Mesalands awarded grant for adult education program

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College was recently awarded the Integrated Basic Education Skills Training grant (I-BEST) sponsored by the Department of Education. The goal of this grant is to help Adult Basic Education (ABE) students succeed in college-level technical programs and complete post-secondary credentials in fields offering good wages and career development. Mesalands […]

Farrier forges new house of worship

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff On South Lake Street, there has been a quiet transformation taking place over the past several months. The former business of a trucking company is now home to the The Father’s Forge. It’s a small Christian faith group that’s been growing into a church congregation headed up lead pastor, Eddy […]

Local blacksmith wins in Canada

William Thompson Local blacksmith and farrier artist Jim Keith finished eighth overall at the World Championship Blacksmith’s Competition in Calgary, Alberta recently. Keith and his helper, Mark Milster, also took top prize in the creative forging category at the international competition. Keith said the creative forging category was divided into two parts. “First of all […]