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Letter: Make ATV safety a priority for your child

The editor: ATV safety is hardly child’s play. In fact, when it comes to the various dangers associated with off-roading, children are the most vulnerable demographic.
Smoke from north reminds us we are connected

Smoke from north reminds us we are connected

It was just a little smoke ... or rather, a lot of wood smoke blanketing southern Saskatchewan like about a million campfires.

18-year-old man from Cote First Nation killed in ATV accident

An 18-year-old passenger on an ATV (quad) died as result of his injuries from an accident near the Kamsack sports grounds on July 1. Kamsack RCMP report that at 3:15 a.m.
Seniors end fun windup day

Seniors end fun windup day

Seniors from across the area gathered together for some fun and laughter as they challenged each other in numerous games held during the Preeceville Club 60 fun day on June 16.
Oh ye without sin, only you may run for office

Oh ye without sin, only you may run for office

Oh ye without sin, only you may run for public office. For all the rest of humanity, give it up now, while there is still time.
Preeceville School elementary students acknowledged

Preeceville School elementary students acknowledged

Students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 were acknowledged for their hard work and dedication throughout the school year during an awards program on June 26.
Preeceville Nursery School celebrated achievement of students

Preeceville Nursery School celebrated achievement of students

Parents and grandparents gathered to celebrate the achievements of students in the three-year-old class and the four-year-old class at the Preeceville Legion Hall on June 18. “Today, I give you back your children,” said Lori Newton, teacher.

Obscure word stories

My English language research found these rather obscure words, and the stories just followed. The words are all real and they are listed in various English dictionaries.

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.