Ken Favrholdt

Combined bonspiel underway

Come out and enjoy some armchair curling with the Combined Bonspiel that starts on Jan. 25

The population of Donalda over the years

Donalda has always been a small place but not without periods of growth and decline.

Christmas fare on the homestead

The early Scandinavian settlers in our area would have celebrated, as many still do, having dinner and opening presents under the tree

An early view of the Gillespie Grain Company elevator in Donalda.

Grain elevators since gone

Grain elevators were once landmarks of almost every farming community across the Prairies served by the railways.

An early view of the Gillespie Grain Company elevator in Donalda.

How Norwegian independence relates to Donalda post office

A recent exhibit at the library of Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta in Camrose, celebrates the bicentennial

Santa not only entertained kids but also took a look at the bargains at Donalda’s annual Christmas market

Social activity in Donalda in 1921

A recent article in this space titled “Businesses in Donalda in 1921” painted a picture of the various entrepreneurs and enterprises

Santa not only entertained kids but also took a look at the bargains at Donalda’s annual Christmas market
Randolph Ole Rasmussen

An immigrant’s story

The Donalda & District Museum has some interesting manuscripts in its archives.

Randolph Ole Rasmussen

Business life in Donalda in 1921

A booklet in the museum produced by the Donalda Agricultural Society for the Fourth Annual Exhibition in 1921 reveals some interesting

How times have changed

We receive donations of artifacts and donations on a regular basis.

The marker in the Donalda Cemetery for Private Dennis Rake

Lest we forget

This coming week is Remembrance Day. With so much about our military in the news, I thought the story of those veterans from Donalda

The marker in the Donalda Cemetery for Private Dennis Rake

Our country schools

The history of schools in our area is fascinating.

C.E. Murphy - Village Mayor

A history of Donalda mayoralty

Hanging on the wall in the Village of Donalda office and museum complex is a large panel with plaque listing all the mayors

C.E. Murphy - Village Mayor

“Keep Your Eye on Donalda”

“Keep your eye on Donalda” was a statement in the Wetaskiwin Times newspaper from April, 1911.

Take a trip to history at Donalda Museum

Imagine meeting famous people from the past. How would you like to talk to James Gadsby who fought

What is a Coulee?

One of the great things about living in Donalda is the beautiful nature around you.

The big lamp in Donalda continues to shine

The big lamp in Donalda is finally being rejuvenated. A car accident back in May knocked out the walkway to the lamp.

Everyone is talking about the weather

The weather is always a favourite topic. The recent snow is a reminder that the weather can be fickle.

The creamery which functioned as a profitable enterprise for decades has stood as one of the landmarks of Donalda community.

A look at the history of an indigenous Donalda enterprise

One of the most historic buildings in our area is the Donalda Co-operative Creamery.

The creamery which functioned as a profitable enterprise for decades has stood as one of the landmarks of Donalda community.

A historical winter event might be revived

The Donalda & District Museum is famous for its collections of lamps – about 1,000 – that began with

A little known fact about Donalda train station

Donalda is most famous, it seems, for the giant lamp that overlooks the Meeting Creek Coulee.