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Sunrise Health Region keeping close watch on whooping cough cases in Yorkton

With an increase in the number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases being monitored in Yorkton, the Sunrise Health Region administration is working to make the public more aware of this potentially serious bacterial infection of the respiratory system

Accreditation Canada Survey of Sunrise Health Region

During the week of November 2 - 6, the programs and services provided by Sunrise Health Region were reviewed by Accreditation Canada and compared against national standards of excellence.
Minister Ottenbreit receives influenza immunization

Minister Ottenbreit receives influenza immunization

To raise awareness of the importance of being protected against the influenza virus, Greg Ottenbreit, Minister of Rural and Remote Health, and his family received their influenza immunization shots together with many other families at a Sunrise Healt
Mittens donated

Mittens donated

This year, for the 10 th consecutive year, the United Church Women at Kamsack have made and donated mittens and scarves to the Victoria School to help assure than no child would be without their warmth during the cold days of winter.
Local and national Legion commend the work of the cadets

Local and national Legion commend the work of the cadets

The Canora squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets are well into their activities for a new year, but it was during the Poppy Campaign that they gained the most public exposure, said Darren Paul, a training officer.
New Year’s Eve benefit function planned for youth with spinal cord injury

New Year’s Eve benefit function planned for youth with spinal cord injury

December 31 in Kamsack will not only be a traditional New Year’s Eve celebration, it will also be an opportunity for area residents to help support a 16-year-old Kamsack minor hockey player who suffered a spinal cord injury in April.
Kamsack Ski Club spreads its interest to include snowshoeing

Kamsack Ski Club spreads its interest to include snowshoeing

The Kamsack Ski Club, which for years has been fostering and supporting the alpine and Nordic aspects of skiing, is spreading its interest during the upcoming season to include snowshoeing.
Kamsack audience applauds The Travelling Mabels while the group commends audience and Playhouse

Kamsack audience applauds The Travelling Mabels while the group commends audience and Playhouse

The four musicians who comprise The Travelling Mabels quite likely enjoyed performing in Kamsack last week every bit as much as the audience enjoyed their concert.

Kamsack woman wins with Bingo Double Deal lottery ticket

Imagine winning on a Scratch ’n’ Win ticket, thinking you had just pocketed $100. Now imagine you had actually won $10,000. That’s what happened to Eunice Coghill of Kamsack when her Bingo Double Deal ticket won much more than she had expected.

Ministry of Education says Kamsack school tax money will be returned

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter by Amanda Burback is a follow-up to the front-page story in the Kamsack Times published two weeks ago regarding how Kamsack residents were upset that the minister of education had planned to spend Kamsack school t