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Man sentenced in La Ronge court to 1.5 years in jail

Man sentenced in La Ronge court to 1.5 years in jail

Quinton Ross was charged with a December 2021 serious assault at a home in Hall Lake
Man accused of stealing $250,000 from dealership appears in court

Man accused of stealing $250,000 from dealership appears in court

Saskatoon Police allege that Dwayne Bruce Onofriechuk defrauded Mid-City Auto of $250,000 in inventory.
Woman in suspected child abuse case appears in court

Woman in suspected child abuse case appears in court

Charmaine Bear was wanted by police for 15 months
Preliminary hearing set for accused of shooting on Island Lake First Nation

Preliminary hearing set for accused of shooting on Island Lake First Nation

The bullet shot at the home injured a man
How bad at camping are you?

How bad at camping are you?

Scouts Canada is concerned with your (sorta passable) camping competency
'Dangerous' suspect sought by Sask. RCMP arrested in Manitoba

'Dangerous' suspect sought by Sask. RCMP arrested in Manitoba

Matthew Barker was arrested without incident at a business in Winnipeg, Man., around 8:30 a.m. on May 6.
Our Summer Blockbuster season preview for 2022

Our Summer Blockbuster season preview for 2022

Cairns on Cinema - Summer 2022 marks a return to the screen for Thor, Top Gun, Buzz Lightyear and the Jurassic franchises.
Farmers expected to be in the field by next week

Farmers expected to be in the field by next week

Saskatchewan Agriculture's Crop Report for the period April 26 to May 2
Saskatoon Police Guns and Gang Unit seizes firearms, makes arrest

Saskatoon Police Guns and Gang Unit seizes firearms, makes arrest

The arrest comes after an eight-month investigation into trafficking of firearms and cocaine
Five things to know about this week’s COVID-19 report

Five things to know about this week’s COVID-19 report

Latest report covers period up to April 30