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Opinions differ on new trespassing law

New trespassing rules now require people to get permission from the landowner to access rural property. In the past, landowners were responsible to post their...

Legion Decoration Day recalls D-Day

Canada leads the charge For a world gripped in fear and oppression by Nazi Germany, the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 was the beginning...

Mayor’s clean up raises $3,700 for mammography

Step by step, Mayor Walter Streelasky picked up garbage from 12 kilometres of ditches along highways in Melville. Step by step, The Health Foundation of...

MCS puts Skills to the test

Melville Comprehensive School’s continued encouragement of students in the skilled trades and technologies continues to pay off on the podium. Seven high school students in...

Teacher’s Christmas gift is sharing books with kids

The colourful box perched on a pole in the front yard of the O’Brien home on Columbia Avenue looks like a bird feeder. It is,...

Melville scores the ‘double’

City to host Tankard and Scotties For the first time in Saskatchewan, one community has been chosen to host both the men’s and women’s provincial...

Community foundation looks for direction from residents

Sometimes it’s the small projects that make a difference in a community. Members of the Melville and District Community Foundation held a Vital Community Conversation...

MCS legal team presents winning case

The verdict is in. Legal teams from Melville Comprehensive School dominated at the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) annual mock trial competition in Saskatoon’s Court of...

St. Henry’s wants help to eliminate speeders

A request from St. Henry’s Junior Elementary School to make the walk to school safer for children has been referred to the police commission...

Indigenous leader Noel Starblanket dies, age 72

Lauded as a treaty advocate, bridge builder Kisikaw Piyesiwewin (Where the Thunderbirds Live), Pahpahtaywak Kihew (Spotted Eagle), otherwise known as Noel Starblanket, who died in...

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...