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34 months for burning Virden schoolhouse

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A man who admitted lighting the fire that burned down a century-old schoolhouse north of Virden has been sentenced to almost three years in prison. Jack Noel Sandy, 19, ple. . .READ MORE

Pilot in plane crash charged with impaired flying

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The pilot of a plane that crashed at Swift Current has been charged with impaired flying. At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, members from the Swift Current Rural Detachment w. . .READ MORE

Enbridge Line 3 Replacement: Banister named contractor for local spread

[ • By World Spectator]
Banister has been named the contractor for Spreads 5 and 6 of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project, which covers eastern Saskatchewan, while OJ Pipelines will be working on. . .READ MORE

Second fatal fire in SE Sask

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For the second time in less than a week there has been a fatal fire in Southeast Saskatchewan. One person passed away in a fire in Moosomin Saturday and two people have been f. . .READ MORE

RCMP investigate fatal collision involving police officers

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At 9:20 p.m. Tuesday May 15, Estevan RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a car approximately 1.5 kilometers east of Lampman, Sk on Highway #361. Initial investigation has revealed the car was travelling eastbound, left the road and rolled. The 55-year-old male driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scen. . .

RCMP plan impaired driving blitz

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RCMP in Moosomin and across the country will be taking part in an impaired driving blitz during the May long weekend. National Impaired Driving Day is Saturday May 19th and Road Safety Week is May 18th to 24th. During the May long weekend police will be patrolling extensively on the lookout for impaired drivers, suspended drivers, ensuring. . .

Rance Cardinal reaches Saskatchewan

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Rance Cardinal arrived in Saskatchewan Thursday on his walk from northwest Ontario to Humboldt in honor of the Humboldt Broncos. Its not every day Im able to go to a Jets game. Its maybe once a year. I had my sign saying I just want to be on TV. Minutes before we saw the breaking news on the TV, he says. It was just like a shockwave of. . .

Fire bans in effect

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Fire bans have been put in effect throughout the area due to extremely dry conditions this spring. In the area covered by the Moosomin fire department, including the RMs of Moosomin and Martin and the town of Moosomin, a fire ban is in effect. Screen covered fire pits and fire rings under constant supervision are allowed. Each municipality ha. . .

One fatality, one hospitalized from Moosomin fire

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One person has passed away and one person was taken to hospital in Regina by STARS as a result of a fire in Moosomin overnight. In the early morning hours of Saturday, May 12, 2018, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Moosomin RCMP responded to a house fire in Moosomin. Moosomin Fire Department were on scene working to extinguish the fire when RCMP arri. . .

Rance Cardinal arrives in Moosomin today

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Rance Cardinal, who is walking from northwest Ontario to Humboldt to show support for the Humboldt Broncos, started walking from the Saskatchewan border this morning and will be in Moosomin around 2 pm this afternoon. Anyone who wants to meet Rance can meet at the Borderland Co-op C-Store on the Trans-Canada Highway. The arrival time is app. . .

Enbridge files exceptions to Minnesota decision

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Enbridge filed today its Exceptions to the Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Recommendations of the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC). Following a comprehensive review of the non-binding ALJ recommendation on the Line 3 Replacement Project, Enbridge's Exceptions filing reinforces the evi. . .

Rance Cardinal coming through area

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Rance Cardinal, who is walking from northwestern Ontario to Humboldt in support of the Humboldt Broncos, will be passing through the area over the next few days. He expects to make it to Virden Wednesday afternoon, then will be passing through Elkhorn, Fleming, Moosomin, Wapella and Whitewood as he continues his walk westward. Rance will foll. . .

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