Firefighters battle Qu’Appelle Valley blaze

More than 20 firefighters from Whitewood and Stockholm fight 100 acre fire near Bird’s Point Heavy smoke filled the Qu’Appelle Valley at Round Lake last...

Safety advice from fires, floods and tornados

With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of the potential for wildfires, floods or tornados, so this Emergency Preparedness Week, which runs May...

Upgrades ongoing at area high/elementary schools

Prairie Valley School Division During its monthly meeting on April 19, the Prairie Valley School Division board of directors addressed facility maintenance needs throughout the...

Cargill donates $400,000 for STARS fleet

The goal of renewing STARS’ aging helicopter fleet is closer to becoming a reality, thanks to a $400,000 grant from Cargill.The grant will be...

Community depends on census data

“Take this $100 and throw it out your window or rip it to pieces and throw it in the trash.” Why? – most people...

Council unanimous for upgrades to the MM Sportsplex

Melville City Council met remotely on May 3, and the agenda for the regular meeting of council was light.A delegation made a presentation in...

$1.5 million investment into rural airports is being made

The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $1.5 million in the Community Airport Partnership (CAP) program as part of Budget 2021-22. This funding will provide...

Town continues battle with destructive gophers

Spring is the season when pocket gophers are most active. They start coming out of their burrows in search of food as soon as...

Mid Summer’s Arts Festival cancelled

There won’t be a Mid Summer’s Arts Festival in Fort Qu’Appelle this year. Organizers had planned to have the festival on July 31, but...

Five local firefighters gear-up for calendar spot

Proceeds going to Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation Five firefighters from Melville, Qu’Appelle, Neudorf and Balgonie fire departments are amongst 17 men and women from...

Provincial News

Grenfell man arrested for using counterfeit currency

A Grenfell man is one of males facing a number of charges in connection with the use of counterfeit currency.  This comes after an...