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Dorothy (Left) and John (Right) Wikstrom were presented with the Jim Thompson award by Ben Lozinsky (Right) of Special Olympic Saskatchewan.
Dorothy (Left) and John (Right) Wikstrom were presented with the Jim Thompson award by Ben Lozinsky (Right) of Special Olympic Saskatchewan. Mat Barrett/northeastNOW Staff

'I feel like I've done something': Melfort couple presented with national award

By Mat Barrett
January 17, 2019 - 9:55am

A Melfort couple with more than 54 years of volunteering with Special Olympics was honoured last night at the Melfort Curling Club.

Crews determined the CO alarm was faulty.
Crews determined the CO alarm was faulty. Cam Lee/northeastNOW

Melfort Fire Department responds to carbon monoxide alarm

By Cam Lee
January 17, 2019 - 9:30am

A carbon monoxide call in Melfort last night turned out to be a false alarm.

The Melfort Fire Department responded to a carbon monoxide alarm in the 100 Block of Melfort St. W. just after 8:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Everyone inside had safely exited by the time crews arrived.

The Lake Lenore Lions get set for the 10th annual ice fishing derby.
The Lake Lenore Lions get set for the 10th annual ice fishing derby. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

Lake Lenore ice fishing derby promises $10,000 grand prize

By Angie Rolheiser
January 16, 2019 - 5:00pm Updated: January 17, 2019 - 12:04pm

Hundreds of anglers are expected to converge this Saturday for the Lake Lenore Lions ice fishing derby.
 
The top prize for this year is a guaranteed $10,000 for the biggest fish caught between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. 
 

The outage is weather permitting.
The outage is weather permitting. File photo/CJME News Staff

Planned power outage Thursday

By Cam Lee
January 16, 2019 - 2:00pm

A local planned power outage is in the works.

SaskPower will be shutting off the power Thursday, Jan. 17 for rural customers southwest of Humboldt near Burr.

The outage will take place from 10:30 a.m. until 12 p.m., weather permitting.

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