Category Archives: Press-Herald

Tomorrow’s paper

You don’t want to miss the February 10th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. There is a little bit of everything in it. Check it out for the two pages of babies alone, to say nothing of:

  • photos and an article about the new wastewater system, now operational, at Unity SK;
  • a short history of the Unity Legion Ladies Auxiliary, who sadly are disbanding as the numbers have shrunk down to five members;
  • an interview with Light of Christ Catholic School Board trustee Gerald Beres; and
  • award winner names and photos from the Unity Wildlife Federation’s annual wildlife dinner.

Of course, there are also updates on hockey, curling and an RCMP too.

This shot of the control panel for one of the two MemFree water treatment systems at Unity’s wastewater treatment plant gives an overview of the system.

at the wastewater treatment plant in Unity SK

Today’s paper

The Unity Wilkie Press-Herald is your best source for local news, information about local people and advertising about local events. Check out the February 3rd issue for:

  • a story and photos on local champions in the show ring;
  • information about Tramping Lake’s upcoming centennial celebrations;
  • a profile on your local school trustee; and
  • some local history, featuring the Unity Wagon Wheel Square Dance Club.

An introduction to a new business in town, the latest report on the Midget AA Lazers, details from the RCMP on the calls they have been handling in town and an update on Unity’s Unite for a Miracle fundraisers are all also within the pages of your local paper.

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Today’s paper

You don’t want to miss the January 13th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. It’s the annual tribute to Minor Hockey and you can check out all the boys and girls playing hockey in Unity and Wilkie, Saskatchewan. How many names and/or faces do you recognize?

Of course, we still have all the regular features such as the latest RCMP report, our editorial page, Blast from the Past, the SWHL report and so on. Also featured this week are:

  • a story about the Unite for a Miracle campaign which was kicked off this week with a fundraising barbecue and a talk at UCHS – attended by all 3 Unity schools – from Telemiracle 41 Chair Darcy Wildeman;
  • Living Sky and Light of Christ school divisions hold a joint press conference;
  • Gerry Ritz speaks out on drywall duties; and
  • Duelling Pianos, to be the entertainment at Celebrate Unity 2017 in March.

Speaking of Celebrate Unity 2017, remember that anyone may nominate a business, group or individual who’s gone above and beyond in service, whether to the public at large, the community or their pet project. Just email helena@helenalong.com with your nomination before February 6.

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Tomorrow’s paper

Be sure to check out the first Press-Herald of 2017:

  • find out who won the “grand in their hand”
  • a quick review of Unity events in 2016 and what’s upcoming in 2017;
  • advice on how to pass down your heirlooms; and
  • coverage of Secret Santa donations and assembly night!

Below, any 1960s teens and hippies would have enjoyed seeing this creation, an entry into the Prairie Branches gingerbread house competition. Yes, that’s a peace sign on the roof, along with some flowers! An open house at the activity centre in Wilkie Dec. 14 had the gingerbread houses and other creations on display, along with many other activities for visitors.

Prairie Branches gingerbread house competition

A Thursday paper

Now that everyone is starting to get used to Friday distribution of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald, we’re going to mix it up a bit and give you this week’s paper a day early! That’s because Christmas is on a Sunday so all staff are taking Friday off in lieu!

In the December 22nd issue, you will find:

  • details on a house fire in Wilkie, that has displaced a family just 10 days before Christmas;
  • an introduction to Unity’s new recreation director;
  • the final installment of Cancer Diary; and
  • photos and a description of Unity’s Carol Festival.

Of course, yes, you will also find the usual fare of hockey reports, an RCMP report and our editorial page, along with – this week only – a Christmas message from Premier Brad Wall.

MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERYONE!!

Today’s paper

Yes, it’s Christmas time at the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald office! You do NOT want to miss the December 16th issue, 48 pages of news, Letters to Santa, recipes and more, all for the same low price of only $1.25 at the news stand, less if you’re a subscriber. (Call 306-843-8030 if you want to subscribe, or buy a subscription for someone else – it makes a great last minute gift!)

Along with all the Christmas fun, Friday’s paper will include:

  • photos and an article on Paint Nite in Unity;
  • an introduction to Lonestar Towing, Unity’s towing company, and its owners;
  • the latest report on the Midget AA Lazars, along with a minor hockey report;
  • details on a special kindness and “mix-it-up” project at UCHS; and
  • the usual fare of RCMP reports, editorial page, etc.

Below, these jolly snowmen liven up the common area at Parkview Place in Unity.

Christmas decorations

Tomorrow’s paper

Lots of Christmas info, most photos and stories of past events and ads for upcoming items, in tomorrow’s Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. Be sure to check it out for:

  • photos from Winter Wonderland events and Santa’s visit last Saturday;
  • a public health advisory on flu and whooping cough;
  • details on a world UFE gold medal for a Unity resident; and
  • details on a provincial gold medal for a Unity music student.

You will also find details on the Warriors football awards and local lottery winners along with the usual fare of hockey reports, RCMP report, Blast from the Past and some humour from Kaare Askildt.

Friday’s paper

You will want to get a copy of the November 25th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald even if for no reason other than the list of Winter Wonderland activities on the back page. Yes, it is already Winter Wonderland time, coming up next week Thursday, December 1. Different events/activities start at different times although 9 pm is the latest anything goes.

Of course, there is lots of other information in your local community newspaper too! Check it out Friday for:

  • details on how Unity compares to other communities with respect to commercial property taxes;
  • a story on a neighbouring community that conducted a survey by drone;
  • a report on the Lazer Midget AA, complete with photos; and
  • some provincial news for hunters, including info about a new mapping tool for your smartphone.

Along with the RCMP report, editorial page, Blast From the Past, etc.

 

Friday’s paper

Full of news and photographs, the November 18th Press-Herald is 20 pages long. Pick one up at the grocery stores, drug store or C-store, or call 306-228-2267 to subscribe! This week’s features include:

  • a collage of Remembrance Day photos;
  • some Parkview Place history as the assisted living and seniors’ residence celebrates 10 years later this month;
  • details on a local Movember challenge; and
  • a report on senior girls’ volleyball as the Warriors head off to provincials this weekend.

All that, along with police reports and photos, Les Johnson’s hockey reports, humour from Wilkie columnist Kaare Askildt, the editorial page and more.

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Friday’s paper out today

Due to the observation of Remembrance Day, the November 11th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald rem wilkie wreath poppyis only being distributed today. Check it out for:

  • a brief introduction to the new Lutheran pastor in town;
  • a profile on retired councillor Don Robertson who served 28 years on Unity town council;
  • a story on partsperson Jackson Winterhalt, who had on the top mark in Saskatchewan on his journeyperson’s exam; and
  • results of the junior volleyball district tournaments.

You will also find the RCMP report, hockey reports, school news and a timeline of the events in Kerrobert that culminated in the arrest of Johan Klassen, Jr.