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Hairy winter weekend on roads

Saskatchewan was hit with another severe winter storm on the weekend, and while it was mainly the area south of the Battlefords that bore the brunt of the storm, the community did not escape travel advisories.
Resolution Runners end 2010 on right foot

Resolution Runners end 2010 on right foot

They ended 2010 on the right foot - a foot wearing a running shoe. Over 23 runners wearing bright orange jackets took to the icy streets for Humboldt's third annual Resolution Run on a chilly December 31.
The end of an era - the end of a rail line

The end of an era - the end of a rail line

As a young boy growing up, living close to this railroad line that travelled from North Battleford through Hamlin, Prince, Meota, Edam, Mervin, Turtleford, St.
City chooses 2010 as year to raise the roof

City chooses 2010 as year to raise the roof

The year 2010 will be remembered in the Battlefords as the year in which the Credit Union CUPlex finally started to become a reality.
New owners for insurance company

New owners for insurance company

Ernie and Lena Hoeppner of Hoeppner Insurance Services in Blaine Lake have officially sold their business to Lakeview Insurance Group of Companies. Lakeview Insurance Brokers is a family owned and operated brokerage business.

Resolve to volunteer in 2011

As Christmas decorations are put away and we reflect on plans for the year ahead, new resolutions to improve our lives and the communities we live in are front and center.

Frontier Mall Wall of Fame seeks nominations

The search is on for new inductees into the Frontier Mall Wall of Fame in 2011.

Battleford gets the beef

The Town of Battleford could soon be home to a meat packing plant, if town council approves the application.
Broncos take on Swedes at EPA

Broncos take on Swedes at EPA

The rink wasn't full, but the on-ice action was fast and furious as the Humboldt Broncos took on the Under-17 Swedish national team at the Elgar Petersen Arena on New Year's Day.

Firearms suspect released on conditions

A man arrested following a firearms-brandishing incident on Poundmaker First Nation has been released, on strict conditions. Arnold Pete appeared in provincial court Thursday morning before Judge Dan O'Hanlon in North Battleford.