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Sports Calendar Jan.7 to 15

JANUARY 7 Battlefords North Stars host the Melville Millionaires for the final time this season in SJHL action. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Centre. JANUARY 7 Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League has Battleford scheduled to play in Maymont.

Four-besider mystery solved

Dear Editor Thank you for publishing my letter, "What's a four-besider?" in your Dec. 2issue. A librarian at the Lakeland Library promptly solved this mystery.
Lessons from the sea: Setting sail

Lessons from the sea: Setting sail

It's more than a decade since I began writing these articles and I wanted to offer something fresh and inspiring. Going over some of my past musings I decided to offer these Lessons from The Sea.
Turning pumpkins into charity

Turning pumpkins into charity

TJ Omelchenko has been in the pumpkin business for the past three years. He's built up a regular clientele for his crop, experimented with different varieties and is planning to expand next year.
Eating my way to 5K

Eating my way to 5K

Back in the beginning of October, I found myself facing what I call the season of eating.

Swedes sweep Saskatchewan

It was an opportunity not many hockey players get - a chance to play an international hockey game. The Battlefords North Stars had that opportunity Monday, as they took on the Sweden Under 17 Team at the Civic Centre.

Young musicians bring medals home

With a variety of bands, choirs and talented performers, the Battlefords have a rich variety of musical offerings. And it seems this atmosphere will continue, as young, developing musicians excel in their music instruction.

Poundmaker firearms suspect still in custody

A man charged in connection to a firearms incident on Poundmaker First Nation remains in custody pending a decision on bail. Arnold Pete of Poundmaker First Nation was in North Battleford provincial court Friday for a show cause hearing.

Physician recruitment hits a snag

Physician recruitment again topped the agenda of the North Saskatchewan River Municipal Health Holdings Ltd. board when they met Dec. 15 at Riverside Health Complex in Turtleford.

Christmas brings visitors

Our sympathy to the Harbridge family on the passing of Bill Harbridge. Bill was a one time resident of Pine Island Apartments. Theresa Kennedy spent Christmas eve with her daughters, Kim and Jackie Gerbig and Buck and Jackie Gerbig.
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