Meadow Lake

The Village of Makwa is currently in a state of emergency.
The Village of Makwa is currently in a state of emergency. submitted photo/Joyce Barthel

Village of Makwa in state of emergency

By Kathy Gallant
June 12, 2018 - 3:59pm Updated: June 12, 2018 - 5:18pm

Recent torrential downpours have forced the Village of Makwa into a state of emergency.

According to Claire Elliott, administrator for the village, overland flooding began on Saturday, June 9, and only worsened after excessive precipitation into the next day.

Members of CBI Physical Rehabilitation recently held a door-to-door food drive throughout the city and collected over one ton of food. This donation was turned over to the Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre.
Members of CBI Physical Rehabilitation recently held a door-to-door food drive throughout the city and collected over one ton of food. This donation was turned over to the Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Winner declared in battle of the food banks

By Roger White
June 12, 2018 - 2:10pm

It may have been a friendly competition between three area food banks but the real winners were those the agencies serve as more than $41,000 worth of food was collected during a recent Food Wars challenge.

The vehicle involved in a rollover this morning.
The vehicle involved in a rollover this morning. submitted photo/Jeff McCallum

Vehicle rollover east of M.L. sends 4 to hospital

By meadowlakeNOW Staff
June 8, 2018 - 12:00pm

Officers from the Meadow Lake detachment, along with local emergency medical services personnel, responded to a rollover on Highway 55, approximately 10 kilometres east of the city this morning.

The truck ended up in the driveway of NorSask Forest Products yard.

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