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Preeceville Progress

Bad news coming fast and furious

Bad news coming fast and furious

Good news can be very habit forming ... or so Saskatchewan has found over the past decade and certainly in the last seven and a half years that Premier Brad Wall’s Saskatchewan Party has been in power.

If the government would only do what it has long promised

The editor: It’s somewhat of a tradition for Canadian politicians to throw around money at election time, wooing voters with promises of financial largess for themselves and their communities.
Going down a sentimental journey

Going down a sentimental journey

We were driving down the main drag of Brandon, Man., when my wife pointed out a large plane in the sky, flying relatively low straight ahead of us. I squinted into the sky, trying to identify this plane. It had four engines, that much was clear.
Ball games featured at Western Weekend

Ball games featured at Western Weekend

A co-ed slo-pitch tournament on July 11, during the Preeceville Lions Western Weekend, attracted 13 teams. Dig Deep defeated CTK to win the A side and Westside defeated Renslip for the win on the B side.
Drought conditions may cause reduced cow herds just as prices became attractive

Drought conditions may cause reduced cow herds just as prices became attractive

It isn’t a secret in the agriculture industry that cattle prices have been at historic highs over the past couple of years. One of the driving factors for the high prices has simply been a shortage of beef.

All things considered...The SWAT Team!!!

In my last column I wrote about being stung by a scorpion. That story brought another vivid memory to mind which involved my Gedo, my cousin, myself and a wasp.

Age progression of identical twins

By Kaare Askildt ( A.K.A. – Farmer in Training ) Our age progression is rather interesting. When we were toddlers, our parents would always brag about our ages, but when we started to talk, we took care of that ourselves.
Old Home Week celebrated with a week of activities

Old Home Week celebrated with a week of activities

( more photos below ) The community of Preeceville celebrated a week-long set of activities and events that were based on the celebration of Old Home Week.

Saskatchewan artists and audiences benefit from culture on the go

The Government of Saskatchewan recently announced an additional $800,000 investment in Saskatchewan’s cultural sector with renewed funding for the Culture on the Go program.

Anthrax confirmed in bison in northwest Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals af-ter confirmation that anthrax has been found in bison northwest of North Battleford.