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PNHR works to enhance long-term care

The Prairie North Health Region Board of Directors met publicly Dec. 21 to discuss how to provide better care and better value for patients.
Budgets, homeless issue and controversy highlights year at city hall

Budgets, homeless issue and controversy highlights year at city hall

It was a year of progress but also a year of drama and debate at North Battleford City Hall.

Grinch turns out to be a turkey

Think of it as the Grinch Who Stole Christmas. In the popular tale, the Grinch, with "all the tender sweetness of a seasick crocodile" steals the Christmas meal in its entirety, including even the "roast beast.
A citizen with heart

A citizen with heart

Joe Dutchak named Humboldt's Citizen of the Year
2011 was year of the CUPlex construction

2011 was year of the CUPlex construction

For years the mantra from proponents of the new multipurpose facility project in North Battleford has been to "raise the roof.

Looking into the crystal ball for 2012

It's easy to look back on the Year that Was - 2011. But what does 2012 have in store? Looking ahead is certainly more challenging than looking behind, but there are definitely events on the horizon for folks to look forward to.
The Battlefords' top stories of 2011

The Battlefords' top stories of 2011

Who said it was a slow news year? The Battlefords and area saw their fair share of news events in 2011.

Division-wide standardized testing in limbo

To test - or not to test. It's a question the board members of Living Sky School Division have been grappling with. Before they come up with a final answer, they first want to put the question to their principals and teachers.

St. Walburg museum gets grant from Sask. Heritage Foundation

The St. Walburg and District Museum is one of 19 projects receiving a grant in November from the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation. It was the second and final grant adjudication of 2011.

RCMP busy on New Year's Eve

While the rest of the Battlefords were busy celebrating the New Year, Battlefords RCMP had their hands full, responding to 89 calls between 4 p.m. Dec. 31 and 4 p.m. Jan. 1.