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Helium plant plan: local hiring a priority

BY MARCUS DAY marcus@maplecreeknews.com The building of a helium plant planned for the Consul area is expected to create between 50 and 100 jobs. North American Helium Inc., the company behind the project, said it will look to hire locally – and that includes Maple Creek. “We would prefer local people, absolutely,” said Vance Blydo, vice-president of operations, last Friday. “We are looking forward to… Read More »

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Former southwest residents charged in series of B&Es

Saskatoon RCMP lay charges against series of B&Es across central Saskatchewan Between Feb. 4 and Apr. 26, 2020, Saskatchewan RCMP received multiple reports of break-and-enters,… Read More »

Province announces Re-open Saskatchewan Plan

Today, Premier Scott Moe and Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab announced the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan. Re-Open Saskatchewan is a plan built on… Read More »

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Sceptre’s Grace Wickenheiser makes Scotties debut

BY CHRISTINE BRODERICK The Scotties Tournament of Hearts was one to remember for a young curler from Sceptre. Grace Wickenheiser, 10, had finished top five… Read More »

Provincial Champs!

4-H Provincial curling playoffs were held in North Battleford over the weekend. The Southwest Region was represented by Junior curlers from the Reno Multiple 4-H… Read More »


Communities need their newspapers, and newspapers need their community

Adapted by Steve Nixon from an article by Judy Patrick, NYPA From afar, the COVID-19 pandemic is generating news of such terrifying magnitude that it… Read More »

“Grandpa, what did you do during the pandemic war of 2020?”

BY GORDON STUECK March 21, 2038 Little Joey; “Grandpa, what did you do during the pandemic war of 2020?” Grandpa; “Well Joey that was a… Read More »

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