In this Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, file photo, musician Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs during the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Chris Cornell died by hanging

Chris Cornell had become one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music, thanks to his charismatic energy onstage and wide vocal range.

Members of the Roland Community Band Workshop show their chops.

Roland Community Band hits all the right notes

Roland was full of music on Saturday, March 18 as musicians from all over played selections for an eager crowd. However, this wasn’t any normal band concert.These musicians only had one day to learn the music. The Roland United Church hosted the 20th annual Roland Community Band Workshop.

Rosemary & The Sweet Sound Revival will make nine stops on their western Canadian tour including Gretna, Winnipeg and Brandon. (RejeanBrandt.com)

Siemens launches Have a Little Faith tour

Rosemary & The Sweet Sound Revival will launch the western Canadian tour, called “Have a Little Faith”, with three stops in Manitoba. After opening the tour in Brandon, Siemens will come to Buhler Hall in Gretna, March 18 for the promotional tour for Plum Coulee My Home, her first country/bluegrass album.