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A changing of the guard

A changing of the guard

I need to admit I hate playing golf, but despite that revelation I am a huge fan of the game and admire the magical efforts of the PGA tour members. It's just that I don't know any of their names anymore.

Biggar B, E and T

Biggar RCMP are requesting assistance from the public following a break, enter and theft froma commercial business in the town. Tuesday, Aug. 17 at approximately3 a.m.

Duncan sex assault trial set for March

A man accused of two counts of sexual assault has entered not guilty pleas and will be proceeding to a preliminary hearing early next year. Daniel Duncan made the plea in provincial court Wednesday.

Months after his passing, Delisle pitcher will be honoured

The late Norman French of Delisle will take his place in the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday. French was born and raised on the family farm near Donavon.

Virus blamed for bird deaths

Newcastle Disease is being suspected for hundreds of bird deaths around Jackfish Lake and elsewhere over the past month.
Stats or luck, what really matters in the sports world?

Stats or luck, what really matters in the sports world?

Monday night, on the drive home from Lloydminster after my baseball game, I was recapping the game my team lost 5-1.

Leoville ATM suspects in court

Three males are now in custody in connection to a break and enter in Leoville where a video store ATM machine was targeted.

Past time for action on climate change

Story:Dear Editor, Extreme weather events are regularly occurring locally and globally. Provincially, 100 communities are disaster areas with at least $100 million in damages due to flooding and extreme weather.
Major crash sends five to hospital

Major crash sends five to hospital

Five people were sent to hospital, three of them in critical condition, following a major three-vehicle crash Friday morning on the Highway 16 bypass in North Battleford. Around 9:30 a.m.

North Star grads heading to the pro ranks

As the Battlefords North Stars prepare for the upcoming hockey season, some former North Stars are now preparing for a new challenge in the hockey world.