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Darkness and rain factors in cyclist's death

A cyclist from Toronto was killed after being struck by two vehicles on Highway 39 on Oct. 13. The 25-year-old was travelling westbound at about 7:05 p.m. when he was hit by a semi truck that was also heading west.
First in Canada, record numbers for 2011 UW in Estevan ...again

First in Canada, record numbers for 2011 UW in Estevan ...again

The impact of the day, the weekend, the mission and the accomplishment hit her when they posted the number that was in excess of $341,000 on Saturday afternoon.
New art pieces installed in city council chambers

New art pieces installed in city council chambers

A new 13-piece commissioned art piece is unveiled to the public for the first time at a reception held on Thursday evening at City Hall, in the council chambers.

Trial set for allegations of tax evasion

A trial date was set in December for a couple charged under the both the Income Tax Act and the Excise Tax Act. Norman Desautels, of Alida, appeared in Estevan provincial court on Oct.

Impaired drivers grab the attention of Estevan police

A driver who was believed to be impaired was stopped by members of the Estevan Police Service (EPS) on the night of Oct. 14.

Major dams have 'minor damage' from flooding

The three major dams in the southeast, the Rafferty, Alameda and Boundary dams, had "minor damage" from the flooding this year, but overall worked well in containing the excess water, and will need some repairs before next year.

City man pleads not guilty to assault of boy

A 32-year-old Weyburn man, Andrew Harper, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated assault, and will remain in custody until Tuesday, Nov. 1, to set a date for a preliminary hearing. Harper appeared in Weyburn provincial court on Oct.

Candidates address local election issues

The candidates for Weyburn-Big Muddy in the provincial election will be looking to meet the needs of the riding's residents as they seek the votes to be the MLA for the next four years.

Development proposal in Bienfait encounters few objections

A public meeting at the Legion in Bienfait was held Oct. 12 to allow residents the opportunity to see the latest proposals for a new housing development and receive some comments on the two proposals presented by developers.
Weyburn-Big Muddy campaign offices open in Weyburn

Weyburn-Big Muddy campaign offices open in Weyburn

Two provincial election campaign offices had their grand opening in Weyburn this past week.