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Employees Purchase a Local Saskatchewan Paper to Keep It from Closing

Employees Purchase a Local Saskatchewan Paper to Keep It from Closing

By The Canadian Press

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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – A group of employees at a Saskatchewan daily newspaper say they’ve reached a deal to purchase the outlet and run it as an independent publication.

Star News Publishing says it’s sold the Prince Albert Daily Herald to a group of employees led by publisher Donna Pfeil.

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Christmas Trees Offered to Get Rid of Invasive Spruce Trees in 2 Provinces

Christmas Trees Offered to Get Rid of Invasive Spruce Trees in 2 Provinces

By The Canadian Press

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People tie up a free Christmas tree that they cut down in a handout photo from the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The trees aren’t native to the area where they are growing. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO- Nature Conservancy of Canada)

EDMONTON – Christmas trees are available for free in Saskatchewan or by donation in Alberta this weekend — and it’s for a good cause.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is hosting tree harvesting events on Saturday in central Alberta and near Saskatoon in an attempt to get rid of invasive spruce trees.

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Saskatchewan Man Finds New Winnipeg House in His Farm Field

Saskatchewan Man Finds New Winnipeg House in His Farm Field

By The Canadian Press

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A house being transferred from Winnipeg ended up in a farmer’s field in rural Saskatchewan. (PATRICK MAZE / FACEBOOK)

PILOT BUTTE, Sask. – Patrick Maze is used to seeing flax and weeds on his farm field east of Regina, but where did the brand-new beautiful house come from?

Maze was driving by his land last week and noticed the home sitting on a big trailer where there should have been nothing but rolling prairie.

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Semi Driver Killed When Truck Flips on Highway 10

Semi Driver Killed When Truck Flips on Highway 10

RCMP Logo VehicleThe driver of a semi-trailer truck was killed Saturday when his rig flipped onto its roof on Highway 10.

RCMP say the truck was travelling southbound approximately 35 kilometres north of Cranberry Portage just before 9 a.m. when the driver veered onto the right-hand side shoulder. Police say it’s believed the driver overcorrected and flipped the semi.

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Former Winnipeg TV News Director Facing New Bank Robbery Charges in Regina

Former Winnipeg TV News Director Facing New Bank Robbery Charges in Regina

By The Canadian Press

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Steve Vogelsang is seen in a still grab from a surveillance video during a robbery in Medicine Hat earlier this month. (MEDICINE HAT POLICE SERVICE)

WINNIPEG – A former Winnipeg television news director is facing more bank robbery charges.

Regina police charged Stephen Vogelsang on Friday with three separate bank robberies in that city.

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Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

By Chris Zuk, Bison Sports

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University of Manitoba Bisons and the Saskatchewan Huskies clash in the Herd’s season home opener at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG – Now that is a way to get your first Canadian university football coaching win. First-year football head coach of the Saskatchewan Huskies Scott Flory was dumped with Gatorade after leading the unranked Huskies to a road upset 44-23 win over #10 ranked Manitoba Bisons at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1 afternoon in front of 1,501 fans.

This was the first Canada West game of the 2017 season for both teams.

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Building on the Move Cutting Power in Brandon Area

Building on the Move Cutting Power in Brandon Area

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A planned power outage on Tuesday, June 27 will affect customers near the Trans-Canada Highway in the Brandon area.

A large building being moved to Saskatchewan will need power lines temporarily shut off to ensure a safe passage. The move will begin at Riverbend Colony southeast of Carberry.

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