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Preeceville Progress

Vote for Hillary?

I wish I could vote for Hillary Clinton. Given that we sleep with the elephant, and everything south of the border affects us, it would only seem fair that we could vote in US elections.

Reader applauds letter critical of Harper government

The editor: It was a breath of fresh air for me to read the Letter to the Editor by Edward Sagan of Melville in the September 17 issue of the Canora Courier entitled The Tories Turned Back the Clock 115 Years.
How can mere mortals cope with housing prices?

How can mere mortals cope with housing prices?

For much of this election, the issues have been a lot of blah, blah, blah to most people.
Farm issues have not influenced political debate but the questions should be asked

Farm issues have not influenced political debate but the questions should be asked

There is a federal election on. In fact it’s been on far longer already than any election in the modern age of electronic social media should ever be.
All things considered...Between the Covers

All things considered...Between the Covers

Okay, I have decided to come clean and admit it. I have an addiction. I know it’s hard to believe that such a fine, upstanding citizen such as myself could have a problem, but it’s true and it’s time for me to face the fact.

Ritz and the Conservatives continue to lie to farmers

With the federal election upon us, farmers as well as most voters are listening to the promises of politicians.
Panthers record second win for the season

Panthers record second win for the season

The Preeceville Panthers recorded their second win for the season on October 1 when they downed Watson with a final score of 62-8 in an away game. “The team put in a better effort and came away with a huge win,” said Jeremy Mattison, coach.

Saskatchewan’s minimum wage increased to $10.50

Effective October 1, Saskatchewan minimum wage earners began earning $10.50 per hour. Since 2007, Saskatchewan’s mini-mum wage has increased by 32 per cent, with eight increases from $7.95 to$10.50 over the past eight years.

Fall soil testing

By Lyndon Hicks Regional Crops Specialist Yorkton Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Fall is an excellent time for soil testing.

Agriculture Month celebrates Saskatchewan’s stewards in sustainability

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has proclaimed October as Agriculture Month. This year’s theme, “Stewards in Sustainability,” celebrates the dedication of farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses to maintain and improve the environment.