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Lloydminster Ex chase the ace jackpot continues to grow

Lloydminster Ex chase the ace jackpot continues to grow

Small city fundraiser grows to $1,000,000.
Saskatoon Police still searching for accused killer

Saskatoon Police still searching for accused killer

Jonathan Ouellet-Gendron is wanted for first-degree murder and considered armed and dangerous
P.A. Police raid home, seize sawed-off rifle,  stolen cheques

P.A. Police raid home, seize sawed-off rifle, stolen cheques

A 28-year-old man was charged with weapons offences and possession of property obtained by crime
Yellowtail pleads not guilty to arson in apartment fire

Yellowtail pleads not guilty to arson in apartment fire

Naomi Yellowtail and Keeanu Crookedneck are accused of burning down an apartment building in North Battleford in January
Things to do this weekend in the Battlefords

Things to do this weekend in the Battlefords

Here are a few things you might like to take in.
Crop report: producers hope rain helps later seeded crops

Crop report: producers hope rain helps later seeded crops

Producers are optimistic about their yields since much of the region received a normal amount of rain compared to last year where they were abnormally dry.
Parading into Town

Parading into Town

Parade takes place in Battleford on Aug 12 at 7 p.m., marking the return of a summer staple.
Documents show draft speech on residential schools edited out blaming Ottawa for abuse

Documents show draft speech on residential schools edited out blaming Ottawa for abuse

Edits contained in the 17 pages of drafts show the words "at the hands of the federal government" were struck out.
'Get it moving, get it out of docket,' Judge warns Crown, defence

'Get it moving, get it out of docket,' Judge warns Crown, defence

Robin Moccasin was charged with numerous drug trafficking and weapons offences in North Battleford, Sask., and Lloydminster, Alta., last year
B'fords RCMP looking for two missing people

B'fords RCMP looking for two missing people

Anyone with information is urged to call the Battlefords RCMP.