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Farmer and army veteran passes away

Sympathy goes out to the Rayner families from the local area and Battleford on the recent passing of Thomas Rayner. Tom was the eldest boy of a family of 10 children.
Christmas and Dad's Cookies

Christmas and Dad's Cookies

It was our last stop. On a hot July day we were anxious to get into our air conditioned car and on home. I was rushing down the aisle at Costco when a bright yellow box caught my eye, "Dad's Cookies" it read.

Scruffles' Christmas Miracle

A family pet went missing from his back yard in North Battleford Nov 10. He was found Dec. 12 by Trent Ilett north of the city. Trent runs his dogs every day in the area where this dog was found.

Time to defend the reason for the season

This time of year, for personal reasons, has been a time of mixed emotions for me. Christmas was always a special time for my family and it centred on Christian principles that this country was formed around. The day of Dec.
Turkey lunch a treat for students

Turkey lunch a treat for students

The Christmas Holidays are coming quickly and the school days are winding down. The last day of school is Dec. 21 and to celebrate the oncoming holidays we will be having a turkey lunch for our students.
Improving the world, a little bit at a time

Improving the world, a little bit at a time

After years of fundraising and awareness-raising events, 45 students of St. Vital School were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend We Day 2011 in Winnipeg.
Christmas supper at Maymont Hall

Christmas supper at Maymont Hall

The Maymont Hall committee had a Christmas supper at the Maymont Hotel Dec. 8. Thanks to Dawn Gray and all her staff for the great supper and service. Special thanks to the cook, Murray Gray, who did the steaks.
Muskeg Lake launches radio station

Muskeg Lake launches radio station

CICN-FM is a new local radio station that is broadcasting First Nations community programming from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation on the broadcasting frequency of 104.3 FM.
Volleyball team improved over the season

Volleyball team improved over the season

The month of November has ended, as has the Grade 5 and 6 volleyball at Neilburg Composite School. Coaches Mrs. Newport and Miss Massey report they had 15 students sign up to play volleyball this year.

Christmas decorations, parties and food

Well it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Many residents of the community are in the spirit and have put up lights and displays.