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Residents celebrate 65th anniversary

Well, February may be the shortest month but it seemed to me to be the coldest. I guess it was those windy days. Anyway, it's often said, if you live in Saskatchewan our topic of conversation tends to be around the weather, good or bad.

How many loaves have you?

The first Friday in March is special around the world. The annual World Day of Prayer reaches across the lines of denominations and into more than 170 countries. This year the program was prepared by the women of Chile.

When North Battleford was powered by steam

Approximately 100 yards west of the North Battleford railway overpass and a few yards south of the railway tracks, on a rise overlooking the old Gregory Park stone walls and Territorial Drive West, shards and pieces of a century-old cement floor and

Snowbirds begin flocking home

Sunday was a beautiful, sunny day. There was no wind and the temperature rose to -12 C. It looked more as though spring might just be around the corner. Our best wishes to Jason Silvester, who has recently been spending some time in the hospital.

Card tournament planned

The Maidstone Legion Ladies' Auxiliary No. 142 met March 1 for their monthly meeting. Nine members braved the cold weather to attend. Plans were made to cater to the ratepayers' supper April 8. The Feb.

The King drops by to entertain

"Pretty" is the word that best describes the first floor of our building. Red, pink and white Valentine decorations provided a cheerful setting for our party held Feb. 12. Fun prevailed over our choice of pool or shuffleboard mini-tournaments.

Notes from Pine Island Apartments

Dale and Debbie Kennedy of Lloydminster visited their mom, Theresa Kennedy. They were at the karaoke at the Legion clubroom. They stayed over and all had breakfast Sunday morning with Sam and Barb Kennedy.

Minnehaha rally draws 40 riders

Here we are once again. Seems like there isn't that much going on in our little community. The Three Stars are showing they are once again a team to be reckoned with as they head into the finals.
Maneuvering through traffic in a foreign land

Maneuvering through traffic in a foreign land

Those who regularly read my ramblings in this paper may have noticed I was absent for the last couple of weeks. I have to stand up for myself and state that it was not pure laziness that caused my absence.
Francophone childcare centre opens

Francophone childcare centre opens

Les petits pingouins Childcare Centre (CÉPP), located at École Père Mercure, North Battleford, was officially opened Feb. 15.
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