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Lampman, Benson fighting to stay high and dry

While much of the focus on flooding in the area has centred on areas along the Souris River, a number of rural municipalities and communities north of Estevan are also battling to stay dry.

Hairstylist program to fill demand in Weyburn

The popular hairstylist program at the Estevan campus of the Southeast Regional college will be moving to Weyburn as of fall 2011 in an effort to meet the demand of the application and employer pool in the area, according to Jamie Hilts, vice preside

Stoughton Daze to have parade, games, fireworks

Stoughton Daze will be taking place on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3 this year, but the party will last for more than just the two days. The festivities will be combined with the Canada Day celebrations on Friday, July 1.

No jail for man guilty of fraud exceeding $75,000

Matthew Wock, who previously pleaded guilty to defrauding Redhead Equipment Ltd. of $75,000, escaped a prison sentence during Monday's provincial court proceedings.
Flow levels reach new high

Flow levels reach new high

It ain't over till it's over. That memorable line uttered by Yogi Berra about a baseball game could very well translate into a comment on flood conditions that are wreaking havoc in southeast Saskatchewan.

Heavy rainfall ends last hopes for seeding in SE

Any last hopes of getting additional seed into the ground were lost by farmers, after heavy rainfall on Friday created a "frustrating" situation that will have an effect on other areas of Weyburn and the southeast.

Errant motorcyclist facing several charges

A motorcyclist who was disobeying several traffic laws was the subject of Estevan Police Service (EPS) interest on the night of June 15. Police had attempted to stop the motorcyclist earlier in the evening but the driver failed to stop.

Body of missing senior found

The body of a Weyburn senior who had been reported missing on June 13 was found the evening of June 14.
Flows from reservoirs decrease

Flows from reservoirs decrease

For the first time in days, there is some good news regarding the flood situation in the southeast. In the provincial government's daily conference call, the Sask.

Province to help, Weyburn drenched by flood

The federal and provincial governments are going to help municipalities like the City of Weyburn with the "millions and millions of dollars" it is costing them to deal with the flood that plunged the city into a state of emergency late Friday, along
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