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During a special meeting of Melfort council Wednesday Councillors passed their 2018 capital budget.
During a special meeting of Melfort council Wednesday Councillors passed their 2018 capital budget. Clark Stork/northeastNOW Staff

Melfort council accepts capital budget; operation spending still on the table

By Clark Stork
December 23, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: December 24, 2017 - 8:43am

Melfort city council is investing a monumental amount of money into sidewalks in 2018.

During a special budget meeting over the lunch hour Wednesday, council passed the five-year capital budget plan unanimously. 

Representation of Misty Ventures, Xtreme Mining & Demolition Inc., and Hamilton Construction Corp. pose for a picture following the formal acquisition of Xtreme Mining & Drilling.
Representation of Misty Ventures, Xtreme Mining & Demolition Inc., and Hamilton Construction Corp. pose for a picture following the formal acquisition of Xtreme Mining & Drilling. submitted photo/Robert Daniels

Misty Ventures makes new acquisition

By Bryan Eneas
December 22, 2017 - 5:05pm

The community of Mistawasis is taking economic development seriously.

In the last few years alone Misty Ventures, the business and economic development engine of the community, has acquired or created six companies.

Santa swings by the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital construction site in Saskatoon on a Graham Construction crane on Dec. 21, 2017.
Santa swings by the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital construction site in Saskatoon on a Graham Construction crane on Dec. 21, 2017. submitted photo/Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation

Santa lands at Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

By paNOW Staff
December 22, 2017 - 11:00am

His reindeer are resting for Christmas Eve but that didn’t stop Santa from swinging by the construction site of the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital for a special delivery.

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