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New trees planted

When the snow melts next spring, residents will notice 85 new trees planted throughout the community, a result of the city working to renew...

Council hopes to hire city manager by Christmas

City council hopes to narrow down the number of candidates for city manager to around four from 30, with the goal of offering the...

Students learn about war, remembrance at different grades

Saskatchewan’s education curriculum introduces the world wars at different grade levels, which means teachers sometimes have to great creative when educating students about such...

Be selfless and sacrifice for others: speaker

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an Armistice brought to an end the First World War,...

Brother lays wreath to honour brother killed in war

The drone of 170 Halifax bombers filled the night air over Denmark on April 19, 1944, as the planes headed to the small country’s...

Garbage still dumped at the recycling depot

Animal antibiotics, tires, needles, diapers, and dead animals: these objects shouldn’t be deposited in the recycling bins on First Avenue East, but they continue...

Fire department to receive new grain rescue gear

Ten Saskatchewan fire departments — including Melville’s — are to receive new equipment important to conducting rescue operations involving grain bins, elevators or trucks. The...

Firefighters learn skills at school in Estevan

Three firefighters from Melville travelled to Estevan recently to participate in the fall Saskatchewan Volunteer Firefighters Association (SVFFA) fire school and enhance their knowledge...

Fewer students this year in GSSD and across province

The Ministry of Education has noticed there are fewer students enrolled in Saskatchewan schools this year than projected, including in the Good Spirit School...

Embroidered hanky a momento of wartime

When tanks made their first appearance in the First World War, they struck fear into the heart of the enemy and caused many German...

Fire Prevention Week 2018