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Is the Yankees' captain going down with the ship?

Is the Yankees' captain going down with the ship?

The age at which a top level professional athlete's skill begins to wane varies on which sport they play.

Sept. 10 to 19 sports schedule

SEPTEMBER 10-11 North Battleford Comprehensive High School will host their annual senior girls volleyball tournament. SEPTEMBER 10-11 North Battleford Golf and Country Club will host their annual club championship tournament. Tee off times are 9 a.m.
Fire shuts down mall

Fire shuts down mall

Frontier Mall was virtually shut down Wednesday evening as North Battleford Fire and Emergency Services were called to what fire officials are calling a suspicious fire at the Real Canadian Wholesale Club. The call came in at 6:08 p.m.
Rhinos still untamed

Rhinos still untamed

A month into the North Battleford Men's Touch Football League the Rhinos remain undefeated and the class of the league. The Rhinos downed the Headhunters 34-12 Tuesday night to move to 6-0.
Roughriders truly represent the province

Roughriders truly represent the province

This week I'm going to talk about the Saskatchewan Roughriders and what they mean to the province.

Sparrow takes a stand for seniors

Former senator Herb Sparrow is speaking out for senior citizens who are victims of crime. Recently, Sparrow unsuccessfully appealed an order from the City of North Battleford to have the graffiti on his property removed.
Former CFLers can't quite make the cut in NFL

Former CFLers can't quite make the cut in NFL

As far as Canadian Football goes, the Labour Day weekend is often the most anticipated weekend of the regular season.

New strategies needed to promote neighbourhood wellness

Dear Editor This is an invitation to the people of the Battlefords to join us in celebration of neighbourhood wellness. Sept. 11, from noon to 5 p.m.
A rocking welcome to thriving town

A rocking welcome to thriving town

While driving through the community of Maidstone visitors notice rocks, boulders and stones. They hold house numbers, decorate gardens and now the biggest one of all welcomes everyone who enters the town on the main road in from the north.
Kupchanko touts progress at Battleford West

Kupchanko touts progress at Battleford West

What used to be a field west of Battleford continues to slowly but surely transform itself into the Telegraph Heights subdivision of Battleford West.