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Sask manufacturing increase leads Canada

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Manufacturing shipments from Saskatchewan for May 2018 were up 22.9 per cent over last May (seasonally adjusted), the highest percentage increase among the provinces and well . . .READ MORE

Defrauded his employer, Prairie Livestock, of $1.2 million: Gmerek sentenced to 4 years

[ • By Kevin Weedmark]
Gregor Gmerek has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding his former employer, Moosomin’s Prairie Livestock, of more than $1.2 million, and could face deportatio. . .READ MORE

RCMP looking for Joel Maurer

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Indian Head RCMP are requesting the assistance of the public in locating Joel Maurer. Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Maurer in the Indian Head area. He has bee. . .READ MORE

Kidnapping reported at Melville

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At approximately 4:05 PM Thursday, July 12, Melville RCMP responded to a complaint of a reported kidnapping that had taken place at approximately 1:30 PM from a rural property. . .READ MORE

SaskPower expects continued growth

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SaskPower is expecting continued growth, as its annual report details net income of $146 Million In 2017-18, SaskPower invested $996 million into the provincial power grid. The investment represents important projects to update the aging power grid in order to improve the reliability of the network, and continue to support economic growth in th. . .


Sidhu to make court appearance Tuesday

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Jaskirat Singh Sidhu will appear in Provincial Court in Melfort on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Sidhu is facing 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of motor vehicle causing bodily injury. Sidhu was working for the Calgary-based Adesh Deol Trucking Ltd. when the crash o. . .


Sask putting laws in place to prepare for pot legalization

[ • BY The World-Spectator]

With marijuana set to become legal in October, the Saskatchewan government is putting rules in place to regulate where and when cannabis can be consumed in Saskatchewan. The government of Saskatchewan has amended regulations to allow for the ticketing of numerous offences under The Cannabis Control (Saskatchewan) Act. Ticket amounts will ra. . .


Two fatal collisions in Manitoba

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There were two fatal collisions in Manitoba this weekend, one just south of Virden. On Saturday, July 7, 2018, just after 2:00 pm, Virden RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 83, approximately 10 kilometres south of Virden. A car had left the highway on the east side of the road, struck the ditch and rolled several times.. . .


Trip to Malawi an eye opening experience for Paige Hutchinson

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Paige Hutchinson, originally from Rocanville, visited Malawi recently on a trip to distribute mosquito nets and provide education on malaria prevention. Paige is an anthropology student at the University of Lethbridge and held a local fundraiser in Rocanville to help pay for mosquito nets. She sat down with World-Spectator editor Kevin Weedmark . . .


Pro barrel racing a lifestyle for Crossley sisters

[ • BY Kara Kinna]

While other people spend their weekends over the summer months camping, boating, and taking vacation time, two sisters from Moosomin—Jacey Crossley and Chloe Crossley—spend the majority of their weekends on the road, horse trailers in tow, off to the next barrel racing competition. The Crossley sisters are professional barrel racers, and it’s no. . .


Bobby Stevens rodeo career: From bull riding to raising rodeo bulls

[July 2 2018 • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Bobby Stevens is a member of the Moosomin Rodeo Committee whose involvement with rodeo ranges from riding bulls at the Calgary Stampede to raising rodeo stock. He sat down for an interview with World-Spectator editor Kevin Weedmark last week about his career in rodeo. Tell me about your rodeo career. I’ve rodeoed since ‘93. . . .


29 charges laid against semi driver in Broncos crash

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The driver of the semi unit that collided with the Humboldt Broncos team bus has been arrested and charged, RCMP said on Friday. Truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu is facing 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of motor vehicle causing bodily injury. Sidhu was working for the Ca. . .


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