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The grandstands at the Meadow Lake Stampede Grounds during the summer months.
The grandstands at the Meadow Lake Stampede Grounds during the summer months. file photo/Kathy Gallant

M.L. city council votes to temporarily close grandstands at Stampede Grounds

By Kathy Gallant
November 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

The seating area at Meadow Lake’s Stampede Grounds may not be open much longer.

At their regular meeting, members of city council were in complete agreement to close the structure to public access until a public consultation can be held in 2018.

A candle bearing Kegan McCallum's name at a vigil for the teen who was killed earlier this week.
A candle bearing Kegan McCallum's name at a vigil for the teen who was killed earlier this week. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Vigil honours shooting victim’s memory

By Kathy Gallant
November 17, 2017 - 10:10am

Family, friends, and community members gathered Thursday evening in Meadow Lake to remember Kegan McCallum by participating in a candlelight vigil walk. The 17-year-old died in hospital Monday, Nov. 13 after being shot in a home on Meadow Lake’s west side.

The councils of the City and RM of Meadow Lake hope to meet soon to come to agreements on recreation and fire costs.
The councils of the City and RM of Meadow Lake hope to meet soon to come to agreements on recreation and fire costs. file photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

City of M.L. plans to meet with RM over recreation and fire agreements

By Kathy Gallant
November 16, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: November 17, 2017 - 10:31am

Two topics are on the minds of Meadow Lake city council members when it comes to their partnership with the Rural Municipality of Meadow Lake – recreation and fire agreement costs.

Kegan McCallum was described by his family as a boy with his heart on his sleeve. Here he is pictured with sister Natasha McCallum (centre) and cousin Shianna Barthel.
Kegan McCallum was described by his family as a boy with his heart on his sleeve. Here he is pictured with sister Natasha McCallum (centre) and cousin Shianna Barthel. submitted photo/Amber Barthel

Family of M.L. shooting victim still waiting on many answers

By Kathy Gallant
November 15, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: November 15, 2017 - 5:12pm

After a two-hour meeting with RCMP last night about the investigation surrounding 17-year-old Kegan McCallum’s shooting death, the family still has many questions about what happened.

A total of 73 dead migratory birds were found dumped by a roadside near Unity.
A total of 73 dead migratory birds were found dumped by a roadside near Unity. submitted photo/Sasktip

Culprits sought for dumping dead geese and ducks on roadside

By Angela Brown
November 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

Sasktip is asking for the public's help in catching the culprit or culprits responsible for killing and dumping 73 dead migratory birds by a roadside near Unity.

Officers believe the incident took place between the evening of Oct. 17 and the morning of Oct. 18.  

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