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MS society works to speed up research

Dear Editor Over the past several months, there has been a great deal of media coverage on chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) and multiple sclerosis. Since Dr.
Councillors lower boom on 105th Street property

Councillors lower boom on 105th Street property

North Battleford lowered the boom Monday on another run-down property, this time on 105th Street. City council voted unanimously to pass a resolution to raze the property at 1501-105th Street.

Midget Stars split home opener weekend

Saturday, the Stars allowed four powerplay goals and lost 6-2 in their season opener. Justin Lund scored on the powerplay in the first with Dylan Fluter drawing the assists. Jesse Gerbig scored in the second from Regan Yew.

North Stars swept in home-and-home series

Friday night in Melfort, the North Stars scored three first period goals, two by Colin Phaneud and one by Woody Klassen. Kyle Birch was the losing goaltender. The period scores were: 3-3 after the first, 4-3 for Melfort after the second and 6-3.

Aquatics tender awarded to Jen Col Construction

Jen Col Construction Ltd. has been awarded the contract for construction of a six-lane aquatics centre component of the Credit Union CUPlex. Jen Col beat out seven other bidders from all over Canada with a total price of $16,459,000 plus GST.

Property offences down, persons offenses up

It was another mixed bag as far as the July crime numbers in North Battleford, with crimes against the person recording a major spike while most other categories saw declines.

Great Canadian Oil Change coming

A new Great Canadian Oil Change will be coming to North Battleford. A three-bay drive-through oil change facility is to be built at 502 Frontier Way, in the C-3 commercial zone.

Building permit values hold steady in July

Building permit values in North Battleford held steady in the month of July in spite of a dip in the number of permits issued during the month. Only 9 permits were issued in July, down from 18 in July 2009.
GOTTA HAVE ART - Expressing joy in exploration

GOTTA HAVE ART - Expressing joy in exploration

Holly Hildebrand is a mixed media artist who "finds great joy in exploring the endless array of materials and their potential uses in the creative process.

Crops still way behind, but hoping for warmer weather

Farmers in the Northwest are hoping forecasts of warmer temperatures come true for the coming weeks as the entire province remains behind schedule with the harvest.
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