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Preeceville Progress

Neighbour to the south finds new twist on "If it sounds too good to be true…"

Everyone has heard the old adage: “If it sounds too good to be true – it probably is.” It is one that has special meaning for Gordon Otto of Yorkton.

Seniors’ Week to be celebrated in Preeceville

The Town of Preeceville will be joining other communities across the province in celebrating Seniors’ Week from September 28 to October 4.

READ Club helps STARS air ambulance

The Sturgis READ Club and community members joined in support of the STARS air ambulance with a barbecue luncheon at the club on September 4. “The support was overwhelming with $1,756 raised for STARS,” said Betty Lou Skogen.
Largest pumpkin topped scale at 145 pounds

Largest pumpkin topped scale at 145 pounds

( see photo gallery below ..) A 145-pound pumpkin entered by Tom Babchishin of Preeceville topped the scales for top spot at the annual Town of Preeceville pumpkin contest held at the Preeceville Centennial Park on September 12.
Community-wide registration night held

Community-wide registration night held

( see photo gallery below ..) The Town of Preeceville encouraged local organizations to come out and showcase themselves in a community registration evening on September 8.
Scenes from the community-wide registration night

Scenes from the community-wide registration night

Bad job news just starting?

It obviously isn’t all bad news. In fact, under the circumstances of being in another recession and the continued fall in oil prices, Saskatchewan’s August job numbers weren’t quite as bad as some thought they would be.

The Tories turned back the clock 1 15 years

The editor: Once again we have propaganda about how the federal Tories help western Canada. Let the record show just how helpful they are to agriculture.
When the city fails in its zoning responsibility

When the city fails in its zoning responsibility

In 2011, a “500year flood” struck the Souris Valley. Saturated soil from the year before, combined with a heavy spring runoff, were met with two inches of rain each Monday for nearly two months.
New research demonstrates the merits of incorporating old ideas

New research demonstrates the merits of incorporating old ideas

When I was growing up on a small mixed farm a half century ago summerfallow was the norm when it came to crop planning. Farmers just naturally left one-third to one-half of their cropable land fallow each year.