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David Willberg

David Willberg

David Willberg is the editor of the Estevan Mercury. He has more than 20 years of experience working in the newspaper industry in southeast Saskatchewan.
David graduated from Trinity Western University in April 2000 with a bachelor of arts in communications, and moved to Estevan in September 2000 to work for Southeast Lifestyles newspaper, where he was the lone full-time reporter for most of his tenure. In 2008, he became the editor for Lifestyles.
He joined the Estevan Mercury in 2015, after the newsrooms for Lifestyles and the Mercury were merged. He served as the editor for Lifestyles and a reporter for the Mercury.
In 2017, he became the editor for the Mercury.
Along with his work at the Mercury and Lifestyles, David also wrote sports for Weyburn This Week from 2008-2010, and he is currently the editor for the Carlyle Observer.

Recent Work by David

Senior Women's golf tournament at Woodlawn

Senior Women's golf tournament at Woodlawn

Local women had their chance to showcase their golfing acumen during the McGillicky Oilfield Senior Ladies' Golf Tournament at the TS&M Woodlawn Golf Course.
Bass classic makes its return to Boundary Dam

Bass classic makes its return to Boundary Dam

Boundary Dam reservoir is home to the only population of largemouth bass in Saskatchewan, so this tournament represents a truly unique opportunity for anglers looking for a different challenge out on the water.
Mason Fichter looking forward to playing collegiate ball

Mason Fichter looking forward to playing collegiate ball

Fichter, who is graduating from the Estevan Comprehensive School, has committed to play baseball for the Okanagan College Coyotes in Kelowna, B.C., starting next season.
Playparks season is about to begin in Estevan

Playparks season is about to begin in Estevan

The summer holidays for Estevan schools are approaching quickly, and the City of Estevan’s leisure services division is preparing for the upcoming playpark season. 
Column: Ambassadors have their work cut out

Column: Ambassadors have their work cut out

An opinion piece on Southeast Explorer, new program rolled out by CF Sunrise to promote the southeast.
Museums association gathers for convention in Estevan

Museums association gathers for convention in Estevan

More than 40 delegates from institutions throughout the province were in Estevan this month for the Museums Association of Saskatchewan annual convention. 
A night to remember for Midale’s grads

A night to remember for Midale’s grads

“Grad was exceptional this year,” said Midale School principal Cathy Harvey. “And I think it was such a great time because we were finally able to have our grad in our school for the first time in a few years.”
Artist in residence finishes up what was a busy year in Estevan

Artist in residence finishes up what was a busy year in Estevan

A reception for Mania Plastica by former artist in residence Ruth Langwieser was held at the EAGM as part of the organization’s Arts Night.
Estevan water polo athletes join national teams

Estevan water polo athletes join national teams

Water Polo Canada has concluded the initial selection process for the 2022 youth and junior national teams for both men and women. Several former members of the Estevan Sharks water polo program have been selected for national teams.
Buffalo Potash looking to bring R&D facility and fertilizer plant to the Estevan area

Buffalo Potash looking to bring R&D facility and fertilizer plant to the Estevan area

The plant, named the Estevan Fertilizer Production Facility (EFPF), will make upgraded muriate of potash, sulphate of potash, hydrochloric acid and calcium chloride for sale to North American markets.