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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.

Outflows from reservoirs continue to drop

After reaching a record high of 770 cubic metres per second, outflows into the Souris River are gradually beginning to drop.

City police receive many flood-related complaints

During the past week of June 20- 26, members of the Weyburn Police Service dealt with 111 occurrences; many of the complaints were alcohol related or of loud noise, and members also attended many flood-related calls for service.

Flooding drowns out crops, causes property damage

Severe excess moisture continues to be the main difficulty facing farmers in the southeast.

103rd Fair boasts rides, games, fun

Weyburn's first Fair was put on back in 1908, and now the Weyburn Agricultural Society is ready to put on its 103rd Fair and Exhibition. The fair will be taking place from Monday, July 4 until Wednesday, July 6.
Girls helping out flood victims

Girls helping out flood victims

Grade 4 teacher Colleen Sproat sits with two of her students, Jenna Chessall and Sheridan Hemphill, at the bake sale they put together to help raise money to give to the Red Cross, to help those afflicted by the flood in Weyburn.