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Rider players headline the minor football league fundraiser

Rider players headline the minor football league fundraiser

Yorkton Minor Football held its second annual Football Night in Saskatchewan fundraiser Saturday at the St. Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre Saturday.
Theis puts on cheerleading clinic at MC Knoll

Theis puts on cheerleading clinic at MC Knoll

For the second year in a row, former Yorkton Regional High School and Saskatchewan Roughrider cheerleader Brittany Theis brought her cheerleading camp back to where she got her start.

Twenty up for Employee of the Year

Twenty nominations have been received for the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual Employee of the Year Award.

Youth reject farm careers

Dear Editor: Very few young men and women who grew up on the farm have chosen to remain on the farm as their career choice. Why? Growing up on the farm they know that farming is a very difficult, low paying, high risk, high investment career choice.
Antique liquor jar found in farmyard

Antique liquor jar found in farmyard

When Allen Janzen discovered an old-looking jar in his farmyard, he found a small piece of Yorkton's history. The liquor jar, secure in a holder reading "Yorkton Wholesale Liquor Store," also revealed the store's proprietor-H.J. Glass.
Stag Billiards - Circa late 1940s

Stag Billiards - Circa late 1940s

Left to right: Bert Lexier, proprietor, Alexander Hrynchuk, clerk and Eric Osborne, a salesman for Tuckett Tobacco Company. Stag Billiards - a long time enterprise that endured from 1919 to 1976.
Religion basis for game

Religion basis for game

If a good night of gaming has you sitting around a table debating a topic which can at times be a bit heavy, well The Ten Commandments might be for you. The game seems to be targeted at a party group, accommodating three-to-eight players.
Football fundraiser draws huge crowd

Football fundraiser draws huge crowd

It was one of those nights where if you happen to be one of the ones who isn't really into a certain subject or sport (football), this was one of those occasions that could really make you change your mind. The St.
Health day recognized

Health day recognized

For over 100 years, public health in Canada had been helping people take care of themselves, their families and communities.

City sets tax policy for 2010

Yorkton Council reviewed its 2010 tax policy at its regular Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Monday. The policy will see a slight shift from commercial to residential, primarily through a significant tax increase to multi-unit apartment buildings.