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Harvest off to a good start in southeast

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Despite recent rain, harvest is off to a good start in the southeast region, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture's weekly crop report. Eleven per cent of the crop is now . . .READ MORE

Wotherspoon running for NDP leadership

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Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon has announced he is running for the leadership of the Saskatchewan NDP. "I'm motivated about what we can build in this province, and I. . .READ MORE

$100 for best harvest photo

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The World-Spectator wants you to give us your best shot in the 2017 Harvest Photo Contest. Submit your harvest photos to the World-Spectator by emailing your photos to wor. . .READ MORE

Federal tax changes could cost farmers

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The federal government’s proposed tax reform on private corporations has received negative reaction from doctors, lawyers, accountants, and small business owners who would imp. . .READ MORE

Nominations open for Saskatchewan Order of Merit

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Today, Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield announced nominations will be accepted until November 1, 2017 for the next round of potential recipients for the province’s highest honour – the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. “The Saskatchewan Order of Merit enables us to celebrate excellence and to honour our remarkable citizens,” Solomon Schof. . .

Biggest crowd ever for Living Skies Come Alive

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

More than 12,500 people through the gates: It was the biggest crowd ever for the Living Skies Come Alive Fireworks Competition. More than 5,485 people took in Canada’s fireworks show on Saturday night of the August long weekend, and 7,052 saw China’s fireworks show on the Sunday night. Organizers said they are very happy with how t. . .

Rolling Barrage to roll through Moosomin today

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The Rolling Barrage, a cross country motorcycle ride to raise awareness of, and support for treatment of PTSD, will be rolling into Moosomin Monday, August 14. There will be a fundraising barbecue over the lunch hour at the Borderland Co-op C-Store while the riders take a break on their cross-country ride. Ryan Bender will provide entertainme. . .

Lots of questions at wind turbine regulation meeting

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

There were lots of questions at an RM of Rocanville public meeting Thursday, August 3 regarding the regulation of wind farms. The RM held the meeting to gauge public opinion on the bylaw regarding siting of wind farms. With a proposal for a new wind farm in the early stages, two RM residents asked the RM to hold a public meeting to discuss the c. . .

Harvest getting under way in southeast Sask.

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Producers in the province have two per cent of the crop combined and three per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report. The five-year (2012-2016) average for this time of year is two per cent combined and two per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut. Seventy-five per cent of fall rye, 3. . .

Wall to retire as Sask Premier

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After serving as Premier of Saskatchewan for nearly 10 years, Premier Brad Wall today announced that he will be retiring from that position and elected politics when his party elects a new Leader. Following is Wall's statement on his retirement: This November will mark 10 years since I had the incredible honour of being elected as Premier of . . .

Vimy Flight coming to Moosomin Friday

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In April of this year, a group of Canadian military veterans flew a group of First World War vintage aircraft over the Vimy Ridge Memorial to Canada's war dead in France. The Vimy Flight Team has returned triumphant from Northern France and are now embarking on their quest to share the message of freedom and honour. They are crossing the coun. . .

Nominations open for Sask Volunteer Medal

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Nominations are now open for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. Individuals will have until October 18 to put forward names for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. “Our richest resource is our people, and we can recognize their outstanding contributions through the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal program,” Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofie. . .

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