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Battlefords Festival of Trees winding down. Don't miss your chance to bid!

Battlefords Festival of Trees winding down. Don't miss your chance to bid!

Bidding closes Dec. 8
A pet for Christmas? Not always a good idea

A pet for Christmas? Not always a good idea

The Battlefords animal shelter currently has an over-supply of cats and there is a big need for people interested in fostering cats
Great Value chicken burgers being recalled

Great Value chicken burgers being recalled

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled product from the marketplace
Federated Co-op buying up Husky gas bars, car washes, c-stores

Federated Co-op buying up Husky gas bars, car washes, c-stores

Once the deal is complete, FCL says, it will transfer the sites to several independent local co-ops across Western Canada
Good advice

Good advice

Linda's Lines: Regrets have been replaced by gratitude, freedom and rejoicing
It's the season of cheerful and generous giving

It's the season of cheerful and generous giving

Neighbourly Advice According to Ed: St. Nicholas dedicated his life to serving God and became Bishop of Myra at an early age
A cup of java

A cup of java

Prairie Wool: Pleasant memories of Italian cappuccino not shared by all
Real Christmas trees: locally grown give most satisfaction

Real Christmas trees: locally grown give most satisfaction

Hanbidge on Horticulture: Live Christmas tree market plagued by many factors, shortages result
Lots of over-the-counter ranitidine recalled

Lots of over-the-counter ranitidine recalled

Consumers and patients who are taking a ranitidine drug should talk to their doctor or pharmacist at their earliest convenience
Hounds finally get a win versus North Stars

Hounds finally get a win versus North Stars

Notre Dame hung on for 2-1 win, snapping four losses in a row to North Stars