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Annette Campagne, at a house party near you

Annette Campagne, at a house party near you

In the intimate and warm atmosphere of the Centre francophone des Battleford, March 10, singer-song writer Annette Campagne filled the air with songs from blues to gospel.

The Monarchy of Mom

Recent political events have brought to the forefront of my cerebral cortex all the thoughts of the political process, the democratic rule, the platforms of party campaigns, and yet, for all the commotion and excitement, I remain slightly re-gruntled

Election fever changes behaviours

With an election facing us very closely on the horizon and all kinds of political rhetoric facing us day by day in the papers, on television ads and arriving in our mail boxes, this is a time when I wonder about belief systems that we, as a society,
Quilts and strawberries at Turtleford

Quilts and strawberries at Turtleford

Over 100 interested folks attended the Turtleford Quilters Club's first ever Quilt Show and Strawberry Tea April 16 at the Turtleford Seniors Center.

Crime dips in March

The Battlefords City Detachment of the RCMP saw crime numbers dip in several categories in the month of March. Calls for service were down to 848 for the month compared to 1184 last March 2010.

Project manager selected for CUPlex

North Battleford city council has selected a project manager to oversee construction of the field house and curling components of the Credit Union CUplex. Lyle V. Schell Construction Management Services Ltd.
McLEAN:

McLEAN:

McLEAN: Florence McLean died April 11, 2011 at her residence, the Battlefords District Care Centre. She was born November 11, 1918, the day World War l ended.
Former North Stars suit up in Allan Cup

Former North Stars suit up in Allan Cup

For many players the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League was a springboard to other hockey opportunities at the professional, university and college level.
Many ideas were shared at Rivers West district-wide meeting on culture

Many ideas were shared at Rivers West district-wide meeting on culture

Culture is important throughout the region and on April 12 the Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation held a gathering in St. Walburg to offer community groups a chance to meet and learn more about several provincial organizations.
POYNTER, Mary Eileen

POYNTER, Mary Eileen

POYNTER, Mary Eileen ; Eileen is with her Ted again. Eileen passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 in Edmonton. Mother was born February, 12, 1917 in Bow Island Alberta, to Gordon and Isabel Howden.