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It's always the right time to worry about crops

It's always the right time to worry about crops

Worrying about crops comes early in life for most Saskatchewan kids. Even non-agricultural kids had to worry about crops waaay back when I was a youngster, and I believe kids still have to retain an interest in crop production to this day.
Steelers' defence struggles early in opening loss to Packers

Steelers' defence struggles early in opening loss to Packers

Coming off a tough campaign in 2009, in which they could only muster up one win on the season - the very last game - the Estevan Lafrentz Trucking Steelers returned to the field Sunday to open up their 2010 Regina Minor Football league bantam season

Petition protests speed limit changes on Fourth Street

Vote delayed to next meeting
Elecs open up training camp, prepare for Year 2

Elecs open up training camp, prepare for Year 2

It shouldn't be hard for the Estevan Comprehensive School Elecs football club to improve on their 2009 record.One win in 2010 would suffice.But head coach Marco Ricci's expectations of this year's squad go far above and beyond the bare minimum.
Excitement surrounds back-to-school plans

Excitement surrounds back-to-school plans

It's back to classrooms, computers, books and bulletin boards. Students, teachers and education support staff are already busily engaged in the new academic year, or are about to be very soon.
Kendall shines at baseball Canada Cup

Kendall shines at baseball Canada Cup

The Southeast Royals' 2010 Prairie Midget Baseball league campaign might have come to an early end on Aug.

Thank you for years of service

The Editor,On July 8, I made my first visit to Estevan in several years and was saddened to learn that the Estevan Tire Centre had been sold two years prior.Phillip Peter opened the business around 1940.

Shrieks and smiles from Leah and Mike, Estevan's newest millionaires

She screamed and then she laughed and he tried to calm her down and then they went and picked up a cool million dollars. That's life, so far, for Estevan's newest millionaires Leah and Mike Kraus.

Raising tobacco taxes not the answer to deficits

The Editor,The growing black market for cigarettes in Canada is becoming a larger and larger problem. It is a source of violent and organized crime and it deprives governments of the full taxes from the sale of a legal product.
Potential problems averted, no charges laid

Potential problems averted, no charges laid

Estevan Police Service (EPS) members received a complaint of an erratic driver in the central part of the city on the night of Aug. 23. The vehicle in question was located while parked along 12th Avenue with its occupants near by.