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Region examines sick time progress

The Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority board of directors heard a report on the progress the region is making on reducing sick time, overtime and work place injuries at its regular board meeting Sept. 8 in Prince Albert.
2010-11 Battlefords North Stars opening roster

2010-11 Battlefords North Stars opening roster

1. Graham Hildebrand - Goalie - Saskatoon -'91 2. Cade Kimery - Defence - Regina - '91 3. Taylor Egan- Defence - Regina - '93 4. Zach MacLellan - Defence - Coquitlam, B.C. - '92 5. Myles Baptiste - Defence - Cando - '90 6.
NBGCC champions crowned

NBGCC champions crowned

The battle to be crowned North Battleford Golf and Country Club champion started in June for the men and last week a winner was declared. This year, instead of a club championship tournament, the format to crown a champion was match play.

Attack ads make us all losers

Dear Editor The next Saskatchewan election has been set for Nov. 7, 2011. Unless I'm even worse in math than I think, that's over a year away. But I'm already seeing pure election ads on TV. What's going on? The Sask.

Stars could be reaching potential

Following training camp in August, the Battlefords Midget Stars coach Martin Smith said he expected this to be the year the team turns it around and plays for a playoff spot.

Rollover outside North Battleford

A 23-year-old man was sent to hospital following a single vehicle rollover on a grid road east of North Battleford Thursday. The rollover happened on Wearing Road, about two kilometers to the east of Territorial Drive at around 4:30 p.m.
North Stars drop another exhibition game

North Stars drop another exhibition game

A 1-5-0-1 record isn't exactly ideal for a team with high expectations heading into the 2010-11 Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League season.
Monthly contribution plan launched for CUPlex

Monthly contribution plan launched for CUPlex

More contributions to the Credit Union CUPlex are being sought through a new fundraising effort aimed at the "little guy.

Child birth experiences basis of thesis

Dear Editor I am seeking information from your readership in order to complete my masters degree at the University of Regina. The subject of my thesis is infant and maternal mortality in early 20th century Saskatchewan.
That was an ugly one

That was an ugly one

Uh oh. The Saskatchewan Roughriders kicked off the second half of the 2010 CFL season with a 31-2 blowout loss in Winnipeg Sunday. What's so wrong with that? Plenty.