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Grant supports medical education upgrading

Grant supports medical education upgrading

TD Bank Group has announced the continuation of one of its largest gifts to date in North Battleford with another $10,000 donation to Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation, as part of the original $30,000.
Provincial budget holds few surprises for Hamilton

Provincial budget holds few surprises for Hamilton

The City of North Battleford isn't looking for any additional funding following the release of the provincial budget. Mayor Ian Hamilton said there were "no particular surprises in the budget as it relates directly to municipal affairs.
CUPlex on budget, says Anderson

CUPlex on budget, says Anderson

City administration squashed talk of ballooning costs for the CUPlex Monday, providing numbers showing the project was still well within budget. Parks and Recreation Director Keith Anderson provided a financial snapshot of the project Monday.

Colorectal cancer screening program expanded

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, the Prairie North Health Region and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency issued a joint press release March 26 to announce that the provincial government is increasing funding for colorectal cancer screening province-wi
Crime statistics show rises in NB

Crime statistics show rises in NB

Crime statistics were on the rise in February in North Battleford, based on the latest statistics from Battlefords RCMP detachment.

$1.6M profit for NWT in first quarter

North West Terminal Ltd. (NWT) has announced positive financial results for the company after its first three months of operations in 2011-12. For the period beginning Nov. 1, 2011 and ending Jan.
Budget not sexy, but makes Sask. strong: Harpauer

Budget not sexy, but makes Sask. strong: Harpauer

It's not a sexy budget, but is one that she believes will keep Saskatchewan strong. The Government of Saskatchewan released its 2012-13 budget, called "Keeping the Saskatchewan Advantage" on March 21, and Humboldt Sask.
It's pothole season

It's pothole season

It's spring, and that can only mean one thing, it's pothole season. The unsightly holes in the roads are back in North Battleford, and that has kept city crews busy trying to find and repair them.

Former Humboldt teacher receives jail sentence

A former Humboldt teacher has been sentenced. Jeff Anthony Schlosser was found guilty of sexual exploitation on March 6 and received an 18-month sentence during a sentencing hearing held on March 23 in Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon.
Surgery wait times fall across province

Surgery wait times fall across province

Good news for residents of the Battlefords came recently in a report on the progress of the provincial government's Saskatchewan Surgical Initiatives.