Viterra grain terminal has date with wrecking ball

After 64 years as a grain terminal and seed cleaning elevator for area farmers, the Viterra Terminal is being shut down due to age and will be demolished in the late fall.

The skyline on First Avenue East will look much different by the late fall, because the 64-year-old Viterra grain elevator has a date with the wrecking ball. Viterra’s head office informed employees last November that the grain cleaning plant would stop receiving grain shipments in March. Since then, Fort Qu’Appelle-based…