T O W N F E AT U R E
CHURCHBRIDGE & LANGENBURG
Main Street photo courtesy of Barbara Rindisbacher
2013, as well as the significant expansion of a local car dealership in 2011. A Subway franchise is scheduled to open in the upcoming year. In addition, the town has been awarded a provincial grant to build a big new school. This school will house all grades under one roof and will replace the existing K-4 and 5-12 schools. Construction on the new school building will begin in the fall of 2014, with an opening tentatively scheduled for 2016.
clothes, cars and groceries to hardware, sporting goods and giftware. There are gas sales, grain terminal and veterinarian to support the local farmers.
Langenburg boasts a full array of services. There is a health care center with a fulltime physician and nurse practitioner as well as two part-time doctors. The town has a pharmacy, an ambulance service, fire department and police station. Additional services include accountants, lawyers, real estate agents, electricians, plumbers, mechanics, beauticians, florist and funeral director. There are a wide range of retailers, selling everything from
Langenburg, along with Churchbridge and other communities, organized the Olde Tyme Harvest for Hunger in August 2013. The event was designed to raise money to help provide food to povertystricken areas of the world while at the same time educating people about the importance of agriculture and the farming methods used in the past. Forty-one threshing machines were in operation all at the same time, establishing a new
Visitors to Langenburg will notice three large mosaic tiles on the north side of the Yellowhead. The tiles depict facets of the community’s culture — its history, business and agriculture. There is also the eye-catching Goliath, a huge red swing, the largest in the world.
world record! Attendance was high and $100,000 was raised for the charity. Langenburg is known for its arts council. The arts council was involved in purchasing a new digital projector this year, enabling the theatre in Langenburg to remain in operation. Residents of the town also enjoy the use of a library, swimming pool, skating and curling rinks, sports grounds and bowling alley. Nearby Carlton Trail Regional Park boasts a nine-hole grass greens golf course while Asessippi Ski Hill is only 20 minutes away. Churchbridge and Langenburg are just two of the treasures to be found among the forests and fields of Saskatchewan’s Parkland. The lush richness of the area’s natural environment is reflected in the blossoming abundance of the local economy and the high quality of life enjoyed by the residents of these two communities. Photos this page courtesy of Town of Langenburg
TOWN FEATURE CHURCHBRIDGE & LANGENBURG