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Battlefords News Optimist

Electronics stolen

Maidstone RCMP are requesting the public's assistance. OnOct. 14 between midnight and10 a.m. a vehicle in Lashburn was broken into. Perpetrators gained access by breakingopen the rear vehicle windowand entered the vehicle.
Stitching together lasting connections

Stitching together lasting connections

In this age of long distance communications and technology it seems no one can claim to live in the middle of nowhere anymore and yet many can claim to live in isolation.

Naming game getting goofy?

The CUPlex Raise the Roof campaign has come up with some interesting fundraising ploys to drum up support for the project, everything from large foam hammers to the recently announced sexy local women in sport calendar being promoted by a local radio

BNS captain receives November praise

November proved to be a busy month for the Battlefords North Stars, as they played 15 games and tried to put the slow start to the season behind them.

What's a four-besider?

Dear Editor: In a winter 1960-61 issue your newspaper carried a classified ad offering for sale a "four-besider with a built-in hemingway." Many readers contacted the newspaper to ask what this item might be. That is my question now.
Wakaw strikes provincial gold in Maidstone

Wakaw strikes provincial gold in Maidstone

Maidstone High School embraced provincial volleyball with matching t-shirts and prairie hospitality Nov. 26 and 27, as senior boys' 3A teams from as far away as Redvers, 718 kilometres away, competed for medals and the glory.

Close scores in the week that was in the NSRHL

The St. Walburg Eagles perch atop the North Saskatchewan River Hockey League after two more wins on the weekend and a 4-1-0 record. The Eagles were at home to Spiritwood Friday and pulled out an 8-3 win.
Tuesdays with Clara

Tuesdays with Clara

I have a confession: nursing homes make me uncomfortable.

Emergency crews called to river rescue again

Emergency crews were called to the North Saskatchewan River to deal with a report of a person stranded in the river.

Bye bye to Leslie Nielsen, a seriously funny guy

Well, it is a sad week in Regina, and not only because the Saskatchewan Roughriders lost again in the Grey Cup.