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Local Theresa Brassard, 90, was involved in WWII for nearly a year as an ambulance driver. Friday's trip in the B-25 bomber was her first.
Local Theresa Brassard, 90, was involved in WWII for nearly a year as an ambulance driver. Friday's trip in the B-25 bomber was her first. Rebbeca Marroquin/paNOW Staff

Veteran reflects as she takes to sky in WWII era bomber

By Rebbeca Marroquin
August 19, 2017 - 8:43am Updated: August 19, 2017 - 12:30pm

It was 1944 when a young Theresa Brassard went to the Prince Albert Armouries to enlist in the army.

At just 18 years old, Brassard worked multiple jobs that barely paid her way when she decided to do something else with her life.

Tyler Applegate, 27, died on Aug. 10, 2017 after being shot 19 days earlier at his home on 33rd Street.
Tyler Applegate, 27, died on Aug. 10, 2017 after being shot 19 days earlier at his home on 33rd Street. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Father of 5 shot in July laid to rest by mourning family

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
August 17, 2017 - 8:53am

Tyler Applegate is being remembered as a fun-loving father who would do anything for his family.

The 27-year-old was taken to hospital after being shot at his home on 33rd Street on July 22. He died Aug. 10, becoming Saskatoon’s third homicide victim of 2017.

Chief Arvol Looking Horse, of the Cheyanne River Sioux Tribe and the pipe carrier of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe, provided teachings at the Wahpeton Dakota Nation's youth culture camp.
Chief Arvol Looking Horse, of the Cheyanne River Sioux Tribe and the pipe carrier of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe, provided teachings at the Wahpeton Dakota Nation's youth culture camp. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

A celebration of culture at Wahpeton

By Bryan Eneas
August 16, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:29pm

When it comes to Indigenous youth, one Saskatchewan First Nation has taken a proactive approach to cultural awareness.

The Wahpeton Dakota Nation held its annual culture camp, hoping to instill a sense of pride and understanding in local youth.

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