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Video project pans for gold

The Grade 8 class at H. Hardcastle School and their teacher, Pam Gordon, have filmed and produced an excellent short documentary video on the Klondike gold rush.

PNHR considers energy saving initiatives

The latest Prairie North Health Region monthly meeting, in North Battleford, was focused on efficiency, better value and the budget. The region had signed a letter of intent with SaskPower to enter into an Energy Performance Contract.

X-ray services to be disrupted in Maidstone

The Maidstone Health Complex is undergoing an estimated $300,000 worth of renovations, and these renovations will disrupt x-ray services. Specifically, x-ray services will not be available at Maidstone from Feb. 3 until early March.
PWOS kick off ride in Humboldt

PWOS kick off ride in Humboldt

It was an emotion-filled evening as the Prairie Women on Snowmobiles launched their Mission 2012 in Humboldt on January 26.

Salvage yard and contents vandalized

Damage to a salvage yard and contents occurred Jan. 29 at about 12:30 a.m. RCMP say perpetrators broke into the salvage yard on 6th Avenue in North Battleford.
Curling rink to be rented in off season

Curling rink to be rented in off season

The third of four CUPlex projects slated to be completed is the curling facility, which has an estimated substantial completion date of June 15, according to Parks and Recreation Director Keith Anderson's latest update to city council this month.
Community of Bruno enjoys upgrades to town's bowling facility

Community of Bruno enjoys upgrades to town's bowling facility

The balls were rolling and the pins were dropping on January 17 at the grand "re-opening" of the Bruno and District Bowling Alley.

Funding for Friendship Centre shelter comes through

The funding issues threatening the operation of the emergency homeless shelter operated by Battlefords Indian M├ętis Friendship Centre appear to be resolved. The emergency homeless shelter had only enough funds to operate until Jan 31.
MVA, dumpster fires from weekend

MVA, dumpster fires from weekend

North Battleford Fire and Emergency Services were busy dealing with several separate incidents over the weekend, including three dumpster fires and a serious motor vehicle collision with extensive damage.
General manager, board in place for performing arts centre

General manager, board in place for performing arts centre

A general manager has been selected and the members of the arm's length governance board have been named to oversee the running of the Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts.