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Tigers, C-Hawks are league champs

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The Rocanville Tigers and the Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks both became league champions over the weekend. The C-Hawks won the NCHL championship Friday night with a win over the . . .READ MORE

Town offers tax incentive for commercial construction

[ • By Kevin Weedmark]
The town of Moosomin is offering tax incentives for new commercial construction for the next three years. Effective with building permits filed on or after April 1, new com. . .READ MORE

Tigers take on Buffs in Game 3 Sunday night

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The Rocanville Tigers take on the Theodore Buffaloes at the Rocanville Rink tonight at 7 pm! The Tigers are up 2-0 in the best-of-five THL Final The 50/50 will be guaran. . .READ MORE

Mazergroup building in Moosomin this year

[March 20, 2017 • By Kevin Weedmark]
Mazergroup has big plans for its Moosomin dealership. Bob Mazer says the company will build a new 25,000 square foot building on a site on the North Service Road facing the. . .READ MORE

Sask budget includes increased, expanded PST

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The government of Saskatchewan is raising taxes and cutting spending with a target of eliminating the deficit within three years PST increasing to six per cent The budget tabled Wednesday includes a one-point PST increase from five to six per cent, effective Thursday. PST will now apply to purchases such as children’s clothing, restaurant me. . .

Moosomin emergency responders focusing on road safety

[March 20, 2017 • BY Kara Kinna]

Monday evening, Moosomin emergency responders will be getting together to flash their lights on Highway 1 west of Moosomin in a bid to raise awareness about road safety while they do their jobs. The move comes after the death of an Esterhazy tow truck driver who lost his life in the spring blizzard two weeks ago. Several emergency responders got. . .

Closer link suggested between town, regional park

[March 13, 2017 • BY Kara Kinna]

Councillor Chris Davidson, who sits on the Moosomin and District Regional Park Authority, gave a presentation to Moosomin Town Council Wednesday in the hopes of having the town of Moosomin consider resuming its status as a participating municipality in the Moosomin and District Regional Park Authority with appointed board members—something it has . . .

Moosomin Family Practice Centre Local docs happy with meeting with minister

[March 6, 2017 • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Dr. Wessell Roets says a visit by Saskatchewan Health Minister Jim Reiter on Monday went well. "He wanted to hear some of our concerns, so we brought up issues like sustainability of the practice, recruitment issues, and the format under which the practice will continue under the new health region structure. We hope we don’t encounter the same p. . .

Chrysler dealership opening in Moosomin

[February 27, 2017 • BY Kara Kinna]

Moosomin will soon be the home of a new Chrysler dealership. Ron Kaban-who owns Yorkton Hyundai and Whitewood Chrysler Dodge, and is a partner in other dealerships around Western Canada-says that he plans to open a Chrysler dealership in Moosomin. While Kaban said he could not yet confirm the location of the new dealership, he said plans for . . .

C-Hawks edge past Rangers in first game of NCHL South final

[February 27, 2017 • BY Kevin Weedmark]

The Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks edged past the Moosomin Rangers to win the first game of the NCHL South Final series 6-5 Thursday night in Elkhorn. A year ago, the Rangers and C-Hawks battled it out in a hard-fought league final series that went to the fifth game before the Rangers triumphed as NCHL champs. Elkhorn's offense was aggressive Thursd. . .

Moosomin Kinsmen plan second fish derby for Telemiracle

[February 20, 2017 • BY Kara Kinna]

The Moosomin Kinsmen Club are holding their second fishing derby as a fundraiser for Telemiracle on Sunday, Feb. 26. The derby will take place at Moosomin Lake and will include various prizes for fish, raffle prizes and a a 50/50 pot, as well as hot lunch and a bar. Last year around 75 people came out to the derby and, now in its second year,. . .

Census numbers may help Moosomin minimize funding cut

[February 20, 2017 • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Saskatchewan municipalities were warned at the recent Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association convention to expect a reduction in revenue sharing grants in 2017. One percentage point of the five-per-cent provincial sales tax is dedicated to municipal revenue sharing. The amount collected in PST can decline in slower economic times, res. . .

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