmer, Mike Shewchuk. Mike was a $1 Million Lotto 6/49 winner on the February 4 guaranteed prize draw. He also won $10 on the same ticket by matching three of the six main numbers on another draw.

Mike got the thrill of a lifetime when he checked his ticket at a store in Canora. He plans to take a trip to see the mountains and do some house renovations.

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Mike and his wife Marcella farm near Rama. The lucky ticket was purchased at the lottery kiosk at the Rama C Store.

It's a Saskatchewan thing! Ring those phones! Invermay School raised money for Telemiracle 41 by putting on a Luau Carnival on March 3. The carnival and barbecue raised $1,678. Teachers and students came dressed in Hawaiian apparel, played carnival games and enjoyed a hamburger/hotdog lunch to help raise money for Telemiracle.

Area residents woke up to a miserable Tuesday as Mother Nature reminded us that winter is still here. Blowing snow, wind gusts and low visibility caused school bus cancellations on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week.


“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” -- Mark Twain.