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Data indicates Cornerstone surpassing provincial medium in compliance categories

Data indicates Cornerstone surpassing provincial medium in compliance categories

Peggy Lawson, assessment co-ordinator for the South East Cornerstone Public School Division, provided trustees with some important data they could use to formulate future plans in the division that caters to about 8,200 students in the southeast corn

Bruins suffer first loss in Wilcox

The Notre Dame Hounds scored three times in the second period to sink the Estevan Bruins 3-1 Saturday night in Wilcox. Brandon Millin scored twice for the Hounds, with Dayton Shaw adding the third marker.
Metochos camp complex opens with flair and spirit

Metochos camp complex opens with flair and spirit

It's not your simple Bible camp anymore. The Metochos Lutheran Bible Camp is now a complex that is nearly ready for a host of community activities, including those organized by churches.

Riders love Miller

Really, can one man make this much of a difference? It's a rhetorical question, it seems, because the results are staring us right in the face.

Travel budgets mysteriously ballooning

ublic travel spending is once again under scrutiny. This time it's General Walter Natynczyk, the country's Chief of Defence Staff. The general racked up about $1 million of travel on the public dime.

Don't seek a lot of promises we don't need

In a few days the writ will be dropped and Saskatchewan voters will be heading to the polls. This is no surprise, because the Nov. 7 election was called the day after the last provincial election four years ago.
Council clears up garbage issue

Council clears up garbage issue

For a couple of years anyway, the members of Estevan city council appear to have put the controversial garbage issue to rest. At the same time, they have also taken the first steps toward creating a curbside recycling program in the city.

Could you live using, consuming and experiencing only Canadian-made goods?

He Said In the spirit of the blog, we are thinking about what it takes to live completely isolated in a global community.

Showcase shows no sign of slowing

The Showcase Business Expo is back for another weekend full of something for everyone. This is the first year the event will be hosted in Spectra Place. While the facility is an excellent one, the change of venue is not without its share of problems.

Only time remains for Wheat Board

What is likely a surprise to no one who has seriously followed the ongoing soap opera of the future of the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), the majority of farmers don't appear to want the change the Conservative government is bent on making happen.
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