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Man sentenced in La Ronge court to one year in jail for weapons offences

Man sentenced in La Ronge court to one year in jail for weapons offences

Sampson Roberts was arrested following two incidents involving firearms
Hadfield arrives for Rotary 100th celebrations

Hadfield arrives for Rotary 100th celebrations

The day has finally arrived for Rotary Club of the Battlefords Centennial Celebration. Rotary was finally able to hold its Out of This World events with featured speaker Col. Chris Hadfield on Friday.
North Stars preview: team embarks on eastern road trip

North Stars preview: team embarks on eastern road trip

North Stars head to Yorkton and Melville after earning two big wins last week
Touch football season wraps in the Battlefords

Touch football season wraps in the Battlefords

North Battleford Touch Football League wrapped up on Saturday Oct. 16 with the Gophers beating the Huskies 21-6 in the final.
Westside Outlaws kill Redd Alert member over gang handshake

Westside Outlaws kill Redd Alert member over gang handshake

Bear sentenced to 12 years in prison, the maximum allowed for manslaughter
Vikings set to begin football playoffs in Saskatoon

Vikings set to begin football playoffs in Saskatoon

Vikings play Aden Bowman in playoffs Friday
Man wanted in connection to North Battleford homicide

Man wanted in connection to North Battleford homicide

Police on the lookout for Javon Moosomin, described as 5’11” and 180 lbs, brown hair, brown eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Col. Chris Hadfield all set for Battlefords arrival

Col. Chris Hadfield all set for Battlefords arrival

Hadfield the star attraction at two events organized for the Rotary Club of the Battlefords 100th Anniversary celebrations
After long wait, Hazee Awards are handed out

After long wait, Hazee Awards are handed out

Hazee Awards ceremony took place at Chapel Gallery on Wednesday night
No drive thru for rapid tests at Chamber on Thursday

No drive thru for rapid tests at Chamber on Thursday

Chamber had planned a drive thru at their offices Thursday between 1 and 4 p.m., but Battlefords Chamber COO Linda Machniak reports the kits had not arrived as of this morning.