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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.

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.

NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies.
NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies. File photo/Derek Cornet

Feds must do more to save bus service: NDP

By Glenn Hicks
July 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

The NDP MP for Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River says the federal government has an obligation to either save Greyhound bus service in Western Canada or help subsidize a new one.

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