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Rescue mission on the river

Emergency crews donned rescue suits and braved the elements on Friday in response to a report of a vehicle driven into the North Saskatchewan River on Friday night. The call came in around 6:35 p.m. Oct. 29.

LaRose applies for release

A North Battleford man who brutally killed two people in a horrific axe killing eight years ago sought release from Saskatchewan Hospital last week.

Credit unions one step closer to merger

The boards of directors of Conexus, Innovation and Synergy credit unions have approved the business case for a possible three-way merger, according to a press release distributed Monday.

Oilfield pump stolen

Sometime between Sept. 5 and Oct. 5, injection pumps were stolen from an oilfield site northwest of Maidstone in the RM of Eldon. The stolen pumps were slated to be cleaned and re-used.

Lingenfelter welcomes Wall's change of heart

NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter says people don't know who the real Premier Brad Wall really is in the wake of his decision to oppose the proposed BHP Billiton takeover of PotashCorp.

Collisions on back-to-back days in Battlefords

A spike in collisions in the Battlefords has coincided with the return of winter conditions to the area this week, as emergency crews responded to two separate incidents Monday and Tuesday. The first collision happened at 1:55 p.m.

Throne Speech misses mark: Taylor

There was nothing in Wednesday's provincial throne speech to address the economic growth needs in the province, according to the MLA for the Battlefords.
From the earth to your skin

From the earth to your skin

Most people use their kitchens to cook food, but in Tammy Bessant's home the kitchen is a cornucopia of potions and brews, and it isn't at all unusual for a pot of lip balm to be simmering on the stovetop.
Dire straits

Dire straits

Wet spring could put end to Waldsea Lake
Elks Lodge donates $50,000 to CUPlex

Elks Lodge donates $50,000 to CUPlex

Money continues to roll in for the Credit Union CUPlex, with the local Elks Lodge the latest to step up to the plate. The Elks announced Thursday a pledge of $50,000 going towards the reception area for the aquatic centre.