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Tremendous volunteer effort saves Benson

Tremendous volunteer effort saves Benson

After coming within minutes of potentially losing their town, officials in Benson were finally able to relax for a few minutes Monday.
Lampman residents waging good fight against rising waters

Lampman residents waging good fight against rising waters

For sale: Prime lakefront property in the heart of Lampman, a close knit community in southeast Saskatchewan.

PDAP has early $3,000 payments for flooding

The Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) is making early payments of $3,000 available to individuals applying for financial assistance for property damage from severe flooding.

Floodwaters force dive team into action

With floodwaters inundating numerous areas in southeast Saskatchewan, a number of scenarios that once seemed unthinkable have presented challenges for everyone from law enforcement to utility companies.

Lengthy vehicle chase ends with several charges

A police chase that took Estevan Police Service (EPS) members and their counterparts in other communities to the outskirts of Weyburn on the night of June 21, culminated in a court room for an Estevan man.
Taking down a dike

Taking down a dike

A crew of city workers empties sandbags on the Government Road bridge on Monday morning as they begin taking down the flood dikes.

Stolen car lands local man in custody

A local man was remanded in custody after charges alleging he stole a vehicle and evaded police while impaired. The Crown prosecutor was not agreeable to the release of Estevan resident Evan Garrow, during provincial court proceedings on June 23.

Boil water advisory lifted

Weyburn residents no longer have to worry about boiling their water. As of Wednesday Mayor Debra Button announced that the Ministry of the Environment had lifted the boil water advisory for Weyburn.
What does the future hold for Roche Percee?

What does the future hold for Roche Percee?

As he stood beside his boat, Harley Jahn had a perfect view of the terrible fate that has befallen the village he once called home. "It's heartbreaking," he said.

Benefit concert raises funds for hardest hit

Relief for the victims of flooding this spring has begun to pour in, through donations, and the help of a benefit concert.