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Farewell to Sadlowski

The city and the citizens of the Battlefords have given a final sendoff to former mayor Julian Sadlowski. The funeral for Sadlowski, mayor from 2003 to 2009, took place Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Notre Dame de Lourdes Roman Catholic Church.
Traffic bylaw discussions underway

Traffic bylaw discussions underway

The process of putting together a new traffic bylaw for North Battleford has begun. Councillors met for two hours Monday at City Hall to go through the 43-page draft bylaw.
SEVEC an opportunity to grow

SEVEC an opportunity to grow

The Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada (SEVEC) is currently accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year. SEVEC creates cultural awareness in students aged 12-17 and promotes the study of a second language.

Dagenais appeal going ahead

Curt Dagenais' appeal of his murder conviction is moving ahead. Dagenais was convicted in March 2009 of the murders of RCMP constables Marc Bourdages and Robin Cameron and the attempted murder of RCMP constable Michelle Knopp outside Spiritwood.
North Battleford receiving provincial airport funding

North Battleford receiving provincial airport funding

North Battleford and Unity have both been successful in their applications for funding for airport runway repairs.
Message grabs attention at Sakewew

Message grabs attention at Sakewew

As a community newspaper, we are limited in what we are able to cover. We don't write about national or international events. A major happening in Prince Albert or Saskatoon is outside our jurisdiction. Other stories will always make the newspaper.
Lions first to support BUHF home care intitiative

Lions first to support BUHF home care intitiative

Meota Lakeshore Lions Club are the first to give to Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation's newly formed Home Care Fund.
PNHR workers receive accolades

PNHR workers receive accolades

Out of the 3,100 employees of the Prairie North Health Region, a large number were recently recognized by a variety of organizations for their accomplishments.

Hansen speaks about SIGA, local casino

The president and CEO of Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority, Zane Hansen was in the Battlefords to tell Rotary members about the state of the organization.
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.