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- a 25-foot (7.6 m) tall, traditionally-dressed Ukrainian woman offers bread and salt to Saskatchewan Highway 5 travelers at Canora, a town in Saskatchewan, Canada?
- Terminonatator ponteixensis is the type and only species described for Terminonatator, a genus of elasmosaurid plesiosaur from Late Cretaceous of Saskatchewan, Canada?
- in 1962 doctors went on strike in Saskatchewan for 23 days in an unsuccessful attempt to stop the introduction of universal health insurance?
- in Saskatchewan, Oban was known for having the last Interlocking tower at the CNR and CPR level crossing, until it was closed in 1990?
- the Saskatchewan town of Macklin erected a 32-foot-high statue of a horse's anklebone to commemorate the sport of Bunnock?
- the mineral athabascaite was discovered in 1949 during a research study of radioactive materials collected from Lake Athabasca in Saskatchewan, Canada?
- Dr. Maurice Macdonald Seymour established the Saskatchewan Medical Association and the Saskatchewan Anti-Tuberculosis League?
- Judi Garman, raised by a Mennonite pastor on the Saskatchewan prairie, became the winningest coach in college softball history at Cal State Fullerton?
- Saskatchewanian politician Charles McDonald first attracted public attention in 1918 when he assisted the capture of two bandits?
- Saskatchewan Deputy Minister of Agriculture F. H. Auld's personal papers are among the few records that chronicle the drought years of the 1920s and 1930s in Alberta?
- General A.D. McRae, the BC Industrialist who organized the election of Canada's 11th Prime Minister, R.B Bennett, made his fortune selling land during the settlement of Saskatchewan?
- David Laird negotiated the Qu'Appelle Lakes Treaty with resident natives of Saskatchewan in 1874 to procure land for the Canadian Pacific Railway?
- Gordon McMillan from Saskatchewan, Wally Grant from Minnesota's Iron Range, and Wally Gacek from Manitoba led the Michigan Wolverines to the first ever Frozen Four NCAA hockey championship in 1948?
- Canadian agronomist Seager Wheeler was instrumental in developing a sustainable agricultural economy in Saskatchewan, which has a short prairie growing season and harsh winters?
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