Kindersley Threshing Club returns to field

The annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum

Kindersley Threshing Club returns to fieldKenneth Brown of The Clarion Members of the Kindersley Antique Threshing Club will be back in the field next Friday to show people how crops were seeded in the area a century ago. The club’s annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum. The demonstration…

Town to hold waste extravaganza Saturday

Items that can be dropped off include adhesives, aerosols, oil products, batteries, cleaners, fuels, mercury, paint, light bulbs, pesticides and fertilizers

Town to hold waste extravaganza SaturdayKenneth Brown of The Clarion A wider range of materials including hazardous waste will be accepted at the town’s landfill this coming Saturday during the 2018 Spring Waste Extravaganza. The Town of Kindersley is extending its landfill hours on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The town and its partners are holding the…

Eaton School video needs views to win

The school could win the $10,000 grand prize, or $7,500 that goes to the school with the video that gets the most views

Eaton School video needs views to winKenneth Brown of The Clarion The students and faculty at Eaton School in Eatonia have made a video and they need people to watch it online for a chance to win cash for the school. Nichole Bredy, a teacher in Eatonia, said the school has taken up a challenge made by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation…

Kindersley Rotary Club continues to impact community

Local clubs and organizations are being featured over a series of articles

Kindersley Rotary Club continues to impact communityKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Rotary Club has been supporting the community for more than two decades and the club is doing more to raise funds for its ongoing efforts. There are several ways to support a community, and joining a service club or fraternal organization is one way to give back. Membership…

Council reinstates grant program for community groups

Mill rate set; cannabis decision deferred; airport lot lease amended; Bill O'Sullivan named to park board

Council reinstates grant program for community groupsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have decided to reinstate the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) grant after receiving a letter about the funding. Council passed a resolution at a meeting on May 28 to rescind a prior resolution made in March to suspend the KCIP grant for 2018. The Town of…

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunity

Morton said he wanted to make sure the Kindersley Aquatics Centre project was well underway before he left

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunityKenneth Brown of The Clarion The head of the Town of Kindersley’s administration has announced he is moving on to a new position, and the search has already begun to find a replacement. A news release on May 25 states that Bernie Morton, the town’s chief administrative officer (CAO), has announced his resignation to pursue…

Town focusing on mosquitoes early in season

Malathion, an insecticide, is known to be effective in eradicating mosquitoes and ticks, which have also been a problem in recent years

Town focusing on mosquitoes early in seasonKenneth Brown of The Clarion It didn’t take long after the first heat and rainfall of the season for mosquitoes to become a problem so the Town of Kindersley is tackling the issue early this season. The town is taking a two-pronged approach to battling mosquitoes in response to another early-season presence by the pesky…

Theft and speeding continue to be concerns in the community

In April, there were eight thefts under $5,000, three possession of stolen goods, three mischief crimes, two frauds and two impaired driving violations

Theft and speeding continue to be concerns in the communityKenneth Brown of The Clarion Recent crime statistics for the Town of Kindersley show traffic violations and thefts to be ongoing concerns in the community since the spring began. The Kindersley RCMP detachment prepares reports for municipal officials in the area. Crimes committed in Kindersley over a three-month period from Feb. 1 to April 30…

Kindersley budget contains major capital spending

Expenditures of $23.1 million and revenues of $17.1 million mean $6 million is needed through borrowing and transfers from reserves

Kindersley budget contains major capital spendingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley’s 2018 budget contains the largest capital investment for several years to come with nearly $11.5 million in capital expenditures. Council members approved the 2018 budget at a meeting on May 7. With expenditures of more than $23.1 million and revenues of more than $17.1 million, there…

Council addresses two major projects at meeting

Tenders sought for construction of a new fire hall and an extension granted to the construction deadline for the new aquatics centre

Council addresses two major projects at meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have addressed several topics at a recent meeting, and two resolutions were passed regarding major capital projects in Kindersley. Council held a regular meeting on May 14, and members passed resolutions to publish a tender for construction of a new fire hall and to grant an…
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