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Wholesale Club closing Sept. 11

Confusion surrounds the future of the Real Canadian Wholesale Club location at Frontier Mall after workers were given notice that the supermarket is closing this fall.
Baseload plant construction powers up

Baseload plant construction powers up

Officials from Northland Power were welcomed with open arms into the Battlefords community as the sod was turned on their $700 million baseload power plant construction.

Running with the law

Local young people were running with the law earlier this month north of Lloydminster. The Lloydminster Rural and Maidstone RCMP hosted a School Road Relay for students June 7 at Sandy Beach.

Two injured in crash

An early-morning collision has sent two people to hospital in North Battleford. WPD Ambulance reported they received a call around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 16 of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 107th Street and 115th Avenue.
Bantam Beavers come up just short in home tourney

Bantam Beavers come up just short in home tourney

The North Battleford Crackmaster Bantam Beavers' home tournament proved to be a good measuring stick as they move closer to provincials.

Volks contribute to CUPlex dance floor

Momentum for the Credit Union CU Plex fundraising continues as Bill and Carol Volk have announced they will sponsor the dance floor in the Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts. The price tag for sponsorship of the dance floor was listed at $10,000.
Blue Water Day eases wetland blues

Blue Water Day eases wetland blues

RBC pledges $400,000 to Ducks Unlimited

Graffiti concerns delay nuisance bylaw

Continued concerns about anti-graffiti provisions in the new Property Maintenance and Nuisance Abatement bylaw have delayed final passage of the new bylaw. Third reading and passage was slated for June 14 council meeting.

More charges for accused sex offender

A man accused of sexual assault and sexual interference involving a minor under 16 was back in North Battleford provincial court Tuesday to face a new information and new charges.

Paules sentenced; decision on Night sentence reserved

One of the men accused in the recent Riverview home invasion in May has pleaded guilty in North Battleford provincial court. William Paules pleaded guilty to break and enter and disguise with intent.