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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.
Librarian leaves lasting legacy

Librarian leaves lasting legacy

In life, we often meet people who, although we only know them for a short time, leave a lasting imprint on our hearts. And so, it was with great sadness that the students and staff of H. Hardcastle School said goodbye to a cherished librarian.

Tenders for splash pool, truck box awarded

The City of North Battleford is moving ahead with a splash park project in Centennial Park to be built in 2011. At Monday's meeting, they awarded the tender for the Centennial Park splash pool to Park and Play Design.

Mount Hope reorganizes

Mount Hope Multiple 4-H Club had their first meeting Oct. 15. Executive members are: president - Hanna Beatch, vice-president - Brandi Lamontagne, treasurer - Graham Beatch, secretary - Bailey Lamontagne and reporter - Steven Ramsay. District No.
Long lost memories

Long lost memories

Do these photographs look familiar? The search is on for the owner of these black and white negatives, including wedding, baby and farm photographs. The negatives were found in Langley, B.C. a couple of years ago.
Hafford ends football season on a high

Hafford ends football season on a high

One team, either Meath Park or Hafford, were going to win their first game of the season on their final try, as they faced off in six-man football Oct. 21.
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