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Village of Lintlaw elects new mayor

Residents of the Village of Lintlaw elected a new mayor at the civic election on October 26. According to Kathy Ambrose, administrator, there were a total of 89 voters who cast their ballots.
Preeceville rink canola fundraiser exceeds expectations

Preeceville rink canola fundraiser exceeds expectations

Supporters of the Preeceville Skating Arena harvested their first canola crop on September 30 as a fundraiser for the arena. The canola was divided into some test plots with the rest of the field seeded into canola.
Preeceville Panthers' football season concludes

Preeceville Panthers' football season concludes

The Preeceville School senior football team concluded its season after playing its final game in Watrous on October 14, but fell short with a loss of 51-31. Coaching staff included Jeremy Mattison, Bill Dodge, Doug King and Patrick Livingstone.
Preeceville skate program attracts over 50 players

Preeceville skate program attracts over 50 players

The Preeceville Minor Hockey League sponsored a power skate program geared towards strengthening and improving players’ skills. The program was taught by Derek Serdachny of Yorkton at the Preeceville Skating Arena from October 18 to October 27.
Research into turtles in Saskatchewan discussed at Preeceville

Research into turtles in Saskatchewan discussed at Preeceville

Kelsey Marchand of Regina explained her research on turtles in Saskatchewan in a special presentation in Preeceville.
Endeavour man receives Driver of the Year award

Endeavour man receives Driver of the Year award

Alton Gregory of Endeavour was presented with the Driver of the Year award for all his dedication in safety on October 16. The presentation was sponsored by Timberlands Division of Weyerhaeuser in Hudson Bay.
Rare bird spotted near Preeceville

Rare bird spotted near Preeceville

On Monday, October 24, Michael and Kathleen Pitt of Preeceville witnessed an impressive sight, a red-bellied woodpecker, which is considered to be a rare bird in Saskatchewan.

Only minor progress made in harvest due to wet weather

Producers have been struggling since the beginning of October to finish the last of harvest, but only slight progress has been accomplished.

Sturgis bingo winners listed

Sturgis Community bingo winners from October 18 were: Val Surcon, Pat Chernoff, Nettie Gazdewich (two), Peggy McLellan, Langford Whitehawk, Cindy Wardle (two), Roseann Pasiechnik, Irene Lingl (two), April Joy Dela Torre, Heather Godlien, Carol Anaka,
Gina Rakochy re-elected mayor of Canora

Gina Rakochy re-elected mayor of Canora

After the ballots were counted on October 26, Mayor Gina Rakochy was re-elected to run a council comprised of two incumbent councillors and four newcomers.