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Memorial dance benefits United Way

Battlefords United Way Executive Director Jane Zielke has announced that proceeds from the Aaron Fauchon New Year's Eve memorial dance totaled $11,466.

Fees go up with council passing bylaws

A host of fees for a range of items are going up at in North Battleford, following the final passage of a number of fee bylaws Jan. 24.
Prayer breakfast honours emergency services

Prayer breakfast honours emergency services

Its focus was prayer and protective services.

879 head sold at Spiritwood

Spiritwood Stockyards handled 879 head Jan. 26. Steers weighing 300 to 400 pounds had a high price of $1.67 with an average of $1.56; 400 to 500 had a high price of $1.64 with an average of $1.57; 500 to 600 had a high price of $1.

Physicians working to qualify

New physicians for the North Saskatchewan River Health Holdings practice are presently working through new requirements of the College of Physicians and Surgeons for certification.

Vehicle up in flames

A vehicle was a total loss after going up in flames behind the Beaver Hotel Sunday. Battlefords Fire and Emergency Services responded to the fire at 1:15 a.m. and spent about 20 minutes on the scene.
New housing offers high quality for low cost

New housing offers high quality for low cost

North Battleford's newest affordable housing project aims to revamp the downtown area while creating a comfortable community setting for seniors.

Garbage bin trailer stolen

Sometime between Jan. 20 and 23, a commercial garbage bin trailer was stolen from a job site at No. 2 Parker Court in Battleford. The trailer is grey and is seven feet wide, 14 feet long, and five feet tall with hydraulic capabilities.
Wolves in area, but not a threat

Wolves in area, but not a threat

You may have seen one and not known it. According to Karl Breker, Conservation Officer with the provincial Ministry of Environment stationed in Humboldt, they have received credible reports of wolves spotted in this area for the last few years.

Finding freedom through forgiveness

Spoken Word Ministries is offering a free seminar, Freedom through Forgiveness, Feb. 4 to 6 at TCU Place in Saskatoon. The course was created by Pastor Boyd Hopkins of Spoken Word Ministries, Saskatoon.