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PotashCorp and Agrium announced Wednesday that they'll operate under the name Nutrien once regulators approve a proposed merger deal.

PotashCorp, Agrium reveal new name ahead of merger

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 1:45pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 4:38pm

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. have picked the new name they'll operate under once they're allowed to proceed with a proposed merger.

The new company...

Surveillance footage of a suspect and vehicle used during a farmyard robbery near Wilkie on May 23, 2017.

RCMP looking for suspects in $50K theft on Wilkie farmyard

By 650 CKOM May 26, 2017 - 4:13pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 4:15pm

RCMP are asking for help to identify suspects after a farmyard near Wilkie was robbed early Tuesday morning.

Police said around 2:30 a.m. on May 23, numerous items were...

Tom Fortosky, spokesperson for the Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association, met with media in Saskatoon Friday to talk about plans to appeal a recent court decision that will impact their funding.

Sask. Catholic schools to appeal funding decision

By Chris Carr April 28, 2017 - 8:56pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:00pm

The province's eight Catholic school boards are unanimously endorsing a move to appeal a recent court decision, known as the Theodore case.  

The judge ruled the...

Forestry remains an important industry in northern Saskatchewan, where it is the second most important economic driver.

Sask. economic 'bright spot' hit with new tariff

By Chris Carr April 25, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 6:45am

Quebec and B.C. will be hit the hardest by new duties imposed on the Canadian softwood lumber bound for the U.S. – but they won't be the only ones.

On Tuesday, the Trump...

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters on April 21, 2017 law enforcement has redeployed resources to the border to control flow of illegal crossings.

'Hideous crime:' Goodale reacts to Sask. human smuggling case

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 21, 2017 - 7:09pm Updated: April 21, 2017 - 7:15pm

Federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is commending law enforcement along the border after a woman was arrested for human smuggling this week.   Speaking to reporters in...

U.S. President Donald Trump took issue with Canada's milk quota system during a stop in Wisconsin to chat with dairy farmers Tuesday.

SaskMilk swings back after Trump NAFTA comments

By JT Marshall April 19, 2017 - 11:31am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 1:59pm

The Sask. dairy industry is sour over comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Trump’s decision to call out Canada by...

Ice damage to a bridge in the R.M. of Torch River led to its closure one week before a local state of emergency was declared.

Torch River declares local emergency due to road failures

By paNOW staff April 10, 2017 - 2:56pm Updated: April 10, 2017 - 3:00pm

The R.M. of Torch River has declared a state of local emergency due to infrastructure failures.

The emergency was declared due to an influx of road failures which led to...

A petition launched last year has more than 600 signatures in support of Strom.

Fundraising campaign started to help nurse pay fines

By JT Marshall April 7, 2017 - 8:37pm Updated: April 7, 2017 - 8:45pm

Nurses across Canada are rallying behind one of their own from Saskatchewan after she was fined for speaking out against the care of one of her family members.


Temperatures across Saskatchewan soared into the 20’s Thursday, with several communities breaking records.

Temperature records fall as brief heat wave hits Sask.

By 650 CKOM April 7, 2017 - 11:01am Updated: April 7, 2017 - 11:15am

It was an awesome start to April if you like warm weather.

Temperatures across Saskatchewan soared into the 20’s Thursday, with several communities breaking records....

Economists are expecting to see a reinvestment in the resource sector, particularly in the oil and gas sector, in 2017.

Sask. resources to rebound slightly in 2017: economist

By Britton Gray April 3, 2017 - 5:16pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 5:30pm

Saskatchewan's economy is set to rebound slightly in 2017.

That's according to the Conference Board of Canada, whose members were on hand for the Saskatchewan Economic...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will head to Washington to meet with the Trump administration to discuss trade on April 3, 2017.

Wall heads to Washington to highlight Canada-U.S. Trade

By Britton Gray April 2, 2017 - 9:24am Updated: April 2, 2017 - 9:24am

Premier Brad Wall is making his way south of the border to talk trade with members of the Trump Administration.

Wall will be in Washington from April 3-6 and will be...

Chris Muir says his children have come home from Pleasant Hill Community School with live lice eight times during the 2016-17 school year.

School head lice policies concerning for Saskatoon parents

By 650 CKOM March 30, 2017 - 6:31pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 6:45pm

A parent in Saskatoon is fed up with the education system and how they deal with head lice.   Chris Muir told 650 CKOM's John Gormley his children have come home from Pleasant...