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Magrath Days go July 22-24

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News Magrath Days are back this year. The festival couldn’t go on as planned last year due to the pandemic, although the Town of Magrath was able to put on a fireworks display. This year, the festivities are back on, with town councillor Brian Oliver noting they have something for everyone. “We’ve got lots of things going on,” said Oliver.… Read More »

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Magrath Days go July 22-24

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News Magrath Days are back this year. The festival couldn’t go on as planned last year due to the pandemic,… Read More »

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