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Mooseberry play this weekend

[ • By Kara Kinna]
Who are the real criminals? That will be the question in the latest comedy being performed by the Mooseberry Acting Company this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Moosomin. The . . .READ MORE

Funding restored for libraries

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The Government of Saskatchewan announced today that it will be restoring funding for Saskatchewan libraries back to the 2016-17 funding levels to ensure that regional and muni. . .READ MORE

Man charged with murder after Yellow Grass death

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37-year-old Kevin Obina Okafor of Yellow Grass is charged with first degree murder, flight from peace officer,amd dangerous operation of a motor vehicle following the death o. . .READ MORE

Moosomin reunion committee finalizing plans

[ • By Kara Kinna]
As the Moosomin reunion and homecoming draws ever nearer, plans for the event continue to come together. The homecoming is scheduled for July 6-9, starting with the grand o. . .READ MORE

"Positive ticket" for cleaning garbage

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Earlier this week #YorktonRCMP received a tip of a young man cleaning garbage from the Yorkton Creek on the North East side of town. Members quickly responded and were able to thank the young man for his good deed. He was rewarded with a "positive ticket" as well as knowing he did something good to help the community. Yorkton RCMP suggest If yo. . .

Kinette Spring Kegger this Saturday!

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The Moosomin Kinette Club is holding a spring kegger on Saturday, April 22 in the hopes that the event will be a major fundraiser for their club. The “I’d Tap That” spring kegger will take place at the MCC centre on April 22 and will feature local country band Shifty Morgan. “We had kind of talked about doing an event in October but it ended up b. . .

Moosomin Regional Park named Sask Park of the Year

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Moosomin Regional Park has won the top provincial honor for a regional park—it has been named 2017 Park of the Year by the Saskatchewan Association of Regional Parks. “The Saskatchewan Regional Parks Association gives a Park of the Year award every year,” said park manager Wayne Beckett. “You need to submit your application and see if you mak. . .

Mekayla Bali missing for one year

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A lot happens in one year: siblings turn a year older, seasons change, special moments are missed. Her family has now spent 365 days without Mekayla Bali. Today marks one year since she was reported missing and last seen. Today the RCMP is reaching out to the public – to help find and bring her home. Mekayla, 17, was last seen on April 12. . .

Hunting Chronicles host fined for illegal hunting near Grenfell

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An Alberta resident and former hunting television personality was recently fined $5,600 after a Broadview provincial court judge found him found guilty on several charges under The Saskatchewan Wildlife Act and Regulations. In 2011, Alberta Fish and Wildlife officials contacted Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment conservation officers with reas. . .

Cigarettes, cash seized by Yorkton RCMP

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At approximately 8 p.m. on April 8, 2017, Yorkton Municipal RCMP responded to a call for assistance from CN Rail Police regarding a traffic stop in the City of Yorkton and subsequent seizure of illegal tobacco products. RCMP seized approximately 200,000 cigarettes and over $5000 cash (CDN) along with a vehicle and cargo trailer. A 61-year-old. . .

Oil drilling doubles in first quarter

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Saskatchewan’s petroleum industry is showing signs of a positive start for 2017 after results for drilling activity during the first three months of the year were more than double the figures of 2016. "An increase of more than 450 wells drilled is an optimistic indicator for our oil industry and, by extension, Saskatchewan’s economic outlook for. . .

Local tow truck drivers welcome new law

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Saskatchewan tow truck drivers can now add blue flashing lights to their amber lights for greater visibility in a safety measure approved on Thursday. The Saskatchewan government introduced and passed the legislation Thursday. The legislation was introduced and passed in one day, which is a rare occurrence and requires the unanimous support o. . .

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