Yorkton News

Over 75 tow trucks drove from Stockholm to Esterhazy in honour of their fallen friend on Mar. 18, 2017.

Dozens of tow trucks form a procession to show respect to fallen driver near Yorkton

By JT Marshall March 18, 2017 - 12:23pm Updated: March 19, 2017 - 1:57pm

Tow trucks lined a southeastern Saskatchewan highway Saturday morning on the way to a funeral for a fellow driver, killed in a collision.

"I'm in the first three tow...

Tow-truck driver Courtney Schaefer was killed in a four-vehicle crash on a southeastern Saskatchewan highway on March 7, 2017.

Sea of tow trucks hitting Sask. highway in honour of fallen driver

By JT Marshall March 17, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 5:51pm

Red amber lights from hundreds of tow-trucks will be flashing along a southwestern Saskatchewan highway Saturday morning.

It's to honour their friend Courtney Schaefer,...

Bonny Maddaford, 45, is accused of trafficking cocaine and marihuana when a guard at the Yorkton Rural RCMP cellblock.

Former guard at Yorkton Rural RCMP cellblock charged with drug trafficking

By 980 CJME February 13, 2017 - 8:13pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 9:26am

A former guard at the Yorkton Rural RCMP cellblock has been charged with trafficking drugs.

Yorkton RCMP said, in November 2016, an investigation started into suspected...

Man pleads guilty in Yorkton stabbing

By 980 CJME December 20, 2016 - 4:16pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 4:30pm

After a woman was stabbed in Yorkton back in September, the accused is now admitting to the act.

On Tuesday, Skylar Redstar, 32, pleaded guilty to attempted murder and...

RCMP seize cocaine, cash in Yorkton; 2 men charged

By 980 CJME December 15, 2016 - 9:28pm Updated: December 15, 2016 - 9:30pm

Two Yorkton residents are facing drug-related charges after an investigation by RCMP.

On Wednesday, investigators executed a search warrant at a home in Yorkton. A large...

Police said people at the north end of First Avenue near York Road in Yorkton heard the gun shot around 10:30 p.m on Dec. 5, 2016.

Yorkton RCMP investigating after gunshot damages SUV

By 980 CJME December 7, 2016 - 8:21am Updated: December 7, 2016 - 8:30am

Yorkton Municipal RCMP are investigating after a gunshot was heard – and a gunshot hole found in a vehicle’s windshield – Monday night.

Police said people at the north...

UPDATE: Crash kills 1, injures another south of Yorkton

By 980 CJME October 17, 2016 - 5:05pm Updated: October 18, 2016 - 12:31am

One person is dead after a two vehicle crash south of Yorkton.

The crash happened at the junction of Highway 9 and Highway 15 Monday afternoon.

RCMP confirm a man...

Yorkton RCMP searching for missing woman

By 980 CJME October 16, 2016 - 6:47am Updated: October 16, 2016 - 7:00am

Yorkon RCMP are asking the public for their help in finding 46-year-old Frances Louise Krobath.

According to a release from Yorkton RCMP, Krobath was reported missing...


Stabbing in Yorkton leads to charges

By 980 CJME September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm Updated: September 20, 2016 - 2:45pm

A man has been charged after an alleged stabbing at a home in Yorkton Monday morning.

Officers were called to a residence on Parkview Road where they found a woman who...

An RCMP arm patch

UPDATE: Missing Yorkton man arrested in B.C.

By 980 CJME July 8, 2016 - 5:14pm Updated: July 12, 2016 - 9:59am

Yorkton RCMP have now located a 44-year-old man who was reported missing on Thursday.

Ronald Bradley was last seen walking south on highway 47 after police had found his...

Family friend Mary Baron, Rhonda Bali and Paula Bali continue to search for Mekayla Bali.

RCMP asking for public's help to find Yorkton girl

By Sarah Mills July 8, 2016 - 3:23pm Updated: July 8, 2016 - 3:30pm

The RCMP continues its investigation into the disappearance of Mekayla Bali.  The 16-year-old has been missing since  April 12, she was last seen at the Saskatchewan...

Family friend Mary Baron, Rhonda Bali and Paula Bali continue to search for Mekayla Bali.

A family's agonizing search for missing Yorkton girl Mekayla Bali

By Courtney Markewich July 6, 2016 - 6:18am Updated: July 6, 2016 - 7:31am

A Yorkton home that used to be filled with the sounds of a happy family enjoying the music of violins and piano has been silenced by the disappearance of Mekayla Bali.