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SNL star peforms at Gold Ridge Centre

Norm MacDonald will perform at the Gold Ridge Centre at Gold Eagle Casino Sept. 28. Perhaps best known for his offbeat delivery of "the fake news" on Saturday Night Live for five seasons, Norm MacDonald is a major comedic presence.
Canada today, tomorrow the world

Canada today, tomorrow the world

Last April, 27-year-old Teri Mann never thought she'd be part of a pageant. But when a scout for the Miss Canada Globe Productions team approached the MRI technician, she was up for the challenge. "I thought, 'why not?'," said Mann.
Parents, staff, cookies and coffee

Parents, staff, cookies and coffee

Staff of John Paul II Collegiate hosted Meet the Staff night in the gymnasium from Sept. 8 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Play in the park builds student morale

Students of NBCHS took a break from their studies on Sept. 8 and headed out to Battlefords Provincial Park for the annual welcome day. Students spent the day playing football, volleyball and soccer.
Cowboy parade comes to town Nov. 13

Cowboy parade comes to town Nov. 13

Once again The Battlefords Quarter Horse Club is out to bring Santa Clause to town, the cowboy way! Continuing, and building on the success of the club's two previous Christmas parades, members are excited to present our the annual Cowboy Christmas P
Heritage a source of inspiration

Heritage a source of inspiration

Audrey Fineday is a local First Nations artist taking part in the Creative Partnerships program through the Chapel Gallery. She is a descendant of Little Poplar and Fineday and a proud member of the Battle River Cree.
Giddy up, let's all do the pony dance!

Giddy up, let's all do the pony dance!

Everyone knows the drill when summer draws to a fruitful close: back to school shopping and getting kids ready for the new school year. At John Paul II Collegiate, a safe and inviting school, all the new students were officially welcomed Friday.
Artists get exposure at festival

Artists get exposure at festival

An innovative art exhibition ran alongside the Wild Blueberry Festival in St. Walburg Aug. 28.

An opportunity to explore

Karen Kowalski is one of eight local artists taking part in the Creative Partnerships program through the Chapel Gallery.
An afternoon in Ol' Blue

An afternoon in Ol' Blue

I spent the afternoon with High Grade truck driving instructor Marv Diebel and first time driver, Donna Moore, as she practised driving around North Battleford before going for her class 1A license.