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Lyle Bear to stand trial on child abuse, neglect charges

Lyle Bear to stand trial on child abuse, neglect charges

Lyle Bear is charged with failing to provide the necessities of life, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, aggravated assault, two counts of assault, two counts of uttering threats, and two counts of assault with a weapon.
Lloydminster drug market takes hit after major meth, fentanyl seizure

Lloydminster drug market takes hit after major meth, fentanyl seizure

Nearly four kilograms of meth was seized along with more than 500 grams of fentanyl powder. Project Radar began in June 2021 in Red Deer and expanded as the group demonstrated ties to the Lloydminster drug market.
Mayfair and District News: Chitek Lake welcomes new grocery store

Mayfair and District News: Chitek Lake welcomes new grocery store

Maymont grads selling fruit and meat as fundraiser.
SaskTel bringing 5G to the Battlefords by summer 2023

SaskTel bringing 5G to the Battlefords by summer 2023

Powered by Samsung, SaskTel’s 5G network can reach speeds of up to 1.2 Gigabits per second (Gbps)              
Conductor with Battlefords ties wins prestigious award

Conductor with Battlefords ties wins prestigious award

He has contributed to the promotion, growth and development of the musical, educational and cultural values of Canadian band outside of Canada.
LSSD looking to build sports academy program into NBCHS

LSSD looking to build sports academy program into NBCHS

The program would also be cost-neutral for the school division is tailored to fit every school and community. 
North Battleford PBR committee donates to Colby Cave Foundation

North Battleford PBR committee donates to Colby Cave Foundation

BTEC, Ronald McDonald House and the Colby Cave Foundation were the recipients of a combined $22,941.24 from the PBR Committee.
'This is a special win': Silvernagle brings Scotties title home

'This is a special win': Silvernagle brings Scotties title home

“We weren’t putting too much pressure on ourselves. We just wanted to go out and play and make some shots and have some fun. We’re all experienced curlers and you can put that all together."
Maidstone and District News: Oilpersons’ spiel draws 14 teams

Maidstone and District News: Oilpersons’ spiel draws 14 teams

Lashburn and Maidstone Curling Clubs host two-day bonspiel.
Good morning, Battlefords!

Good morning, Battlefords!

Your morning kick-off for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.
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