Bantam Wheat Kings battle P.A. in game three tonight

Minor hockey roundup: peewees eliminated from playoffs; midget girls' fate hangs in balance

Bantam Wheat Kings battle P.A. in game three tonightCrossroads staff Peewees The Peewee Wheat Kings battled but in the end came up short in their playoff run. The Wheat Kings dropped both of their games against the Tisdale Ramblers in their best-of-three semifinal series. They lost game one, March 1st in Star City, 6-3 and fought hard in game two Saturday in Kindersley,…

Outlaws, Red Lions in SWHL final

Provincial playoff field narrows; Luke Sproule named league rookie of the year

Outlaws, Red Lions in SWHL finalCrossroads staff The Kindersley Red Lions will take on the regular-season champions, the Wilkie Outlaws, in the SWHL finals beginning Sunday in a rematch of the 2014-15 finals that the Outlaws won. The Outlaws defeated the upstart Unity Miners in three straight games in their best-of-five series to advance to the final, winning game one…

Premier Moe’s job is getting tougher

In the month since being selected as the new Sask. Party leader, credit Moe for overseeing a smooth transition

Premier Moe’s job is getting tougherSo far, so good for new Saskatchewan Party government Premier Scott Moe. That said, there is a rather large second shoe to drop on April 10 – the day the 2018-19 provincial budget is presented – that will be rather difficult for the province’s new premier. And there are a couple tests for Moe even…

Wilkie Outlaws advance to SWHL finals

Macklin and Kindersley battling for the other spot in the finals. Provincial playoffs continue on several fronts

Wilkie Outlaws advance to SWHL finalsCrossroads staff The Wilkie Outlaws have advanced to the Sask West Hockey League finals. The Outlaws disposed of the Unity Miners, sweeping their best-of-five series, after winning game one 6-2, game two 4-2 and game three 8-4. In the other semifinals, the Macklin Mohawks won the first two games 6-3 and 4-3 over the Kindersley…

SVHL semifinals begin tonight

Kyle heads to Delisle in game one tonight at 8 p.m. Central Butte is in Eston for their series opener at 8:30 p.m.

SVHL semifinals begin tonightCrossroads staff We’re down to the final four in the SVHL playoffs and the two series kick off tonight. Kyle will head to Delisle in game one tonight at 8 p.m. Central Butte will be in Eston for their series opener tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Colostrum helps beef calves build their immune systems

Calves that don’t ingest enough high-quality colostrum soon after birth are three times more likely to get sick

Colostrum helps beef calves build their immune systemsBy Travis Peardon Once again calving season is upon us. Did you know newborn calves do not have a fully developed immune system when they are born? Colostrum intake for newborns, therefore, is critical. Colostrum is the first milk available to a newborn calf; it is rich in proteins and antibodies. The main antibody in…

Why this is the year to take several pre-seed actions

Weed researchers are reporting increases in herbicide-resistant weed populations across Western Canada

Why this is the year to take several pre-seed actionsSimon North Cargill AG expert Many prairie growers are now tank mixing herbicides and making a pre-seed pass in their cereal rotation. Here are four reasons to do the same in canola. More growers are starting to tank mix two herbicide modes of action for a pre-seed burndown in their cereal crop. I want to…

Coyotes spotted near communities

If you spot a coyote, keep your distance, make noise and don’t approach the animal

Coyotes spotted near communitiesCrossroads Staff There have been recent reports of coyotes hanging around a couple of communities in the area. The provincial ministry of environment has provided information on coyote awareness. Conservation officers are part of the ministry of environment, so the ministry was contacted to comment on coyotes. Due to a byelection in the Kindersley constituency,…

Kindersley byelection polls now open

If registered voters haven’t received their voter information card in the mail, they should contact Elections Saskatchewan

Kindersley byelection polls now openCrossroads Staff The Kindersley byelection takes place next Thursday and eligible voters will have five additional days of advanced voting to cast ballots starting with today. The advanced polls will be held from Feb. 23 to 27. The advanced voting takes place on Feb. 23, 26 and 27 from 3 to 10 p.m., and Feb.…
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