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Merchants claim silver at fastpitch championships

Merchants claim silver at fastpitch championships

It was a bittersweet end to the baseball season for the Bruno Merchants.The Merchants placed second at the 2010 Men's Western Canadian Fastpitch Championships.The tournament was held August 12-15 in Irma, Alberta.
Humboldt Midget players win Western gold

Humboldt Midget players win Western gold

Though their team did not make it to Westerns, some of the Humboldt Dodgers did.
SaskPower closing Humboldt customer service office

SaskPower closing Humboldt customer service office

By next month, you won't be able to pay your power bill in person, directly to SaskPower, in Humboldt.SaskPower is closing their Humboldt customer service office to the public effective August 31.
Hope floating out at Waldsea Lake

Hope floating out at Waldsea Lake

There are a lot of "ifs," but a lot of hope surrounding the situation at Waldsea Lake.

Big deal

PotashCorp focus of takeover bid by BHP
Western Baseball Championships a huge success

Western Baseball Championships a huge success

The Muenster Red Sox senior baseball team ended their season on a high note last weekend.The Western Canada Senior "AA" Championships were held in Muenster from August 12-15.
HLST swimmers medal at Swift Current provincials

HLST swimmers medal at Swift Current provincials

It's been a good summer for local swimmers.The Humboldt Legion Swim Team has recorded stellar results in 2010.Provincial semi-finals were held in Biggar on July 24.
Woman raising funds for overseas MS treatment

Woman raising funds for overseas MS treatment

Four years ago, you would never have known by looking at her that Karrie Harcourt had Multiple Sclerosis (MS).Today, at age 34, it's all too clear. She needs a cane to help her walk. She has memory problems and some communication issues.
John Freriks

John Freriks

With sadness we announce the passing of John W. Freriks of Humboldt, SK, (and formerly of Englefeld, SK), on Saturday, August 14, 2010, at Humboldt District Hospital. He was 76 years of age.
Walls to fall at Uniplex next month

Walls to fall at Uniplex next month

Temporary construction walls are going up, and soon, some large concrete walls will be coming down.The lobbies of the Elgar Petersen Arena, aquatic centre and curling rink at the Humboldt Uniplex are going to look quite different this winter.