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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.

Building plan for new industrial shop

Another in a lengthy list of recent building plans has come to North Battleford city council, this time for an industrial shop and office in the southeast industrial area.

Progress continues on CUPlex

Progress continues on the construction of all four components of the Credit Union CUPlex. That is based on the latest update from parks and recreation director Keith Anderson, who reported on the state of construction up to August 31st.

Dekker Centre to be run by arms-length board

An arms-length board will be in charge of the operation of the Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts.

Local improvement bylaws passed

Two construction bylaws for 2011 local improvements in North Battleford were introduced and passed unanimously at the Sept. 12 council meeting.