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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

Buffalo Party's provincial convention coming to Estevan

Buffalo Party's provincial convention coming to Estevan

The Buffalo Party AGM will be the first for the party. It will begin with registration at 11 a.m. on Nov. 27, and continue until noon the following day.
New shop has made a difference for RM of Moose Creek

New shop has made a difference for RM of Moose Creek

Sentura Freitag, who is the chief administrative officer for the RM, said the land for the shop was purchased in 2017, with the intent of building a large shop that was not directly in the town but still within town limits.
A little more transparency would be nice

A little more transparency would be nice

An opinion piece on the government's approach to covering the COVID-19 situation in the province lately.
Million Dollar Auction has generated tremendous interest

Million Dollar Auction has generated tremendous interest

The Million Dollars Auction is almost here. As part of the auction, people earn play money by spinning the auction wheel during live on location spots hosted by the radio stations at each of the participating businesses. They can also enter through promotions offered by the businesses, or through the popular Win Wednesday Facebook initiative on the Mercury’s Facebook page.
Estevan’s events centre to be known as Affinity Place for at least three more years

Estevan’s events centre to be known as Affinity Place for at least three more years

Other amenities at Affinity Place are still for sale.
Estevan Bruins offensive outburst topples Red Wings

Estevan Bruins offensive outburst topples Red Wings

Estevan Bruins used a four-goal period to propel them to victory over the Weyburn Red Wings.
AERO Acknowledges Volunteers in our community: Kevin Mortenson

AERO Acknowledges Volunteers in our community: Kevin Mortenson

A new special celebrating local volunteers brought to you by AERO Advertising
ECS students play a big part at the telethon

ECS students play a big part at the telethon

Estevan Comprehensive School students keep the telethon going each year as part of the annual ECS Takeover from midnight to 6 a.m. 
St. Mary’s students learning about innovation and technology

St. Mary’s students learning about innovation and technology

St. Mary's School students used design thinking to have a solution to the problem using technology, coding and robotics. 
The wonderful world of news

The wonderful world of news

David Willberg's column on his journey through the world of news