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Sign corridor to go ahead

The Battlefords is going ahead with sign corridors to be established at surrounding highway entrances to the community.
RCMP officer given royal sendoff

RCMP officer given royal sendoff

Will Cst. Jacqueline Spence be missed? Yes she will. A surprise potluck supper was held for Spence June 8 at the Radisson Community Hall. Close to 80 people were there to say goodbye. She was greeted with She's A Golly Good Fellow and lots of tears.
JPII grad earns U of S award

JPII grad earns U of S award

North Battleford Comprehensive High School graduate Britni Brenna has earned the 2011 APEGS gold medal for geoscience at the University of Saskatchewan.

Steve Cormons building community

Steve Cormons is on the hunt for buskers of all kinds in his quest to improve the community.

Council notes for June 13 meeting

Here is a rundown of some business that took place at Monday's council meeting. The 2010 audited financial statements for the year ending Dec. 31, 2010 were presented by Barry Svenkeson of the accounting firm Holm Clements Kwong Svenkeson Raiche.

Student achievement celebrated

Borden School Community Council served up a free barbecue supper prior to the school's awards night The Affinity CU $500 scholarship went to Tom Wensley and the Kare Ag $500 went to Melissa Saunders, both Grade 12 students.
MANDIN:

MANDIN:

MANDIN: In Loving Memory of Joseph George Mandin who was born Feb. 11, 1939 at North Battleford, SK and passed away June 3, 2011 at North Battleford, SK.

Time for a rain dance

Are we the only place that is crying for rain? It seems like it has rain all around us but we are desperately dry. Sunday afternoon clouded up and gave us some thunder and lightning but only two tenths of rain.

North Battleford rebuffed in wind turbine application

North Battleford has fallen short in its bid to power up rinks in the community using wind turbines. The city was among 79 communities who applied to the SaskPower Self Generated Electricity Project for Rinks.
Training diet combo gets best results

Training diet combo gets best results

It is an age old debate. When trying to lose weight is it best to do cardio, weights or simply to follow a diet plan? When exercising for weight loss, how intense should the activity be? The answer is pretty simple.