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Chucks in St. Walburg cancelled

The Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association's SIGA Pro Tour event scheduled that was to take place in St. Walburg this weekend has been cancelled. The race was cancelled Thursday due to unsafe track conditions.
North Stars coach a legend

North Stars coach a legend

Earlier this week, the Moose Jaw Warriors and Conexus announced the 2011 Warriors and Legends Hall of Fame Inductees. Blair Atcheynum, assistant coach for the Battlefords North Stars, is one of the three nominees.
Pitching proves to be key in senior league

Pitching proves to be key in senior league

It is early in the North Saskatchewan River Baseball League season, but already each team is proving their staff ace can compete with anyone and any team has a chance to win any night.

Street close Thursday

The Department of Public Works and Engineering is conducting water main maintenance on the 1700 block of 98th Street today. That block and the intersection of 18th Avenue and 98th Street are closed to traffic for the day.

Big wins for three teams

Three Battlefords and District Ladies' Fastball League games were played Wednesday and all three hand similar results. In Unity, the Unity Midgets were back on track and improved to 7-1 on the season with a 10-0 win over the Unity Bantams 1.

Building permits down in April

Building permits took a sharp dip in North Battleford in April compared to last year.


BAKER: In Loving Memory of Alice Benita Baker who was born Sept. 14, 1926 at Lloydminster, SK and passed away May 16, 2011 at Battleford, SK.

ICE unit makes arrests

The Saskatchewan Integrated Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit initiated an online investigation on the Internet into the activities pertaining to the possession and distribution of child abuse images in Saskatchewan. Between Feb.

Pine Island Apts.

Theresa Kennedy had her granddaughter Tracy and two children of Edmonton to visit with her Sunday. Coleen Koski was to Edmonton with Dave and Lynn where Dave had a medical checkup. Tuesday morning we enjoyed coffee at the Pine Island Suites.

Driver vigilance urged after incident

Motorists in North Battleford are being urged to watch out for workers following an incident Friday where a city worker was injured on the job.
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