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Drivers who drink end up in Melville provincial court

Drivers in and around Melville continue to get behind the wheel after drinking, which was evident by the number of drinking and driving charges...

Lack of census data leaves city a “statistical ghost town”

An article in Maclean’s magazine about Melville and a donation from the spray park committee were some of the items councillors dealt with during...

Still no HCUC contract between Millionaires & city for use of rink

Councillors discussed the unsigned contract between the city and Melville Millionaires for use of the Horizon Credit Union Centre and the pedestrian crosswalk on...

New breakfast program feeds many young minds at St. Henry’s Sr. School

Charly Brooks was eating her pancakes at École St. Henry’s Sr. School last week when she was asked how she felt about having breakfast...

Budgets, the niqab and TPP discussed at forum

Balancing budgets, the importance of agri-business in the Yorkton-Melville area, women’s economic prosperity and the niqab were some of the issues addressed during the...

Foreign companies own much farmland in area

Foreign companies own numerous quarters of farmland in the surrounding rural municipalities, which contrasts with the wishes of most Saskatchewan residents who don’t want...

Conference gives MCS students ideas for the future

Four students from Melville Comprehensive School had the opportunity to attend a national conference designed to improve their leadership skills. “Leadership 360˚: When giving is...

Purchasing policy rankles councillors

Councillors continue to struggle with city administration’s proposed purchasing policy, with concerns raised about how purchases are reported and how much department managers would...

MD’s note not enough for court

By Jason G. Antonio Advance Reporter Melville resident William Lummerding does not believe he should have been charged with possession of a substance — marijuana —...

Experiences influence, highlight candidates’ politics

By Jason G. Antonio Advance Reporter Liberal candidate Brooke Malinoski and Conservative candidate Cathay Wagantall both bring past experiences in politics to this year’s election campaign...

Provincial News

Measles case confirmed in Yorkton

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has confirmed a case of measles in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in a returning traveler who had recently flown into the...