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Preeceville Progress

Water quality really does matter

As I travel around the southeastern part of the province the crops are up and growing and I see sprayers in the field. I also see lots of spray, hoses and pumps sitting next to wetland areas.
Four Preeceville students named students of the month

Four Preeceville students named students of the month

The final student-of-themonth awards for the 2014- 15 school year at Preeceville School were presented on June 19. Crossroads Credit Union sponsors the program.
Community workshop discusses pilot project

Community workshop discusses pilot project

A community workshop that dealt with the results from a research project conducted by the Sunrise Health Region on mental health care of rural older adults was attended by over 100 individuals in Preeceville on June 24.

Preeceville School gym receives new floor and will host provincials

The Preeceville School gymnasium has undergone some changes the last few years with the most recent change being a new hardwood fl oor. The project started June 22 with completion slated for sometimes during the summer prior to the new school season.
More study is required before shutting the door to glyphosate

More study is required before shutting the door to glyphosate

A recent report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organization, has sent a veritable shockwave through the agricultural community, and has consumers again questioning possible food safety.

Letter: Decision on where to build a new power plant reached in a fair manner?

The editor: According to my usually reliable sources, there has been a very spirited debate within the Saskatchewan Party regarding the location of a 350 megawatt power plant, scheduled to be built near either Swift Current or Lanigan.
Flag raised at Canada Day celebration in Rama

Flag raised at Canada Day celebration in Rama

It has become an annual event for the Rama Senior Citizens to host the Canada Day Celebration on July 1, which this year highlighted the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag.
Invermay Graduation 2015 held on June 26

Invermay Graduation 2015 held on June 26

Farmer’s Filthy 5 raises more than $15,000 for the Saskatchewan children’s hospital initiative

Farmer’s Filthy 5 raises more than $15,000 for the Saskatchewan children’s hospital initiative

There are still a few people who will ask: “What is the Farmer’s Filthy 5” – an event which was held on June 6 at Stenen. The answer makes them proud to be from this part of the province.
FREMMERLID, Diane

FREMMERLID, Diane

FREMMERLID: Diane October 13, 1955 - June 24, 2015. Diane passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 24th. She has left behind a loving family with many wonderful memories. Diane was born in Preeceville, Saskatchewan.