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Building permits, licenses continue to flourish

The building boom continues in North Battleford, with building permits through May still outpacing last year's numbers. Through May 2010, a total of 67 building permits have been issued for $29,153,500.

Houk wants action on youth crime

Councillor Trent Houk is continuing to call for more action against youth crime in the wake of the vandalism spree across the city two weekends ago.

Eight months jail for Wilson in fake robbery

A woman who had admitted her role in staging an elaborate "faked" robbery is going to jail. Carla Wilson, 21, was sentenced to eight months in custody by Judge David Kaiser in provincial court Monday, June 21 in North Battleford.

School boards still operating blindly

March 2009, the provincial government announced a new funding model for school boards, removing their access to the taxation base.

Arson to RCMP office

The Battlefords Rural RCMP Detachment is investigating a fire at their RCMP community office in Moosomin First Nation that happened Tuesday morning. At around 3:30 a.m.

What a water deal

Town of Battleford Mayor Chris Odishaw met with Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz and MLA Tim McMillan, among others to celebrate the start of construction on a $5 million project that is expected to stimulate Battleford's economy and sustain the to
Preparing for the flood

Preparing for the flood

Highway crews were out on June 16 to install rip rap along the sides of Highway No. 5, about six kilometers west of Humboldt.

Collision on 100th Street

Six people were injured Monday night following a collision at an intersection on 100th Street and 11th Avenue. The incident happened about 8:00 p.m.
Humanitarian effort spans three faiths

Humanitarian effort spans three faiths

Naomi McLauchlan, sits in a Grade 9 classroom and she listens as her teacher, Michael Horgan, takes them through a series of lessons on man's Inhumanity to man.
Pulling the plow reenactment a slice of history

Pulling the plow reenactment a slice of history

In the late 1890s, displaced Doukhobors came to Canada and settled in a number of areas, including a site on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River southeast of present-day Blaine Lake.