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North Battleford gets SaskTel carriers

North Battleford is one of 11 communities getting improved 4G network coverage from SaskTel. According to a news release last week, North Battleford has added two 1900 MHZ carriers, with those completed Oct. 25.

Stabbing at Little Pine

RCMP have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing incident late last week at Little Pine First Nation. Norman Bird, age 18, faces charges of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Stolen truck torched

Cut Knife RCMP are reminding vehicle owners to lock their vehicles and to remove keys and valuables after yet another truck was stolen in the district Friday.
Committee to study overcrowding in schools

Committee to study overcrowding in schools

Overcrowding in Battlefords schools is on the agenda to be addressed by Living Sky School Division, and a board committee has been struck to recommend how to proceed.

Charges after drug raid

Update (11/29/11): Floyd Littllewolfe was arrested last night without incident and has been remanded. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance later in the week in Lloydminster, Sask.

Do you know a good citizen?

Do you know an outstanding citizen in Humboldt and the surrounding area? If you do, let the Journal know - fast.

Crank up the sparkle this holiday season

The Christmas season is an opportunity to make the community sparkle, and Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords and CJNB Radio are once again offering incentives to decorate the great outdoors with their Lights Before Christmas campaign.

Raises recommended for council

The Council Remuneration Task Force - consisting of Dean Hergott, Sid Helmkay and Phil Griffeth - presented their report to Humboldt City Council during a regular council meeting on November 14.

Toy drive collecting toys for children

WPD Ambulance Elves are once again spearheading a campaign to cram ambulances full of toys.
French literacy program at HPS gets thumbs-up

French literacy program at HPS gets thumbs-up

After only two months in the Intensive French program, Grade 6 students at Humboldt Public School (HPS) were given a positive report by their teacher for their efforts to learn a second language.