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Driving home the benefits of staying active important

Driving home the benefits of staying active important

I was struggling through my routine at the gym in April when the owner came up to me. "Give me something to share on Twitter for Earth Day," he demanded.
Plant your seeds well

Plant your seeds well

The Preacher and I have just returned to Hope House after a two week road-trip, sandwiching visits to family and friends between speaking engagements.Things changed in our absence. The forest of maples in our side yard had no foliage when we left.
Always take note

Always take note

Being a writer does not mean being too proud to look up words in the dictionary. In fact, the opposite is true. Not recognizing a word gives me a panicky, disconnected feeling-almost like a strange child walking up to me and calling me "mom.

Provincial laboratory now officially opened

Health Minister Don McMorris officially opened the province's new public health laboratory.

WMBL Cards release schedule

Long-time Yorkton Cardinals manager Bill Sobkow says things are in place for the 2010 Western Major Baseball League season which kicks off Sunday afternoon at Jubilee Park.
SHHS looking for some strong finishes at East Central track meet this week

SHHS looking for some strong finishes at East Central track meet this week

For a large number of local track and fieldstudents, ranging in age from Gr.

Surgical wait times decline

Surgical wait times have been significantly reduced over the past two years. From March 31, 2008 to March 31, 2010, the number of people waiting more than 18 months for surgery has been reduced by 39 per cent, from 2,568 to 1,560.
Time for a tune-up?

Time for a tune-up?

Spring on the prairies is a time for shedding winter clothes, opening windows and feeling the warm sun. It's also a time for getting your car tuned up and ready for summer travels.

MTB

Anyone interested in starting up mountain or road biking, or looking for some people to ride casually with are more than welcome to join, regardless of age or fitness level.
Sod turned on new condo-complex in city

Sod turned on new condo-complex in city

The sod was turned last Tuesday on a new 24-unit condominium project in Yorkton.