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Shake, rattle and roll for cancer

Shake, rattle and roll for cancer

There was a little less conversation and little more fundraising action at the North Battleford Legion Feb. 14, when Elvis made an appearance for a Canadian Cancer Society Fundraiser. Elvis impersonator Jeff Bodner, a B.C.

Relief for livestock producers

Relief is on the way for livestock producers dealing with feed shortages due to excess moisture.

Man's body found

A 31-year-old man was found dead 400 metres south of St. Walburg Sunday. Bystanders located the man's body at 11:40 a.m. and placed a 911 call.

Pharmacy policy effort to ensure fairness

Dear Editor Prairie North Health Region wishes to address concerns that have been expressed in recent weeks through a letter to the editor published in most local newspapers in our geographic area (Process threatens rural business, Regional Optimist,
Scholarship awarded

Scholarship awarded

The Battlefords Business Excellence Awards (BBEX) Committee has awarded a $1,000 BBEX scholarship to Kelcey Redding, business certificate student at North West Regional College.

Midget Stars wrap up season at PA

A topsy-turvy season for the Battlefords AAA Stars finally ended last Wednesday in Prince Albert as the Mintos downed the Stars 5-1. The game was played at the Art Hauser Centre Arena and brought an end to the regular season for the Stars.

New role for Taylor

Battlefords MLA Len Taylor has a new role in advance of the return of the legislature in March. He will take on duties as the opposition critic for Highways and Infrastructure. Taylor was appointed to the new role Feb.
Follow GPS to the letter and get lost

Follow GPS to the letter and get lost

I love maps. I have, on occasion, spent hours staring at them, analyzing them. Everything from maps of discontinued rail lines and their impact on the economies of small Saskatchewan towns,, to global maps during the most recent world crisis.

Drop In Centre walking program enjoyable

Shirley James of Waseca visited her mom Tillie Linkert and took her to do some shopping. Sympathy to the Churn family on the passing of Thelma Churn, a former Maidstone resident.
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