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Assiniboia auction sees fall price rise

Assiniboia auction sees fall price rise

The Assiniboia Livestock Auction held a pre-sorted all breeds sale for calves and yearlings on September 12. Steer calves and yearlings sold well above prices reached at this time last year. Heifer yearling prices were also higher than last year.
Harvest progress is made in Assiniboia area

Harvest progress is made in Assiniboia area

Producers have made significant harvest progress, due in large part to the warm and dry weather, Saskatchewan Agriculture reported for the week ending September 11.
Good Neighbour Day spreads the joy of giving flowers

Good Neighbour Day spreads the joy of giving flowers

Erin Eberle, owner of Mom’s Florist in Assiniboia, in the centre with staff display some of the flowers ordered in for Good Neighbour Day on September 13.
NDP candidate speaks to community

NDP candidate speaks to community

Saskatchewan’s NDP Party has bumped up its leadership convention to March 3. Now, the pressure is on candidates to intensify their campaigning.
Ag producers meet SaskParty candidate

Ag producers meet SaskParty candidate

Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate Alanna Koch stopped in Mossbank and Assiniboia to meet agricultural producers and community members on September 13. Koch also dropped into the Assiniboia Times office for an interview on a range of topics.
Assiniboia 4-H shines at first Achievement Day

Assiniboia 4-H shines at first Achievement Day

Submitted by Jacylyn Gibson The Assiniboia and District Multiple 4-H Club held its Achievement Day on Sunday, August 13 at the Assiniboia Agriplex. The day started with a demonstration from the members of the Archery Project.
SIR donates to Salvation Army

SIR donates to Salvation Army

Jody Feicht from the Southern Independent Riders presented a donation to Darlene Wasyluk, manager of the Salvation Army, from the SIR’s 18th annual Toyker Run held on August 26.
Provincial cattle market soft at end of summer

Provincial cattle market soft at end of summer

A total of 3,330 head of cattle were sold in Saskatchewan the week ending September 1. This number is down from 4,132 head sold the previous reporting week, and down from 3,793 head the same week a year ago, Saskatchewan Agriculture reported.
Stars for Saskatchewan series opens with Canadian music tribute

Stars for Saskatchewan series opens with Canadian music tribute

The Assiniboia and District Arts Council opens its 2017-2018 Stars for Saskatchewan concert series on Friday, September 29 with “Oh, Canada, We Sing for Thee!” The concert features acclaimed Canadian songstress Leisa Way and it starts at 7:30 p.m.
Assiniboia library gears up for new season

Assiniboia library gears up for new season

The Assiniboia and District Library had an information table at the community registration night on September 7 at the Prince of Wales Centre in Assiniboia.