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Three arrests were made after an incident at the fair.
Three arrests were made after an incident at the fair. File photo/northeastnow staff

UPDATED: charges laid against 15 year old in Melfort Fair imitation gun offence.

By northeastNOW Staff
July 21, 2018 - 8:30am Updated: July 23, 2018 - 8:29am

UPDATED:

Upon further investigation RCMP have concluded the firearm that was seized at the Melfort Fair Friday evening was an imitation one. A 15 year-old male from the Tisdale area has been charged with various offences including assault with a weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.

Views such as this are another reason for the Nipawin & District Regional Park to celebrate.
Views such as this are another reason for the Nipawin & District Regional Park to celebrate. Kelsey Biro/Twitter

Nipawin & District Regional Park honouring past and present during its 50th anniversary

By Aaron Schulze
July 20, 2018 - 5:26pm

With 50 years of service about to be under their belt, the staff at the Nipawin & District Regional Park plan on celebrating their milestone anniversary over two days.

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.

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