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Story past and successful present for town of Wilkie on baseball diamond

Wilkie celebrated 100 years of existence last weekend and along with the 100 years of town pride, baseball has been a cornerstone of the community for nearly that long as well.
New pool and new recycling centre celebrated

New pool and new recycling centre celebrated

Two grand openings were celebrated in Radisson, July 7. Biggar MLA Randy Weekes cut the ribbon for the official opening of the Radisson recycling plant; Mayor Kyliuk and Daryl Amey held the ribbon.

Elderly woman robbed

RCMP are on the lookout for a suspect in response to a robbery involving an elderly woman working in her garden in North Battleford. The incident happened on the 500 block of 100th Street Tuesday at around 4:30 p.m.

Road construction continues

The City of North Battleford asks drivers to be cautious and watch for barricades on 100th Street and 18th Avenue. Drivers should expect possible detours and delays Friday, July 15, as a crew is repaving the intersection.


YAWORENKO: William (Bill) Nov 8, 1931 - June 13, 2011 passed away Monday June 13 at Battlefords Union Hospital at the age of 79 years.

Internet phone scam continues

Battlefords area residents are once again complaining that they are being targeted by scammers looking to hack into their computers.

Four arrested following home invasion

Four suspects are under arrest following an early-morning home invasion in North Battleford Wednesday. The incident happened around 12:44 a.m. Police received a 911 call from a residence on the 1100 block of 108th Street.

Calling all performers

North Battleford is welcoming voluntary street entertainers and buskers to perform downtown Friday, July 29.

Thieves damage door

In a four-month period, April 18 to July 7, there were four instances of theft in the Maidstone area. Sometime between 8 p.m. July 5 and 3 a.m.

Prelim date set in home care assault case

A January date has been set for the preliminary hearing in the case of a woman accused of assaulting a victim at a care home in North Battleford.