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Concerns raised about dangerous driver's release

The mother of one of the six people killed by a drunk driver in the horrific 2004 Canada Day crash in Cochin wants to warn the public about the driver's release.
BUCKLEY:

BUCKLEY:

BUCKLEY: Arthur Edward Buckley of Maidstone passed away on Friday, May 27, 2011 at the age of 90 years. Arthur was predeceased by: his son, Don on January 31, 1996.

Students present Go West musical

Students in Grades 5 and 6 at Neilburg Composite School performed a musical, Go West, June 2. The students were dressed in western wear while they sang and presented this dramatic tale.
Cadet supporter honoured

Cadet supporter honoured

The final gliding day for Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 43 for the 2010-11 season was June 12.
Prayer home added to heritage site

Prayer home added to heritage site

There's a new addition to the Doukhobor Dugout House Heritage Site near Blaine Lake - a Doukhobor Prayer Home.

Area students earn degrees

The University of Saskatchewan Spring Convocation 2011 was held at TCU Place May 31 through June 2.
Crossing the thin line between the truth and a lie

Crossing the thin line between the truth and a lie

Ed, my neighbour next door, feels there is no problem in stretching the truth so that it sounds a little more interesting than it might really be.
Unity prepares for fastball provincials

Unity prepares for fastball provincials

All Unity softball teams from squirts, peewees, bantams and midgets are in the final preparation portion of the season, as they prepare for their provincial competitions at various places across the province.
LACLARE:

LACLARE:

LACLARE: In Loving Memory of Marie Louise LaClare who was born February 28, 1923 at Edam, SK and passed away peacefully at Lady Minto Health Care Centre, Edam, SK on Saturday, June 11, 2011.

100th Street closure

The City of North Battleford will be closing streets Sunday for a main valve replacement project.The City says the 11th Avenue - 100th Street intersection and the 1100 block of 100th Street will be closed to traffic at 5:00 a.m.