Provincial pride Carberry has produced the best male high school curling team in the province. The Carberry News-Express reports the Carberry Collegiate boys curling team of skip Braden Calvert (age 17), third Max Van Kommer (17), second Braden Orchard (15) and lead Nathan Malfait (15) won the 2013 MHSAA Provincial Boys Curling Championship earlier last month. The provincial curling tournament was co-hosted by rinks in Plumas and Gladstone. The Carberry rink won six consecutive games to claim the title, and this is the fifth time in seven years the school's boys team has produced a provincial medalist under the tutelage of coach Grant Calvert. Max's father, Rob Van Kommer, skipped in the 2013 Safeway Championship in Neepawa. Parade saving An annual parade in Minnedosa is at risk of not continuing. The Minnedosa Tribune tells its readers the Saturday morning parade during Minnedosa's annual Fun Fest celebration is in need of new volunteers to plan, organize and schedule the parade; without volunteer commitment, the parade is at risk of disappearing. Minnedosa's Chamber has spearheaded the parade for years, and is putting a call out for volunteers for the July 13 parade. Community Caps Children of all ages used Louis Riel Day to flock to Virden's outdoor ice rink for a chance to skate with local hockey stars. The Virden Empire-Advance writes that the Virden Oil Capitals held an outdoor skate afternoon on the provincial holiday to keep involved with the community. About 60 kids showed up from noon til 2 p.m. for the skate, a hot dog, hot chocolate and pop. Deloraine designs A new business venture has popped up in Deloraine that promises to make one's home feel more comfortable. Real Interiors by Kristen Janzen, an interior design and exterior design advisor venture, is ready to take on clients in that community, The Deloraine Times & Star reports. The new business owner has always had a love for interior designing, is staying home with children now, decided to take the necessary courses, and is now pursuing her dream through the interior business operated from her home. She also points out that, sometimes, the most inexpensive changes can be the most effective, and an interior designer can save money in the long-run by advising clients how to best spend their money. The business runs a blog at realinteriorsk.blogspot.ca Prolific Pipestonian One of Pipestone's former young residents has brought in an awards haul from a recent ceremony at Assiniboine Community College. The Reston Recorder reports that Aly Turnbull received five awards, totalling $7,125, at ACC's 11th annual awards celebrations. Turnbull is a second-year environmental technologies student and is currently working to find an environmentally sustainable and economical solution for dealing with the invasion of cattails on agricultural lands. The ACC handed out more than 135 scholarship awards and bursaries valued at over $155,000 at the cermony.