The sound of a cow bell was greeted with smiles and cheers during the slow pitch tournament in Winkler for Childrens Camps International. Held Aug. 16-17, each time a ball was hit over the fence, $113.25 was donated to the cause, a cow bell rang out and the crowd knew that another 22 kids would be going to camp somewhere in the world. Organizer Steve Zacharias said the 16 team tournament brings out the best in those taking part. (GREG VANDERMEULEN/Winkler Times)

Hitting a home run for kids

The sound of a cow bell was greeted with smiles and cheers during the slow pitch tournament in Winkler for Childrens Camps International.

The Color are embracing more of a pop sound with their new single, "One Sure Thing".

The Color goes pop

After listening to industry veterans, local band The Color are taking a step back to pursue a sound more true to the kind of band they want to be.

Practise water safety at all times.

RCMP cautions water safety

Although summer holidays are creeping towards an end, the hot, dry weather has warmed our lakes and made the beach a popular destination.

Owners Tyler Friesen, Henry Friesen and Jon Doell. FB Industries' innovative sand system helped the small company flourish in a niche market. (TYLERJAMESPHOTOGRAPHY)

Business builder hits pay dirt

It’s a small building tucked away in Winkler’s industrial park, but FB Industries has a big impact on the economy and the oil and gas industry.

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