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Western Parade returns June 6

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Meadow Lake’s annual western parade is back. The ever-popular event was a casualty of the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, but it’s all systems go for it to roll through town on the evening of Monday, June 6. “The theme of this year’s parade is, ‘The Little Cowboy in All of...

Skatepark rolls forward

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Good things come to those who wait, but, sometimes, they can also come a lot sooner than expected. This was the message shared by the City of Meadow Lake recently when it announced the skatepark project for Lions Park is moving forward much quicker than originally anticipated. If all goes...

Co-op ups food bank donations

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The Meadow Lake Co-op continues to invest in the local community, most recently through increased deposits at the Door of Hope food bank. “We have been receiving donations from the Meadow Lake Co-op for years,” explained Door of Hope executive director Natanis Bundschuh. “They have always given us their bakery...

RCMP investigate bear spray attack, thefts

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In the nights of May 8t and May 9, two males went into City Convenience on 5th Street West in Meadow Lake and stole food and drinks. On May 8, the suspects went in at 5:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. and stole drinks and food. On May...

Culvert repairs to begin near Goodsoil

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High water and highways don’t go well together. As of this week’s news deadline, repairs to Highway 26 between Goodsoil and Peerless were expected to begin following a recent washout that caused culverts to collapse. “The contractor is on-site this week and will start work, preparing the site before installing new...

Kinsmen celebrate kindness

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The Meadow Lake Kinsmen have two words of advice for everyone – be kind. In celebration of the Kinsmen’s annual Day of KINdness, members of the local club visited several businesses recently to randomly hand out gift cards to unsuspecting shoppers. “The club purchased $600 worth of gift cards from Extra...

RCMP seeks feedback from city

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The City of Meadow Lake will have its say when it comes to policing priorities. During city council’s April 25 meeting, a letter was received by S/Sgt. Ryan How, detachment commander for the RCMP in Meadow Lake, noting how more public input is being sought in terms of where police...

RCMP seeks public assistance locating wanted individuals

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On April 25 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Beauval RCMP received a report of a disturbance and suspicious fire at a residence in Beauval. Investigation has determined several individuals approached vehicles parked outside the residence. The vehicles’ windows were smashed and one was determined to have damage consistent with firearm discharge....

Doc shares 40 years of memories

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After providing four decades of service to the people of Meadow Lake and area, Dr. Mervin Johnson has a story to tell. And that’s indeed what he is doing in the form of 40 Years of Country: Life of a Rural Doctor in Northwest Saskatchewan, a book of memoirs written...

Minor ball starts soon

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“Take me out to the ball game.” That’s what many people from Meadow Lake and area will soon be saying when the Meadow Lake Minor Ball season kicks off next month.According to minor ball president Regan Beck, things are once again shaping up in a promising fashion for the organization,...