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Yorkton This Week

Found body identified in Yorkton

A body found at a local business in Yorkton on Friday, April 9th has been identified by the municipal RCMP as Kevin Demontigny. The sudden death of Demontigny, 21 years old, was discovered by employees of an unnamed business at around 10:45 a.m.
Searching for bone marrow donors

Searching for bone marrow donors

On Saturday, April 17 Yorkton held a OneMatch Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Drive in Honor of Luke Boechler. The event was held in support of the Yorkton Terriers and ran all day at the Gallagher Centre Lobby.

Province funding wind energy demos

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing Go Green funding for a multi-year agreement with the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to develop and demonstrate new wind energy storage technology.

SGI discount for non drivers

SGI encourages vehicle owners who are permanently unable to drive for medical reasons to apply for a non-driver medical discount.
Birthday celebration held

Birthday celebration held

John and Judy Talbot were able to attend Easter Mass at our Lady of Victories Church with family Ed and Jeannette Boyechko, Curtis Boyechko of Vancouver B.C. and Donna Schwithzer of Roblin MB. The Pastor was Father Albert Schmitz.
Wildflowers offer garden option

Wildflowers offer garden option

Differences between managers and leaders

Differences between managers and leaders

Dear Bill: At Easter I came home to visit and read your article on, Why Employees Get Upset, which was interesting and informative. Three of points mentioned in the article were totally applicable to me, in my previous job.
More than a mile to the moon

More than a mile to the moon

On Sunday, men in Minnesota, USA held a "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" community walk to raise awareness about domestic violence. Men had the option of literally walking in women's footwear - high heels were available in all sizes for participants.

House party tour may be stopping in city

A group promoting folk music in Canada is looking to team with 5th Ave Cup & Saucer to bring a series of concerts to Yorkton starting this fall.

Cars sales good in Sask.

Two reports released on new motor vehicle sales and manufacturing shipments contain positive news about the Saskatchewan economy. New motor vehicle sales for February 2010 are up by 33.