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Rain having impact on cemetery: York

Rain having impact on cemetery: York

Wet weather is not a dead issue in North Battleford, as the city's cemeteries are now the latest to face challenges because of this year's increased rain and moisture. Parks and Recreation Director Stuart York reported to council Sept.
Stars sneak out exhibition win

Stars sneak out exhibition win

It may be just pre-season, but already the Battlefords Midget Stars are getting a taste of winning. The Stars hosted the Saskatoon Blazers Thursday night at the Civic Centre and pulled out a 2-1 victory.
Canada today, tomorrow the world

Canada today, tomorrow the world

Last April, 27-year-old Teri Mann never thought she'd be part of a pageant. But when a scout for the Miss Canada Globe Productions team approached the MRI technician, she was up for the challenge. "I thought, 'why not?'," said Mann.

Have some respect, and be responsible

Story:.Dear Editor This letter reflects upon the ancient issue of damage to vehicles. Whether its significant damage or minor incidents such as the common door ding, accidental or intentional, people need to be responsible for their actions.
NBCHS volleyball season starting in the right direction

NBCHS volleyball season starting in the right direction

Hosting seniors girls' 5A regional and provincial volleyball championships means a free pass, but the North Battleford Comprehensive High School team wants to march right through the front door and earn their spot at provincials.
Rhinos still lead the pack in NBTFL

Rhinos still lead the pack in NBTFL

The Rhinos were perfected heading into this week of North Battleford Touch Football League action, but the Gophers changed that Tuesday night. At Kinsmen Field, the Gophers handed the Rhinos their first loss with a 25-12 victory.
Excitement sets in after North Stars' breakfast

Excitement sets in after North Stars' breakfast

Bacon, eggs, fruit and pancakes, what better way to start your day? Heck, what better way to start the hockey season? Thursday, the Battlefords North Stars held their annual Kick Off Breakfast at the Civic Centre, which was well attended by sponsors
EYE ON THE BALL - Stressing over the pigskin and pennant race

EYE ON THE BALL - Stressing over the pigskin and pennant race

CFL weekly wrap: Not to suggest that Stephen Jyles is a polished CFL quarterback yet, but I firmly recall watching dozens of Rider practices adjacent to Mosaic Stadium while both Durant and Jyles were holding clipboards and learning from a guy who ca
Stars .500 hockey team in pre-season

Stars .500 hockey team in pre-season

It is merely pre-season, but already the Battlefords Midget Stars are getting a taste of winning.

Support farmers' monopoly too

Dear Editor It's great to see Premier Wall standing up for Saskatchewan's interests by expressing concern over the Potash Corp takeover bid by BHP Billiton Limited.