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A bail hearing was set for April 19 for Connie Oakes, who faces charges of aggravated assault, forcible confinement and uttering threats in connection to an alleged stabbing at a Maple Creek residence April 5.

Chinook’s 2017-18 budget has experienced the greatest impact of all Saskatchewan school divisions by a combination of the provincial deficit, the educational finance funding model review and a reallocation of resources.

“Drop Everything and Read Rallies” are taking place outside Saskatchewan MLA’s offices and at libraries across Saskatchewan on Friday, April 7 to speak out against the Government of Saskatchewan’s major funding cuts to Saskatchewan’s public library system.

A reduction in funding from the provincial government along with the cost of the landfill transition will have a significant impact on the Town of Gull Lake’s budget for 2017.

Producers will have an opportunity to receive updates on organic research at an upcoming spring workshop in Swift Current, April 7. 

The event is hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Swift Current Research and Development Centre in association with SaskOrganics. It takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the  Swift Current Research and Development Centre.

Government has approved a request by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) to change auto insurance rates for light vehicles to match updates to the Canadian Loss Experience Automobile Rating (CLEAR) damage rate group table.  Changes take effect May 21, 2017.

The creation of a positive and respectful relationship is an important part of the interaction between the Chinook School Division and Hutterite colonies.

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