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ECS's 30 Hour Famine brings students together

A 30-hour fast gave local high school students an opportunity to raise some money for children in Third World countries.

Should school divisions punish students who wear shirts with controversial messages?

He said Last week a student in a Nova Scotia was suspended because he wore a shirt that read, "A life is wasted without Jesus." This incident set off something of a firestorm across comment sections, inciting some hot feelings.

When wisdom speaks we should listen

When I first started having babies (some 14 years ago), many people told me to savour the moments and to make sure I enjoyed my children when they were young. They told me that time flies by so quickly.

Mothers can be very misleading

Mother's Day is coming up, and I now have a good reason to fret over it. It's something I've never done before. I'm not the kind of person who worries about these special days. Christmas never stresses me out.

Federal moves mystifying for AG sector

The federal government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is an increasing mystery in terms of how it deals with agriculture.
Fight on to keep Holly in action

Fight on to keep Holly in action

Update: The Mercury has learned that the dog service at North Portal has been restored. For more on this story please see Wednesday's edition of The Mercury.

A variety of incidents lead to calls to police for assistance

A variety of nuisance issues as well as a number of more hard-pressing issues absorbed the time and attention of the Estevan Police Service (EPS) personnel this past week.

ECS sends doubles team to badminton provincials

Two members of the Estevan Comprehensive School senior badminton team are headed to provincials. Carter Daoust and Harley Doerr posted a 3-0 record at the regional tournament held Saturday in Wilcox.

Council Briefs

News and notes from the April 30 regular meeting of Estevan city council.
Decision on Roche Percee's future coming by May 15

Decision on Roche Percee's future coming by May 15

About 80 Roche Percee residents packed into Al Turnbull's auto body shop last Thursday to hear the redevelopment proposal for the village.