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North Battleford takes its pitch to National Job Fair

North Battleford is taking its pitch for more workers to Toronto, as the city plans to recruit workers to the area at the National Job Fair and Training Expo. The city has obtained a booth at the job fair Sept.
Five new crash carts for Battlefords Union Hospital

Five new crash carts for Battlefords Union Hospital

Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation is pleased to be a part of the purchase of five new crash carts for BUH.
Noah's Ark syndrome for Middle Lake

Noah's Ark syndrome for Middle Lake

There is concern about the future of Middle Lake, a body of water in the Lenore Lake Basin about 60 kilometres north-east of Humboldt.
Forcible confinement

Forcible confinement

A youth offender is now in custody in connection to a beak and enter and forcible confinement on 97th Street in North Battleford. The incident took place Sept. 11.
New lobby opened at Uniplex

New lobby opened at Uniplex

It's a much different place than it was just a few weeks ago. The construction wall is down, the paint is up, and just some final details have yet to be finished before the whole renovation can be called completely complete.

Public's help locating missing person requested

Battlefords RCMP are again calling upon the public for assistance in finding a person reported missing from the Red Pheasant First Nation. Ronald William Peequaquat, aged 45, was last seen June 25 leaving a residence on Red Pheasant reserve.

Semis collide

One semi truck rear-ended another at the Junction of Highway 303 and Highway 21 near Turtleford Sept. 14, according to RCMP.

Chamber gears up for Anderson and Cooper

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce is preparing for two major speakers' events this fall, in September and October.

Four charged with drug trafficking

Four people are facing drug trafficking charges after a police search in Englefeld last week.

Theft of welding cables and bevelling machine

Maidstone RCMP are requesting the public's assistance. Sometime between 8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 10 a.m. Sept. 9, unknown suspects stole 300 feet of welding cables and an eight inch bevelling machine out of a work truck in Maidstone.