Plenty of high octane excitement at Kindersley dirt drags

Tractor classes included mini pullers, modified minis, a super modified mini, smokers, modified and super modified

Plenty of high octane excitement at Kindersley dirt dragsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Mud racing and tractor pulling fans old and new had a lot to cheer about on the weekend when the sounds of raw horsepower rang out loudly from east of Kindersley. After a one-year hiatus, the Canadian Mud Racing Organization (CMRO) returned to the East-Forty Motorplex five miles east of…

Peewee Royals win provincial championship

The Royals won three of their four round-robin games to move on to championship Sunday, where they mercied their final two opponents en route to the championship

Peewee Royals win provincial championshipKevin McBain of The Clarion For the second straight weekend, a Kindersley team has claimed a provincial championship. This time it was the Peewee Royals winning in fine style with a mercy-rule win Sunday afternoon. The Kindersley Bantams won it all last weekend. The tournament was held in Moosomin with 10 teams taking part in the…

Paving crews working on roads in Kindersley

The town has also announced that traffic lights will be added to the new poles at Main Street intersections to help pedestrians

Paving crews working on roads in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion An asphalt paving contractor is in Kindersley working on roads across town. Paving crews have been patching roads while they work on larger projects. Kim Vogel, the town’s director of transportation and environment, said the pavers arrived in Kindersley July 17. The main paving work takes place on Sixth Avenue…

Raiders finish second in A; Klippers win B side at championships

Fourteen teams from Saskatchewan and Alberta battled through the blazing heat and wind to try to earn the titles at the 32nd annual Western Canadian Oldtimers and Senior Men’s Baseball Championship

Raiders finish second in A; Klippers win B side at championshipsKevin McBain of The Clarion The mercury rose to more than 30C for all three days of the Red Lion Inn 32nd annual Western Canadian Oldtimers and Senior Men’s Baseball Championship held in Kindersley last weekend. Fourteen teams from Saskatchewan and Alberta battled through the blazing heat and wind to try to earn titles. A…

Elizabeth Middle School students get published

All of the students are in Maureen Dobbin’s Grade 6 class: Danielle LaClare, Benjamin Ortman, Rowan Dimitroff, Riley Becker and Brooklyn Davis

Elizabeth Middle School students get publishedKevin McBain of The Clarion Five Grade 6 students from Elizabeth Middle School have had their short stories published in a new book. The book, named The Surprise, is a collection of short stories written by young Canadians. It’s available for purchase online and in book stores. The stories were to be a maximum of…

Local heroes: luncheon honours emergency workers

EMS crews from Kindersley respond to 40 to 60 calls for service each month, with the calls coming at any time

Local heroes: luncheon honours emergency workersKenneth Brown of The Clarion Representatives from various emergency services groups gave a snapshot of their duties and challenges to people at a special luncheon last week. The Kindersley Chamber of Commerce presented its inaugural Local Heroes and Big Hearts luncheon on July 14 at the Kindersley & District Plains Museum. People in attendance had…

Bantam Royals are provincial champions

“It was a great team effort, with all 12 of our players contributing to the team offensively and defensively,” said Coach Ken Francis

Bantam Royals are provincial championsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Bantam Royals are provincial champions! The team made the six-and-a-half hour trek to Carnduff to compete in the seven-team Bantam AA Tier 4 provincial championships on the weekend and went undefeated. “We had a really good draw,” said Coach Ken Francis. “We played in kind of a reduced…

Town asked to consider local development appeals board

Brett Bacon believes that having an appeals board outside of the community has, in a way, prevented him from being able to get an approval to build his garage

Town asked to consider local development appeals boardKenneth Brown of The Clarion A Kindersley resident has asked the town’s elected officials to consider appointing a local development appeals board. Brett Bacon appeared at the council meeting on July 17. He told council he recently went through the development appeal process because the house on a property he owns was built too deep…

Adrenaline-pumping action comes to Kindersley this weekend

Drag racers from all over Western Canada and deep in the U.S. will take a run at the 200-foot track, including Kindersley’s own Good to Go Racing team

Adrenaline-pumping action comes to Kindersley this weekendKevin McBain of The Clarion Adrenaline junkies, this is your weekend. This Friday and Saturday, some of the fastest and loudest machines on the planet will be in Kindersley for the Kindersley Dirt Drags and Truck and Tractor Pulls at the East-Forty racing complex just five miles east of Kindersley on Highway 7. Drag racers…

Home Hardware closes its doors in Kindersley

Wayne Palmer, a solvency trustee, said the limited company that operated the store has opted to file for bankruptcy. No other Home Hardware stores are affected

Home Hardware closes its doors in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Home Hardware Building Centre has closed its doors for good because the limited company that owns the business has filed for bankruptcy. The business closed suddenly last week and a handwritten note was posted at the business advising people that the store had been closed. The message provided…
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