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NBCHS hosts senior basketball tourney

NBCHS hosts senior basketball tourney

It was another dunk-filled weekend at the North Battleford Comprehensive High School, as they hosted their annual senior boys basketball tournament. Seven teams took part in the tourney, with games Friday and Saturday.

Murder trial under way in Battleford

A murder re-trial got under way last week at Queen's Bench Court House in Battleford involving a Lloydminster killing in 2005.

Good Samartin

A bouquet to the honest Samaritan who found my car key at McDonald's and left it on my truck, and to the considerate lady who offered me her phone and drove me home. Special thanks to you both. We do have honest, caring people in our community.
Students square off for spelling bee

Students square off for spelling bee

Things have been extremely slow in the news department in our area. However, I will report what I have got so far. It will be short and sweet. The Handi-Van Committee held the first bingo of the new year Jan. 14 in the seniors' centre at 7:30 p.m.

CUPlex costs climb

Like a home renovation project run amok, the bill for the Credit Union CUPlex continues to climb.

Border Tones brighten winter evening

Dale and Debbie Kennedy of Lloydminster were here visiting their mom, Theresa Kennedy. Theresa spent some time watching them play in the shuffleboard tournament at the Legion Club Room. We extend sympathy to the Kozoriz family on Bill's passing.

CUPlex tender numbers through the roof

The bill for the Credit Union CUPlex could be about to go through the roof.

Nuclear issue raised again

The issue of nuclear power in the province was back in the news last week with word that the provincial government was considering small-scale nuclear reactors for the province.
North Stars keep pace in Bauer Conference with two wins

North Stars keep pace in Bauer Conference with two wins

"We're gonna go for third obviously, anything less is unacceptable," said Woody Klassen hours before the Battlefords North Stars took on the Estevan Bruins Thursday evening.

Committee collecting SHNB history

Dear Editor In 2013, the Historic Saskatchewan Hospital, North Battleford, will celebrate 100 years of service to the mentally ill.