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Battle of the Little Big Puck: Was this the best one yet?

• Jam-packed arena • Pulsating hockey • Over $6,500 raised BY MARCUS DAY marcus@maplecreeknews.com Was this the most successful ever Battle of the Little Big Puck? Huge crowd, terrific atmosphere, a see-sawing hockey game … and a bumper payout for the Southwest Healthcare Trust Fund. At the time of going to press, the final fundraising figure had not been worked out. However, a conservative guesstimate… Read More »

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Safe schools plan: More guidance released

The first official day back to school for students at Maple Creek Composite School and Sidney Street School is Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. On Aug.… Read More »

Pool: How will it be paid for?

By Marcus Day Tax increases? A special levy? The mayor said Maple Creek may have to accept one of these options if it wanted a… 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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