Throwback Thursday: From the Preeceville Progress files

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Dates listed refer to publication dates not the dates of the events.)


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April 26, 1973- Dennis Osatiuk of Preeceville was elected president of the new North Eastern Saskatchewan Senior Baseball League.


April 16, 1971- The Royal Canadian Legion zone rally was held in Sturgis with branch members from Preeceville, Lintlaw, Kelvington, Endeavour and Sturgis all in attendance.


June 2, 1977- A cottage owners’ group at Crystal Lake is planning a meeting to lower the level of the water at the lake and to improve access to cottages.


June 30, 1977- Maj. R.L. Sawchuk, originally of Endeavour, has assumed duties of the commanding officer at the Canadian Forces Station at Beaverlodge near Trumpeter, Alberta.


November 29, 1979- There were 126 moose reported at the November checking station at Usherville.


February 27, 1969- Twenty-six rinks were entered in the ladies’ bonspiel at Preeceville.


September 12, 1974- Operations were stalled at the Preeceville branch of the Saskatchewan Dairy Producers Co-op building as the result of a fire.


April 8, 1971- A walk-a-thon from Preeceville to Endeavour raised $1,400.


June 29, 1972- Tom Meester of Preeceville, owner of Dutch Oven Bakery in Preeceville, sold the bakery to Nick Groot of Lloydminster.