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Kidney donor sought for Rosthern woman with CKD

Eunice Hein and her husband John Hein of Rosthern are hoping that a kidney donor can be found so that Eunice, who has Chronic Kidney Disease, can receive a transplant in the near future

Six years ago, during a routine blood test, Eunice Hein of Rosthern found out there was something not quite right with her kidneys.

It was a shock because she had no pain or other symptoms.

Further tests revealed that she has Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

Nicknamed ‘the silent killer’ because there are no signs or symptoms until its fifth and final stage, CKD has no cure. The only options for people with stage 5 CKD are dialysis or a transplant. Continue reading “Kidney donor sought for Rosthern woman with CKD”

Area players to take on USA in Can-Am Bowl

An American player attempts to tackle a Canadian ball carrier during the Can-Am Bowl game in Kerrobert in 2017

The best six-man high school football players in Saskatchewan and Alberta will be taking on the United States during the Can-Am Bowl in Wakaw on Saturday, July 6.

Area teams are well represented on the Team Canada roster this year. Continue reading “Area players to take on USA in Can-Am Bowl”

Rosthern, Aberdeen win CVAC Junior Curling crowns

Darius Bueckert and Emma Harder of the Waldheim Raiders mixed curling team bring the rock over the hog line during the CVAC Junior Curling Championship that was held at the Martensville Curling Club on March 8 and 9

The Central Valley Athletic Conference (CVAC) Junior Curling Championships featured some fierce competition, as the Rosthern High Huskies won both the boys and mixed divisions, while the Aberdeen Composite Crusaders came out on top of the girls category. Continue reading “Rosthern, Aberdeen win CVAC Junior Curling crowns”