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RCMP investigating death of 20-year-old woman on Cote First Nation

The Kamsack RCMP is investigating the death of a 20-year-old woman found at a residence on the Cote First Nation on Saturday.

The RCMP was called at 6:45 a.m. 96 more words


Yorkton, Sask. business sector cleaning up following flood

An aggressive storm cell that dumped up to 60 millimetres of rain on Yorkton, Sask. on Sunday has some businesses closed following the long weekend. 371 more words


Weekend tornado destroys home outside Melville, Sask.

A family north of Melville, Sask. is sifting through the remains of their home after one of two tornadoes that touched down on Sunday tore through their property. 593 more words


Two tornadoes touch down, leaving one home destroyed near Melville

Homes are wrecked and a community has declared a state of emergency after a weekend storm in southeastern Saskatchewan that produced two tornadoes.

Late Sunday afternoon and evening, a tornado touched down near Fenwood north of Melville and near Leech Lake south of Yorkton, said Saskatchewan’s commissioner of emergency management Duane McKay. 354 more words


Tornado rips apart barn near Melville, Sask., 2nd tornado destroys modular home

UPDATE: Environment Canada says preliminary assessments indicate both tornadoes were EF2 strength.

Environment Canada tells Global News that preliminary assessments indicate that both tornadoes that touched down in the Yorkton area were EF2 strength. 415 more words


Environment Canada issues tornado warning for east-central Saskatchewan

A tornado warning is in effect for areas of east-central Saskatchewan including Canora, Kamsack, Yorkton, Melville and Esterhazy, with a tornado reported to have touched down near Melville, heading northeast, shortly after 4 p.m. 66 more words


Champ wins her own Prairie gamble

Like the prairie settlers whose stories she has helped bring to life, Joan Champ gambled and won.

Fifteen years ago Champ left her job to follow her passion — western Canadian history. 1,427 more words