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Weyburn Review

Weyburn RM to pay $1.25M for new hospital

The Rural Municipality of Weyburn is committing a total of $1.

The Virtue of Patience

Just two weeks ago, I was writing in this same column how we were anxious to get busy planting flowers and vegetables in the gardens and seeding crops in the fields, now that spring had arrived with its warmer temperatures.

Motocross regional competition

Weyburn and area Motocross racers competed in the Canadian Motorsport Racing Corporation (CMRC) regional competition on May 9 in Kerrobert.

New deputy fire chief in Weyburn

The Weyburn Fire Department has secured their new deputy fire chief. Evan Littlejohn from Richardson, Texas will be arriving in Saskatchewan on May 27. His first day on the job as deputy fire chief will be on May 31.

Police respond to break and enters

Report from the Weyburn Police Service for the period of May 3 to 10: *On May 9, two young males were charged for theft under $5,000. The boys were caught stealing lawn ornament lights from the front lawn of a residence.

New construction and amenities on the rise

"The worst kept secret in town" is finally out, according to Weyburn Mayor Debra Button. The City has officially announced the creation of a new eatery, popular restaurant-chain Boston Pizza, in Weyburn.

Council considers automated refuse collection

A regular meeting of the Weyburn City Council was held on May 10; here are the major points of interest: *Council is considering switching to an Automated Refuse Collection system in the New Year.

Resident receives volunteer award

Weyburn resident George Gillies was recently awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award by the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Scavenger hunt at the Comp

The Weyburn Comprehensive School held a scavenger hunt over the past few weeks, with 13 teams participating. Many of the items, including toilet paper, toothbrushes and children's books, were collected to donate to local charities.

SGI offers Rider license plates

SGI is giving "the world's greatest fans" the opportunity to display their Rider Pride on their vehicle by introducing an official Saskatchewan Roughrider licence plate.