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Bail was denied Tuesday for a Melfort man facing almost 30 charges across the region.
Bail was denied Tuesday for a Melfort man facing almost 30 charges across the region. Clark Stork/northeastNOW Staff

Melfort man denied bail on drugs, weapons charges

By Clark Stork
December 12, 2017 - 3:20pm Updated: December 13, 2017 - 9:52am

A Melfort provincial court judge ruled Tuesday that Robert Sauter, 46, would not be released from custody.

Sauter is facing upwards of 30 charges stemming from several incidents involving drugs and firearms.

Clark Stork/northeastNOW Staff

Chamber member calls for change

By Clark Stork
December 12, 2017 - 8:34am Updated: December 12, 2017 - 10:11am

A “paid up member” of the Melfort Chamber of Commerce is asking city council to take a look at the current state of the organization.

Don Signori said the $30,000 funded to the Chamber through tax dollars warrants council involvement. He added dropping membership is a large issue.

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