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Deadline is approaching for Bernard Kot awards

The Family Place would like to remind residents that the deadline is fast approaching for nominations for the Bernard Kot Parent and Grandparent of the Year awards.

Landfill proposed for oil sector in Stoughton area

Local developers in the Stoughton-Heward area are hoping to set up a Class II landfill to service the oil and gas sector in their region, by taking on any contaminated soil which results from leakages of spills from oil activity.

Chamber's prediction for growth in 2010 was precise

The Weyburn and District Chamber of Commerce had predicted that 2010 was going to be a strong year, and now are "pleased to have its predication come to fruition," said Jeff Richards, Chamber Manager.

Counterfeit goods seized at Portal crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Portal port of entry recently seized a shipment of counterfeit goods with an estimated domestic value of $6,718 and a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $446,486. On Nov.

Quiet Christmas on the policing front

It was a relatively quiet Christmas on the policing front, according to information released by the Estevan Police Service (EPS) following the yule holiday season. On Dec.
"This is our Christmas gift" - Update on Jeff Lukye

"This is our Christmas gift" - Update on Jeff Lukye

An Estevan man is cancer free after a gruelling surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Jeff Lukye was operated on by a team of doctors for 27 hours beginning on the morning of Dec. 20.
Holiday Train spread goodwill, cash and food

Holiday Train spread goodwill, cash and food

The 12th annual run of the CPR's Holiday Train has concluded with another fund-raising milestone being set. The CP Holiday Train's Canadian run, rolled to a finale performance in Port Moody, B.C. on Dec.
Learning biology through dissection

Learning biology through dissection

Grade 12 students Isabela Rossafa, Anita Lazurko and Tanisha Quintyn look at the layout of organs as they dissect a rat in Biology 30 at the Comp School on Dec. 17.
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from the Mercury Staff! Have a fun and safe holiday!

Gordon F. Kells High School Cougar Corner - Teen council is busy

The Teen Council did a great job entertaining students last week with pre-holiday spirit activities.