Rural Municipality of Calder No. 241 residents, Andrew Woroschuk and his wife Kimberly, began growing pedigree seed on their farm in 1995.They are located on their homestead at NW 35-26-31-W1 which is 6 miles north and 1 miles east of the Calder Junction #10 highway.Currently they grow a variety of cereals and canary seed. Current Wheat varieties including Brandon, Shaw and Vesper. Barley varieties are Kindersley, Metculf and Austuson. They have a legal scale right on site and make it easy to service their customers.Any person wishing to contact Andrea & Kimberly can do so at 1-306-742-4682.
The Shwaga Family Farm, established in 1902, received the Century Family Farm award in 2002 and is currently transitioning into the 5th generation of an expanded 4000 acre farm land base.The family farm is dedicated to the production of commercial and seed grain. Pedigreed seed varieties from Secan and FP Genetics are grown on the family farm and are available for purchase. Operations also include stationary seed cleaning plant that provides service to the local area farmers."Farming in the R.M. of Calder No. 241 has provided us with farming opportunities in the past and we look forward to upcoming future challenges and endeavors." ~Koli Ann Shwaga
~Exerpt from The News Reviews - Thursday, July 21, 2016By Devin WilgerIn 1947, when the bones of Greg Hodgen's Chevrolet Sedan Delivery rolled off the line, the people who built it would not have imagined the car it is today. The former commercial hauler has been transformed into an updated custom cruiser. The Rolling Thunder Cruisers Show and shine was the maiden voyage for the bright yellow classic.The process has taken 13 years, Hodgen says, though he admits that since he also builds cars for a living it wasn't always steady work. The other reason it has taken so long to complete was the state the car was in when he found it in a wrecking yard in Bowden, Alberta."It was just pounded all to hell, he didn't stop good and he didn't back up good."The result is a car which is comprehensiv...
In 1988, a hard working group of individuals put together a RM of Calder No. 241 History Book to celebrate the RM's 75th Birthday. We are please to provide you with this copy.