Nigel Maxwell

The City of Melfort seeks to defend its title as last year's winner in the Communities in Bloom competition for the 5,000 plus population category.
The City of Melfort seeks to defend its title as last year's winner in the Communities in Bloom competition for the 5,000 plus population category. Facebook/ Melfort Communities in Bloom

Excitement blooms as judging begins for provincial competition

By Nigel Maxwell
July 19, 2018 - 1:04pm

There is a mix of nervous apprehension and excitement across the province, as the judging committee with the provincial Communities in Bloom program makes its rounds.

Some classic beauties were on display Saturday as part of a community event in Crooked River.
Some classic beauties were on display Saturday as part of a community event in Crooked River. Nigel Maxwell/northeastNOW Staff

Car show fuels community spirit

By Nigel Maxwell
July 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

Over a dozen classic cars and trucks were on display Saturday as part of the fourth annual Crooked River community fair and car show.

The event draws car enthusiasts from across the region. Garry Nagy, from Tisdale, has owned his 1970 Dodge Charger RT for roughly 10 years.

Kurt Luchia, who has shown off his classic Jeep at the XFM Show and Shine Car Show in Melfort, admits this weekend's drive from Melfort to Moose Jaw will be a tough feat.
Kurt Luchia, who has shown off his classic Jeep at the XFM Show and Shine Car Show in Melfort, admits this weekend's drive from Melfort to Moose Jaw will be a tough feat. Kurt Luchia/Facebook

Melfort man going extra mile for Parkinson's fundraising campaign

By Nigel Maxwell
July 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

This Saturday, Kurt Luchia will hop into his 1956 Willys Jeep and drive the 400 km from Melfort to Moose Jaw as a way to raise funds for Parkinson's disease research and to pay tribute to his late father.

Kayleigh Feschuk wanted something permanent in memory of her late boyfriend Jacob Leicht, one of the people killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy April 6.
Kayleigh Feschuk wanted something permanent in memory of her late boyfriend Jacob Leicht, one of the people killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy April 6. Kayleigh Feschuk/Facebook

Memory of former Broncos player etched on skin of P.A. girl

By Nigel Maxwell
July 12, 2018 - 10:00am

Prince Albert's Kayleigh Feschuk wanted to do something "permanent" in memory of her former boyfriend Jacob Leicht, who was one of Humboldt Broncos players killed in the team's tragic April 6 bus crash.

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