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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

Estevan AA hockey teams go 7-0 on the weekend

Estevan AA hockey teams go 7-0 on the weekend

Estevan Bears have tight game against top Regina team
Carlyle Cougars split weekend games, Carnduff Red Devils win twice in Big Six Hockey League

Carlyle Cougars split weekend games, Carnduff Red Devils win twice in Big Six Hockey League

Carnduff Red Devils won twice during the weekend
Bruins win both games in northeast road trip

Bruins win both games in northeast road trip

Bruins earn close wins over Melfort and Nipawin
There's no shortage of great music in Saskatchewan

There's no shortage of great music in Saskatchewan

SaskMusic will hand out its awards on Jan. 21. Take a look at the list of this year’s finalists. A column.
Backyard rink a source of pride and fun for Devin Aspinall

Backyard rink a source of pride and fun for Devin Aspinall

Devin Aspinall created the ice surface in the winter of 2020-21 because kids had no opportunities to see their friends due to COVID-19 restrictions. It was a common refrain for people across the country. Thsi year he decided to keep going with the great experience.
Estevan granted a female U13 AA hockey team

Estevan granted a female U13 AA hockey team

The Estevan Minor Hockey Association (EMHA) announced last week that Estevan would be included, joining teams from the Battlefords, Western Prairie (Rosetown), Saskatoon, Warman, Prince Albert, Northeast (Star City), Swift Current, Lumsden-Bethune and Weyburn. 
CCS facility at Boundary Dam captured more than 440,000 tonnes of CO2 in 2021

CCS facility at Boundary Dam captured more than 440,000 tonnes of CO2 in 2021

The CCS facility captured a total of 442,126 tonnes of CO2 last year, despite a couple of shutdowns in the capture island. Unit 3 at Boundary Dam was able to remain online for most of the year.
Building permit value was up in Estevan in 2021

Building permit value was up in Estevan in 2021

Most building permits classified as miscellaneous
New RCMP sergeant has enjoyed Estevan

New RCMP sergeant has enjoyed Estevan

The new office commander for the Estevan RCMP has enjoyed his time in the community and the people he has worked with at the detachment.
Lamenting the loss of another Games

Lamenting the loss of another Games

An opinion piece on the decision to postpone the Saskatchewan Winter Games.