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Saskatchewan's top 10 videos of 2015

It's been a big year for news, and an even bigger year for viral video.

Look back on most-viewed videos from Saskatchewan this year

Jeff Nybo takes a shot on the interactive beer pong table he created. (Don Somers/CBC)

It's been a big year for news, and an even bigger year for viral video.

We've had thousands of hits off these videos, and thought we would share them with you. So, with no further ado, here are the top 10 videos from CBC Saskatchewan.

10: River Monster terrorizes Saskatoon

River Monster Revealed

6 years ago
Duration 0:28
A closer look at Saskatoon's 'River Monster.' 0:28

People walking across Saskatoon's Sid Buckwold Bridge were convinced a strange object in the river was some sort of swimming creature. Turns out it wasn't.

Water Rescue crew discovers river monster

6 years ago
Duration 0:26
Water Rescue crew discovers river monster 0:26

Fire crews determined that the river monster was actually a piece of ice attached to a rope, stuck to the bottom of the river. Die-hard believers vow the REAL South Saskatchewan River Monster will be caught one day.

9: Protesters and Tory supporters greet Stephen Harper in Saskatoon

Protesters at Harper rally in Saskatoon

6 years ago
Duration 0:34
Protesters gathered outside of Harper rally in Saskatoon. 0:34

When the former Prime Minister made a campaign stop in Saskatoon this fall, he was greeted by dozens of protesters, many of them indigenous.

8: Gordie Howe honoured in Saskatoon

RAW: Mr. Hockey - Gordie Howe - arrives for tribute dinner

7 years ago
Duration 1:48
Gordie Howe arrives for Kinsmen Celebrity Sports dinner in Saskatoon. 1:48

In what was billed as the hockey legend's last public appearance, Gordie Howe made an appearance at a Saskatoon dinner held in his honour. NHL greats like Wayne Gretzky, Bobby and Brett Hull and Lanny McDonald all made appearances.

7. Former Whitecap Dakota accountant Hugo Gallegos headed to prison

RAW: FN member Rose Royal upset over fraud

6 years ago
Duration 1:42
Rose Royal, member of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation is angry with accountant Hugo Gallegos, who stole $5.8 million from her reserve. 1:42

A former accountant at the Whitecap Dakota First Nation was given a five-year sentence after pleading guilty to stealing $5.8 million from the band. This emotional video is of Rose Royal, a member of the First Nation, speaking about the fraud.

6. Paddling in northern Saskatchewan in December

Solomon Carriere paddling in northern Saskatchewan in December

6 years ago
Duration 0:16
Solomon Carriere paddling in northern Saskatchewan in December 0:16

An unusually warm winter let Saskatchewan residents do all sorts of activities that are usually impossible at that time of year. Paddling an ice-free lake was one of them.

5. Footage released shows Regina police officer kicking a homeless man

Security camera footage in Rob Power trial

7 years ago
Duration 2:59
Security camera footage in Rob Power trial 2:59

Security footage used as evidence in the trial of Rob Power appears to show the Regina police officer kicking a homeless man. Power is back on the Regina police force as a patrol officer.

4. Driver slips through raging forest fire in northern Saskatchewan

The forest fires in northern Saskatchewan this summer forced more than 10,000 people to flee their homes. Michelle Hopper posted this video of a massive fire north of Montreal Lake

3. Regina Sikh Society holiday sign gets a lot of positive attention

Former president of the Sikh Society Kuldip Singh Sahota said his community is happy to embrace all religions and festivals. He hopes it helps build the community relationship between the Sikh Society and their neighbours.

Regina Sikh Society holiday sign gets a lot of positive attention

6 years ago
Duration 0:59
Sikh Society of Regina has put up a sign reading "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year." 0:59

2. Interactive beer pong table

Jeff Nybo from Saskatoon developed an interactive beer pong table, complete with LED lights, ball washer and a touch-sensitive tabletop that keeps score. His idea has gone from a Saskatchewan basement to the Facebook feeds of people around the world.

RAW: Inventor shows off interactive beer pong table

7 years ago
Duration 0:45
Saskatoon's Jeff Nybo has developed an interactive beer pong table. He explains the rules to the game 0:45

1. Project Forseti targets Hells Angels in organized crime busts

At the beginning of this year, police across Saskatchewan and Alberta seized guns and drugs, including significant amounts of counterfeit oxycontin and methamphetamine, in a major police investigation, dubbed Project Forseti, into organized crime. 

RAW: Police show off guns and drugs

7 years ago
Duration 0:58
Raw video of the guns and drugs seized by police during a major investigation into organized crime across Saskatchewan and Alberta. 0:58

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