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Tomorrow’s paper

All the details on the BIG news from two communities in the March 10th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald! Check it out for:

  • Unity’s $35,000-plus donation to Telemiracle 41; and
  • Wilkie’s successful bid for top 10 in Kraft Hockeyville

And yes, there’s other news too – a report and photos from the Unity high school’s third annual basketball Pink Game, a report on the opening of a new nurturing room for parents and infants at the Unity Community Resource Centre, an extensive report on the work needed to host the very successful Unity Music Festival (this year running from April 3 to 7 and in its 91st year) along with all the regular fare of RCMP reports, hockey reports and more.

7 am Sunday, March 12 to 9:59 pm Monday, March 13

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

A local girl heading to a world championship? Who won the vendors’ door prizes at the Trade Show and Fall Fair? Find out all the details in this Friday’s issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald, available October 14. You’ll also learn:

  • about the new archery club at UCHS;
  • how the Midget AA Lazers did in their first two games;
  • the details on a safe driving contest for teens; and
  • about the UCHS alumni volleyball tournament held over Thanksgiving weekend.

And yes, all the regular features will be there – the RCMP report, opinion on the editorial page, financial tips on page 7 and the popular Blast from the Past

Friday’s paper

When the August 26th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald hits the mailboxes and stores Friday morning, you can expect 20 pages of interesting and useful information. Some highlights to watch for:

  • a thoughtful piece on the benefits of Unity being an active community and hosting events, large and small;
  • tips from the RCMP on how to deal with callers pretending to demand money on behalf of Canada Revenue Agency (CRA);
  • an article about a little known supportive program for women cancer patients; and
  • a refresher on some of the rules around fishing in Saskatchewan.

There is also the latest RCMP report, a wrap on the NSRBL season and an editorial piece on the Colten Boushie shooting at Biggar. Lots to read about in this week’s issue!

Below, Rhett Feser of the Unity Cardinals runs for first base after a hit in the provincial final against Wilkie Aug. 14. Feser led the Cardinals in batting this year, finishing fourth overall in the league. He was also the third best pitcher in the NSRBL.

Unity Cardinals


Next week’s paper

As always, a great variety in next week’s Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. Check it out for such stories as:

  • an overview of a number of donation drives and fundraising efforts locally on behalf of the Fort McMurray evacuees;
  • results from the junior high track meet at Unity Composite High School;
  • official grand opening of Unity Community Daycare; and
  • no repairs on Main Street this year? Find out the reason why!

And yes, of course you will also find an RCMP report, an editorial and the ever-popular Top 10!

Next week’s paper

A great variety of news in Monday’s Unity Wilkie Press-Herald, everything ranging from:

  • a good news budget from the Town of Unity; to
  • a Fort McMurray evacuee’s story; to
  • high school basketball awards; to
  • a story and some great photos from St. Peter’s Church “Raise the Roof” fundraiser concert.

Serious news, adventure, sports, arts and culture – it’s all there in your local paper! Along with, of course, an RCMP report, local advertising and local obituaries. If you’re not a subscriber, pick up a copy and see what you think of our community newspaper!

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Next week’s paper

20 pages of: photos of your friends, neighbours and other Unity SK area residents; news about local events, success stories and police matters; ads from local businesses promoting themselves and sponsoring events and local charities – that’s what you can look forward to with the April 18th edition of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald.

More specifically, among other things, look for:

  • the exciting story of the Co-op’s Fuel Up to Win grand prize $100,000 winner – all of Western Canada takes part in this competition and the winner is a Unity area resident!
  • UCHS drama picks up some wins at the Regional Drama Festival;
  • photos and details on the Hospital Auxiliary’s contributions to our Health Centre; and
  • photos and details of the Miners’ awards night.

Next week’s paper

While we can’t bring you the sounds of Unity’s 89th Music Festival, we can bring you some of the sights at Sunday’s showcase performance, a report and a list of award winners. Look for those in the May 1st issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald, along with:

  • reminders from our bylaw officer as to what he will be on the lookout for in yards now that the snow has melted;
  • the first Saskatchewan crop report of the year; and
  • an interesting story on national insect research that the Grade 6 class at St. Peter’s is helping out with.

Of course, there’s also the RCMP report, thank you’s from community members, in memoriams, an obituary and ads for upcoming events.

Below, three antelope enjoy an undisturbed crop field northeast of town but they had best be warned – a few farmers have also been spotted out in the fields this week!

Saskatchewan crop land

Preview of March 23rd paper

Be sure to check out the ads in the March 23rd issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald as there are plenty of important dates to take note of (also updated on our calendar but the ads have more information), everything from another recycling meeting hosted by Loraas and the Town of Unity to the 11th annual Easter egg hunt at the community centre.

Of course, the paper is not all ads either! Look for:

  • an introduction to Unity’s new parks and recreation director;
  • information on the dirt piles on the UCHS football field;
  • highlights from the provincial budget debate in the Legislative Assembly March 18; and
  • of course, an RCMP report, school news and hockey updates too.

No longer a preview, so a summary …

Overrun by commitments the last week of February into the beginning of this week, there was no time to post a preview of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald March 2nd issue on Friday last. For those interested, here is a summary of what is in our community newspaper this week:

  • who won what at the Unity Wildlife Federation awards night;
  • local girls spend the February school break in Las Vegas, playing ball;
  • high school curling and basketball updates; and
  • a special, heart-felt letter to the editor.

Of course, you will also find the regular fare such as the RCMP Report, SWHL and minor hockey playoff news and the top 10.