Kindersly (SK) Red Lions split weekend games

They face the undefeated Outlaws in Wilkie on Friday and are in Eatonia on Saturday to take on the Huskies

Kindersly (SK) Red Lions split weekend gamesBy Kevin McBain The Kindersley Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions split their home games on the weekend against Macklin and Kerrobert and sit in fourth in the Sask. West Hockey League with a 4-3-1 record. The Red Lions closed off the weekend with a 7-4 win over the Kerrobert Tigers on Saturday after losing to…

Derek Dorsett forced to hang up the skates

Back issues force Kindersley product Derek Dorsett to leave the NHL after more than 500 games

Derek Dorsett forced to hang up the skatesKindersley Clarion staff Health problems are forcing Kindersley Sask.’s Derek Dorsett to hang up his skates. The National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks announced last week that due to the health risks associated with playing, the 30-year-old must retire. Dorsett has played 515 NHL games through 10 seasons (with 51 goals and 76 assists for 127…

Kindersley Klippers earn two points in Macklin; make trades

Newly-acquired forward Keilan Olson has seven goals and 17 assists in 24 games this season

Kindersley Klippers earn two points in Macklin; make tradesBy Kevin McBain The Kindersley Clarion The Kindersley Klippers had a light schedule this week, playing just a neutral site game in Macklin on Nov. 29, beating the La Ronge Ice Wolves 3-2. Fans got to see a wide-open Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League affair with the teams combining for 89 shots. The Klippers’ young guns…

Farmer donates estate to Kindersley SK hospital

The late Donnie Duncan Donald’s estate is estimated at more than $1 million

Farmer donates estate to Kindersley SK hospitalBy Kenneth Brown The Kindersley Clarion An estate worth more than $1 million has been donated to the Kindersley and District Health Centre by a former Brock-area resident. Donnie Duncan Donald, a farmer who lived in the Brock area, named the health centre as the beneficiary of his entire estate. The total donation was $979,562…

Kindersley (SK) Mall now officially under new ownership

The new owners knew the grocery store in the mall was closing but the Home Hardware closure came as a surprise

Kindersley (SK) Mall now officially under new ownershipKenneth Brown of The Clarion A real estate management firm has announced the closing of its transaction to acquire the Kindersley Mall as part of a large portfolio of 44 retail properties. Strathallan Capital Corp., a Toronto-based firm that manages and operates four private funds, issued a news release on Oct. 4 to announce the…

Another adjournment for Kindersley (SK) travel agent fraud case

Inaccurate CBC report draws discussion in court; return date of Nov. 7 set for the case

Another adjournment for Kindersley (SK) travel agent fraud caseThe criminal defence lawyer representing Leslie Glauser, a former Kindersley, Sask. travel agent charged with fraud, has requested another adjournment in the case. There was another matter of concern for the court regarding the case. Saskatchewan CBC reported that a two-day trial for Glauser would start in Kindersley on Oct. 3 and the report turned…

Historical harvest event met with sunshine and success

Antique tractors belonging to the museum’s collection were used to run the roughly 100-year-old threshing machines

Historical harvest event met with sunshine and successBy Kenneth Brown The Kindersley Clarion Farming in the 1920s had few similarities to farming in the 2010s, and members of the Kindersley (Saskatchewan) Antique Threshing Club continue to show people how it was once done. The threshing club held a third annual vintage threshing, horse and binder demonstration on Sept. 24 in a field…

Making a difference one brick at a time

Seven Saskatchewan students were among 28 Canadian students who recently returned from a Me to We trip to India

Making a difference one brick at a timeBy Kevin McBain The Kindersley Clarion Students from Saskatchewan's Kindersley Composite School are well known for helping others at home and abroad. Grade 12 students Jillian McArthur and Colton Leismeister recently returned from a Me to We trip, during which they helped build school rooms in India. McArthur was making her third trip with Me…

Blankets wrap cancer patients in comfort

Saskatchewan's Heather Wall created Visanbre Angel Blankets in honour of her aunts, all cancer victims

Blankets wrap cancer patients in comfortBy Kevin McBain and Anna Polsfut The Kindersley Clarion It’s a deadly disease and it’s guaranteed you know someone affected by it. Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada – one in four sufferers will die of the disease this year. It’s estimated that 206,200 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed this…

Former Saskatchewan MLA faces environmental charges

Boyd resigned as Kindersley MLA as of Sept. 1 but the charges came in his final days in office

Former Saskatchewan MLA faces environmental chargesFormer Kindersley (SK) MLA and Eston-area resident Bill Boyd faces charges in relation to altering land and wildlife habitat near the South Saskatchewan River. According to a media relations official for the Executive Council of the Saskatchewan government, Boyd has been charged with three violations under the province’s Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010, and…