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Cash, jewelry stolen from rural home

Jewelry and cash were stolen from a Greenstreet residence sometime June 6, according to Lloydminster Rural . RCMP would like to remind rural residents to keep an eye out for suspicious or unknown vehicles or people in the area at unusual hours.

Baseball in the Millard's blood

The Millard Family of Canwood will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum along with one team and 13 individuals Saturday, Aug. 21. Nature-nurture, heredity-environment, or it's in their blood.
Fitness Matters

Fitness Matters

Testosterone is a man's fountain of youth. Unfortunately it decreases with age. These decreases can cause many negative side effects ranging from obesity, brittle bones, muscle loss and even impotence.

Tourism this Week

SYPE (Saskatchewan Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs) 2010 Golf Tournament is happening June 19 at Rustic Nine Golf Course starting at 10:30 a.m. Lunch is at Porta Bella Restaurant at 12:30 p.
Tourism volunteer honoured for dedication

Tourism volunteer honoured for dedication

Battlefords Tourism and Convention Bureau saluted worthy volunteers at its luncheon Friday to cap off Tourism Awareness Week in the community. This year, a local woman, Donna Fuhr, was honored as Tourism Volunteer of the Year.

Tenders for theatre competitive: Hamilton

Tenders for the theatre component of the CU Plex are now in and are being evaluated, Mayor Ian Hamilton said Thursday, June10.

Local musicians release first single

North Battleford locals Del Bannerman, Richard Lalonde and their band, Eldebrock, just back from Nashville, Tenn., released their debut single June 15.
Mother Nature giving NW easier ride

Mother Nature giving NW easier ride

Fishing anyone? Except this isn't a lake, it's a seeded field in the Canora district. While we've been moaning about the wet spring in the Northwest, the moisture we've received has at least not been this excessive.

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.