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Celebration planned for century-old church

Celebration planned for century-old church

In 1910, German immigrants to the Yorkton area began a church. A century later, that church is remembering its heritage with a weekend anniversary celebration.
Week marks tourism importance

Week marks tourism importance

Yorkton Council declared Tourism Awareness Week for the week of Jun 6-12 at its regular meeting Monday. The request for the designation was made by Tourism Yorkton president Neil Thom.

Twenty up for Employee of the Year

Twenty nominations have been received for the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual Employee of the Year Award.
Antique liquor jar  found in farmyard

Antique liquor jar found in farmyard

When Allen Janzen discovered an old-looking jar in his farmyard, he found a small piece of Yorkton's history. The liquor jar, secure in a holder reading "Yorkton Wholesale Liquor Store," also revealed the store's proprietor-H.J. Glass.
Stag Billiards - Circa late 1940s

Stag Billiards - Circa late 1940s

Left to right: Bert Lexier, proprietor, Alexander Hrynchuk, clerk and Eric Osborne, a salesman for Tuckett Tobacco Company. Stag Billiards - a long time enterprise that endured from 1919 to 1976.
Religion basis for game

Religion basis for game

If a good night of gaming has you sitting around a table debating a topic which can at times be a bit heavy, well The Ten Commandments might be for you. The game seems to be targeted at a party group, accommodating three-to-eight players.

City sets tax policy for 2010

Yorkton Council reviewed its 2010 tax policy at its regular Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Monday. The policy will see a slight shift from commercial to residential, primarily through a significant tax increase to multi-unit apartment buildings.

Protecting your skin good for your health

Participating in activities and sports outdoors during the summer months is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But most importantly, you must remember to protect your skin from harmful ultra-violet (UV) rays.

Walk set to aid kidney research

The first 'Give the Gift of Life Fun Run' will be held in Yorkton Saturday June 26. Audrey Parisloff, local organizer of the upcoming walk, said the walk has been held in Saskatoon and Regina the past two years.

Asphalt tender accepted

Yorkton Council has accepted the only tender it received for the City's 2010 asphalt program.