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Moose dies following collision with car south of Battleford

One person was injured following a collision that apparently involved a car and a moose south of Battleford. The incident happened shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday, about two miles south of Battleford on Highway 4.

Vikings still searching for first win

The Vikings felt more confident heading into the 3A high school football game against Tommy Douglas, but fell short once again.

Tie and loss for Midget Stars

The Battlefords Midgets Stars came home with one of four possible points from their weekend road trip to Yorkton.
The heart of the choir

The heart of the choir

Mother-daughter music team retires from choir

Dusting off basic values

If all neighbourhoods had someone like Steven Cormons championing for improvement, the world would indeed be a better place.

Sports schedule Oct. 5 to Oct. 16

OCTOBER 5 Battlefords North Stars will host the Melfort Mustangs for the third meeting between the teams this season. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Centre.
Durable old birds still flying

Durable old birds still flying

I used to spend a lot of time playing flight simulators on my computer. I even went so far as to spend a total of $400 on absolute top-of-the-line Thrustmaster joysticks modelled on the Block 50 version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Roughriders clinch playoff spot

Roughriders clinch playoff spot

For the fourth consecutive year, Roughrider fans will be able to watch their team in the playoffs at Mosaic Stadium.
Community wellness meeting looks to solve problems

Community wellness meeting looks to solve problems

Crime, vandalism, slum landlords and other problems were high on the agenda of local residents Friday at a community meeting held on North Battleford's east side.
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