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Hunger focus of awareness week challenges

Hunger focus of awareness week challenges

Citizens of the Battlefords are being challenged to learn more about the issue of hunger and to take action. "Give It Up for Hunger" is the theme of the first ever Hunger Awareness Week May 7 to 11.
Armed robbery on 100th Street

Armed robbery on 100th Street

Police are continuing to investigate an armed robbery that happened on the 1600 block of 100th Street in North Battleford. The incident happened Tuesday at around 12:40 a.m.
Speeder clocked at 170 km/h in Battlefords

Speeder clocked at 170 km/h in Battlefords

A motorist has been charged with two counts under the Traffic Safety Act for speeding at a dangerous 170 kilometres per hour on a Battlefords area highway.

Doggie-do cleanup urged

The City of North Battleford calls it a disgusting eyesore that can also be a detriment to health. They are referring to doggie-do.
WestJet Regional selects its props

WestJet Regional selects its props

The proposed WestJet Regional airline is a step closer to reality with news that the carrier has selected Bombardier to provide its aircraft. The manufacturer will supply the airline with the Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft.
Exploring Humboldt's proud hockey history

Exploring Humboldt's proud hockey history

Humboldt's hockey history is now open for exploration. The Humboldt and District Museum and Gallery (HDMG) opened their Humboldt Area Hockey History exhibit last week, in honour of the community hosting the RBC Cup next week.
BRSI service expands by 28 per cent

BRSI service expands by 28 per cent

Battlefords Residential Services Inc. is expanding services by 28 per cent in 2012. The organization is building two new homes in the Battlefords that will provide housing options for 12 additional clients.
Weldon family donates pieces of Humboldt history

Weldon family donates pieces of Humboldt history

Letters. Photographs. And even a lock of hair. These small items of great historic value to the Humboldt region were recently donated by the Weldon family to the Humboldt and District Museum and Gallery.
Town raises base tax to recoup budget shortfall

Town raises base tax to recoup budget shortfall

The town of Battleford recently completed budget deliberations for 2012, and the final document results in an estimated shortfall of $208,830. The subject at Tuesday's budget meeting was how to recoup this money.
Reeve addresses road issues at ratepayer meeting

Reeve addresses road issues at ratepayer meeting

The Rural Municipality of Leask No. 464 held its ratepayer meeting April 24 with 20 ratepayers in attendance. Reeve Len Cantin welcomed everyone and introduced his council members.