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‘To be useful, with a pleasant degree of humour’ — Popular farmer’s almanac in its consecutive 229th year

By Stan Ashbee Historically, humans have been fascinated with the weather. From utilizing weather forecasts to assist with the growing of each year’s bounty to using the weather as a typical conversation starter — current or future weather situations continue to connect us. Canadians usually get their weather reports from local newspapers, radio, television, or online. Predicting the weather has always been big business, and… Read More »

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‘To be useful, with a pleasant degree of humour’ — Popular farmer’s almanac in its consecutive 229th year

By Stan Ashbee Historically, humans have been fascinated with the weather. From utilizing weather forecasts to assist with the growing of each year’s bounty to… Read More »

‘Our collective success is due to what each of us is doing’ — says Premier Scott Moe

By Stan Ashbee Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe paid a visit to Maple Creek last week to celebrate the Municipal Economic Enhancement Program or MEEP funding… Read More »

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Driven to help local hockey

By Marcus Day It was a giant family reunion of sorts, one which overcame the threat of cancellation posed by COVID-19. Saturday saw 52 people… Read More »

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 »

Editorial

Disturbing trends are afoot

Keep on keepin' on — Stan Ashbee In the time of COVID-19, common sense should prevail — shouldn’t it? As a parent, especially during this… 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 »

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