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Collisions on back-to-back days in Battlefords

A spike in collisions in the Battlefords has coincided with the return of winter conditions to the area this week, as emergency crews responded to two separate incidents Monday and Tuesday. The first collision happened at 1:55 p.m.

Throne Speech misses mark: Taylor

There was nothing in Wednesday's provincial throne speech to address the economic growth needs in the province, according to the MLA for the Battlefords.
From the earth to your skin

From the earth to your skin

Most people use their kitchens to cook food, but in Tammy Bessant's home the kitchen is a cornucopia of potions and brews, and it isn't at all unusual for a pot of lip balm to be simmering on the stovetop.
A weekend all about art in the Battlefords

A weekend all about art in the Battlefords

It was an artistic weekend in the Battlefords as arts council members and other delegates came together from across the province for Showcase 2010.
Elks Lodge donates $50,000 to CUPlex

Elks Lodge donates $50,000 to CUPlex

Money continues to roll in for the Credit Union CUPlex, with the local Elks Lodge the latest to step up to the plate. The Elks announced Thursday a pledge of $50,000 going towards the reception area for the aquatic centre.

Physician recruitment ongoing

Physician training and recruitment updates were on the agenda of the board of North Saskatchewan River Municipal Health Holdings at a regular meeting Oct. 18 at Riverside Health Complex in Turtleford. Dr. van den Heever was away Oct.

Who stands on guard for thee?

On Nov.11 of this year, the notes of our national anthem will be heard at every Remembrance Day Service across the land. With elaborate ceremony, we remember those whose lives were cut short in the mindless maelstrom of battle.
Langham resident $100,000 richer

Langham resident $100,000 richer

Blaine Lake Seniors' Citizens Centre held its cash lottery draw Oct. 18. Many community area residents attended the hamburger barbecue at the centre prior to the draws.

Grant of $250 approved for Operation Red Nose

The City of North Battleford is laying the groundwork for another successful year of Operation Red Nose.

Maidstone hosts farm plate input session

Maidstone will host one stop on SGI's tour of the province seeking input on Saskatchewan's farm-class licence plate program. The public consultation will take place Thursday, Dec. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m.
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