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Battlefords News Optimist


"Missing someone gets easier every day. Because, even though it is one day further from the last time you saw each other, it is one day closer to the next time you will".

Community baby shower for Kemper John Block

Close to 30 people were on hand for the Borden seniors March birthdays and potluck supper on March 30. Happy birthday was sung to Terry Petriew and Martha Rempel, and then a video was shown of early happenings in Saskatchewan, going back to 1900.

Fraud phone calls

Maidstone RCMP warns the public of a magazine publication that has been contacting businesses in community of Maidstone. This publication has been calling and asking if the business would buy an advertisement in the magazine.

BATC Winter Games leave Battlefords for Saskatoon

When many think of April, they think of spring, flowers, Easter eggs and perhaps the approaching of some summer sports.

Lookin' Around Meota

A week ago I would have sworn that old Mother Nature had come down with Alzheimer's disease and had forgotten what season she was supposed to be bringing on.
Pretty powerful in pink

Pretty powerful in pink

Many people remember being singled out for mistreatment in school, whether because they wore braces or glasses, were fat or thin, came from rich or poor families, or their skin was too dark or too light.
Travelers return from Spain

Travelers return from Spain

Stewart and Phyllis Cunningham returned home from their annual vacation to Spain where the temperature was in the 60 to 80 degree range.
Table Mountain closes with big splash

Table Mountain closes with big splash

It looks like it is nearly time to say good-bye to the snow and with that marks the end of the Table Mountain Regional Park skiing and snowboarding season.


KERGOAT: Simone Therese (nee Lajeunesse), 95, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Villa Pascal in North Battleford.

Preparations for Waseca anniversary underway

The warmer temperatures during the past week have made snow disappear and dried roads. The Waseca 100th anniversary committee members continue to work hard laying plans for the celebrations to be held July 2 and 3.