Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community

High winds, heavy rain cause widespread damage and some flooding

Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion A severe storm system and suspected plow wind has left its mark on Kindersley with varying degrees of damage to structures throughout the community. The Kindersley area was placed under a severe thunder storm warning on July 10 and at approximately 7 p.m., a violent storm system was unleashed…

Youth pull handcarts across the prairie in pioneer re-enactment

Through heat and driving winds, they slept in tents, ate biscuits and stew, and struggled to pull and push a loaded cart over the hills and mud ruts

Youth pull handcarts across the prairie in pioneer re-enactment  Contributed story For four days from July 6-9, a group of 80 Saskatchewan teenagers gave up cellphones and the comforts of home to don pioneer clothing and pull handcarts for 30 km across the open prairie. Through exhausting heat and driving winds, they slept in tents, ate biscuits and stew, and struggled to pull…

Eatonia’s Golightly to enter provincial baseball hall of fame

Inducted in the individual category as a player/builder for his contribution to the rich Saskatchewan baseball history

Eatonia’s Golightly to enter provincial baseball hall of fameSubmitted by Jane Shury James D. Golightly of Eatonia, Sask., will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame, Individual Category, as a Player/Builder, for his contribution to our rich Saskatchewan baseball history. Jim Golightly was born in Eatonia on April 16, 1938. At the age of 14, Golightly began playing senior men’s fastball for four years in Mantario, Sask. In…

Dirt racers, tractor pull competitors ready to roar

Drag races set for this weekend. Event also features cabarets on both nights, monster truck rides and inflatable jumpers for the children

Dirt racers, tractor pull competitors ready to roarKenneth Brown of The Clarion The roar of blown engines will be heard east of Kindersley on the weekend with the return of dirt racers and tractor pullers to the East 40 Motorplex. The Kindersley Dirt Drags and Truck and Tractor Pulls take place on July 20-21 at the motorplex located five miles east of…

Klippers add depth and youth over summer

SJHL team announces a three-player trade and signees for the 2018-19 season

Klippers add depth and youth over summerKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers have been busy in the offseason. The team has just announced a three-player trade and its signees for the 2018-19 season. The Klippers announced a three-player deal with the Drumheller Dragons on July 4 and the team acquired a pair of players from Drumheller for…

Only five draws left in Chase the Ace

A total of $5,873 has been won by the 21 draw winners and the draws are held every other Thursday

Only five draws left in Chase the AceKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Community Service Group is hopeful ticket sales ramp up for its Chase the Ace draw with only five draws remaining before the draw ends. The most recent draw took place on July 5 at the Elks Hall. Darlene May, a volunteer that helps to sell Chase the Ace…

Bantam Royals go undefeated at tournament

Dominating bantam baseball performance in Macklin last weekend

Bantam Royals go undefeated at tournamentClarion Staff The Kindersley Bantam Royals are nearing the end of a successful season with two tournament wins including a dominating performance in Macklin last weekend. The tournament in Macklin was held on July 7-8 and there were six teams in the tournament. The Bantam Royals won all four of their games to win their…

Royals girls compete in provincials

The minor ball team had close to half first-year players, which should mean a good core of girls for next year

Royals girls compete in provincials  Clarion staff The Kindersley Royals squirt girls softball team placed  fourth among eight teams at the under-12 C girls north provincial playoffs in Rosetown on July 6-8 but played competitively. The Edam Blue Sox beat them 17-14 in the bronze-medal game. That came after a semifinal game in which the eventual champions, the Shellbrook…

Town to customize incentive for local company

Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership, plans to develop a parcel of land on the south side of Highway 7

Town to customize incentive for local companyKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials are going to customize a tax incentive for a local farm implement dealership looking to develop a parcel of land on the east edge of town. Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership on 12th Ave. West, has plans to develop a parcel of land…

Raiders and Stallions move on to playoffs

Pair of Kindersley teams are part of Fertile Valley Baseball League playoffs

Raiders and Stallions move on to playoffs  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The 2018 Fertile Valley Baseball League regular season came to an end on Monday night, and a pair of Kindersley teams are part of the playoff picture. The Kindersley Raiders have secured a first-round bye thanks to finishing in second place in the FVBL standings with a record of…

A lot of baseball to be played this weekend

Annual senior and oldtimers tournament at Berard and Flanagan fields

A lot of baseball to be played this weekendKenneth Brown of The Clarion The sounds of America’s pastime shall be ringing out from Berard and Flanagan fields this weekend during an annual senior and oldtimers tournament. The 33rd annual Red Lion Inn and Cold Beer and Wine Store Western Canadian Oldtimers & Senior Men’s Baseball Championship takes place this weekend on July 13-15.…

Legion serves community and beyond

Meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month at the Legion Hall at 7:30 p.m. The branch welcomes new members and those who want to find out more

Legion serves community and beyondKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley branch of the Royal Canadian Legion has been a fixture in town for several decades and its members continue to be active in the community. There are several ways to support a community, and joining a service club or fraternal organization is one way to give back. Membership…

Kindersley Mason receives special recognition

Harold Appleby given the provincial Grand Master’s Masonic Meritorious Service Award after 63 years of active service

Kindersley Mason receives special recognitionKenneth Brown of The Clarion Harold Appleby has been a member of the Kindersley Masonic Lodge for 63 years and his influence on a provincial grand master earned him special recognition. The long-time Mason has received the Grand Master’s Masonic Meritorious Service Award, a provincial honour that is given out at the direction of the…

Community celebrates KCS graduating class of 2018

Valedictorian Kevin Pinno encouraged the graduates to think back to the positive things

Community celebrates KCS graduating class of 2018Clarion Staff The Class of 2018 from Kindersley Composite School (KCS) has celebrated its achievements and graduates are moving on to the next chapters of their lives. The formal graduation exercises were held at the Co-op Arena on June 28. A total of 64 graduates shared the stage to wrap up their final formal task…
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