Infrastructure

The old Melfort Post Office is expected to have new windows by March 31, 2019.
The old Melfort Post Office is expected to have new windows by March 31, 2019. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

City of Melfort to fund shortfall for old post office renovations

By Aaron Schulze
September 11, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: September 12, 2018 - 7:18am

Melfort City Council approved to provide $50,000 of up-front financing to replace the windows of the first post office.

The wall and window replacement budget totalled out to be $200,000, which was greater than the initial project budget of $150,000.

Maude Burke Elementary is the centre of attention when it comes to Melfort schools.
Maude Burke Elementary is the centre of attention when it comes to Melfort schools. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

Maude Burke Elementary additions part of changes to Melfort schools

By Aaron Schulze
September 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

The new school year is upon families in Melfort. It’s the first week where students return to classes and enrolment is higher than initial projections, according to the North East School Division.

Leadership members from APAS hope the sale of the Churchill rail line will lead to the opening of another short line in northeast Saskatchewan.
Leadership members from APAS hope the sale of the Churchill rail line will lead to the opening of another short line in northeast Saskatchewan. submitted photo/Wayne Bacon

Churchill rail line deal is a 'win-win' for Sask. farmers: APAS

By Nigel Maxwell
September 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

The re-opening of the Churchill rail line will present some great opportunties for farmers in northeast Saskatchewan, according to the Vice-President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS).
 

While the outside looks relatively the same, it's the inside that will be new for Tisdale Elementary students.
While the outside looks relatively the same, it's the inside that will be new for Tisdale Elementary students. Aaron Schulze/northeastNOW

Tisdale Elementary School completes renovations

By Aaron Schulze
August 31, 2018 - 3:00pm

The more things change, the more things stay the same. At least for students returning to Tisdale Elementary School.

Renovations were done at the Kindergarten to Grade 5 school over the summer to put in new shelving systems and individual lockers in each classroom for students. 

Flooding of rivers like the North Saskatchewan and Little Red poses a potential risk to nearby properties.
Flooding of rivers like the North Saskatchewan and Little Red poses a potential risk to nearby properties. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

New flood insurance could bring assurance to property owners

By Glenn Hicks
August 29, 2018 - 5:21pm

It’s news that may offer several Prince Albert and Saskatchewan homeowners some degree of assurance given the reality of climate change, extreme weather and increasing incidents of flooding.

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