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Senior Soccer League Standings

Battlefords Senior Men's Soccer League standings Team Record Points GF GA Athletico 7-1-2 23 30 18 FC Elite 7-1-1 22 54 15 Sweetgrass Light 7-2-0 21 42 27 Mosquito 5-3-0 15 49 23 Little Pine Deuces 2-6-1 7 44 55 Thunderchild 2-5-0 6 16 16 Sweetgrass

A great Saskatchewan ball player, Dennis Williams, will be honoured

Dennis Williams' baseball career began in Central Butte under the tutelage of Bob Champman and Ralph Peterson, both of whom played in the South Saskatchewan Baseball League with the Rowletta Lakers.
Bridgefest donor pays the toll

Bridgefest donor pays the toll

Bridgefest 2010 is a little closer to its budget goal with the announcement of a generous donation.
Chicken chasing eye opener for city kid

Chicken chasing eye opener for city kid

My 14-year-old sister, Courtney, and her friends decided to do something novel the other day when the exhibition came to town. Instead of spending the day blowing money at the fair, they went to my parent's acreage.
Gallery bids adieu to founding curator

Gallery bids adieu to founding curator

After 22 years of exhibits, awards and adventures, the City of North Battleford's director of galleries is handing over the reigns. Dean Bauche began his journey as curator in a most unusual way.
Improvements set tone for next 100 years

Improvements set tone for next 100 years

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in Meota July 9 to celebrate the completion of the new RM office, as well as two water projects.
Lehman Creek fisheries project reclaims the shoreline

Lehman Creek fisheries project reclaims the shoreline

A project to reclaim the shoreline on Lehman creek near Cochin has now been completed. It was a fisheries enhancement shoreline restoration project, said Kevin Jones, vice-president of the Lost Horse Creek Wildlife Federation.

Ritz, Bjornerud announce aid for farmers

Last week's meeting of agricultural ministers in Saskatoon wrapped up with the announcement of aid for farmers hit by the recent flood damage across Saskatchewan.

Break in to business on 20th Avenue

North Battleford continues to be hit by break and enters. This time, Battlefords RCMP were called to a 20th Avenue business hit with an early-morning break and enter July 4.
NDP tour Northwest health care facilities

NDP tour Northwest health care facilities

Long-term care and issues surrounding doctor shortages and health-care personnel were on the radar of the provincial NDP last week as they toured the Northwest.