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Battlefords News Optimist

Two-vehicle collision on 100th Street and 20th

Two vehicles were involved in a motor vehicle accident Saturday at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 100th Street.
Weekend of ups and downs for North Stars

Weekend of ups and downs for North Stars

The Battlefords North Stars still seem to be struggling with consistency issues, but did manage to win once during a three-game weekend road trip.
Stampeders run over the Riders in West Division battle

Stampeders run over the Riders in West Division battle

"They had over 200 yards rushing? That's ridiculous," said Roughriders defensive lineman Marcus Adams. Yes, they did. The Calgary Stampeders came into Regina Sunday afternoon with a clear-cut game plan; rush the ball.
Evil lurks at the carnival

Evil lurks at the carnival

Construction is well underway for Edam Board of Trade's seventh annual haunted Spooktacular. This year brave visitors are invited to check out the Carnevil of Souls. Visitors will experience a haunted twist to elements of a carnival.
Spirit day a colourful event

Spirit day a colourful event

Thursday Oct. 14 was spirit day at Maidstone High School. The theme was "tight and bright." Students looked forward to this day with excitement and wore lots of bright neon clothing such as tight leggings, headbands and jewelry.

Five-year sentence for repeat drunk driving offender

A 58-year old man convicted of once again driving while impaired and driving while disqualified is going to be spending nearly five years behind bars.
We are all part of the solution

We are all part of the solution

Statistics Canada released a study early last month that highlighted the strength of the feminist movement. In 2006, for every 100 women with a university education there were 84 men with the same level of education.

Ballet glides into N.B.

With support from the Saskatchewan Arts Board's Culture on the Go pilot program, the White Birch Ballet Company is performing in North Battleford at Chapel Gallery Saturday, Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Corporate jewels turning to glass

Corporate jewels turning to glass

I would like to thank the folks with BHP Billiton for making a pitch for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. Their doing so has now given me an answer to one of my wife's frequent questions.
A generous harvest

A generous harvest

Combines in red, yellow and green worked together last Thursday to bring in the harvest of the Jim and Cheryl Johnston donation land.