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Nothing decided heading into final week of NSRHL

You'd think heading into the final week of the regular season more than two teams would be locked into their playoff positions, but that isn't the case in the North Saskatchewan River Hockey League.
Humanity has yet to find cure for winter

Humanity has yet to find cure for winter

I have never been snowshoeing, perhaps because the opportunity has never presented itself, but more likely because I am not a winter person.
2011 Tankard underway in Battlefords

2011 Tankard underway in Battlefords

Day one of the 2011 SaskTel Tankard began, as expected, cautiously, but the excitement picked up inside the Civic Centre and finished with three games coming down to the final rock in the final draw of the day.

Cow panels stolen

Twenty cow fencing panels have been stolen fromr a site northwest of Paynton in the RM of Paynton. Maidstone RCMP say the panels were stolen sometime between Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

Scale back to affordable CUPlex

Dear Editor I am quite concerned about the way CUPlex process is going. This is an exciting time for North Battleford and I appreciate the leap of faith in taking on something of this degree.
Jessie Kuttai celebrates 100 years of life

Jessie Kuttai celebrates 100 years of life

When Jessie Kuttai was born in Krydor, Jan. 23, 1911, the world was a much different place. Einstein was still working on his Theory of Relativity and Hitler was just a schoolboy.

Winter is already half over

We are now well into a new year and getting everything back to normal. Days are getting longer, which is welcome and, since we are halfway through winter, spring feels not too far away. The first RM of Glenside Recreation Board meeting was held Jan.

Facility a legacy for the future

Dear Editor I support the concept of the multiplex and am pleased construction has begun. In a perfect world, many more sources would have financially contributed and we may not have had to borrow as much, or work so diligently at fundraising.

Auxiliary notes

The Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary No. 142, assisted by the men, held a cribbage and kaiser tournament Jan. 22. Although there weren't many players, an enjoyable afternoon was shared. Beef on a bun was available and was very good.

Talking their way into the medals

A North Battleford Comprehensive High School debate team participated in a debate at Walter Murray Collegiate in Saskatoon Jan. 14 and brought home a few medals.