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Political friends and foes mourn passing of Jack Layton

Both supporters and non-supporters alike mourned the passing of federal New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton on Monday. Layton, 61, died Monday following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Girl dies after dog attack on Mosquito reserve

A three-year-old girl is dead following an attack by dogs on the Mosquito First Nation reserve. RCMP and ambulance responded to a 911 call just before 7 p.m. Sunday night, Aug. 21, about a girl being injured by dogs on the reserve.
Relics symbolize rich history for Sisters' Order

Relics symbolize rich history for Sisters' Order

Under a glass casing, protected from dust and encapsulated by time, are tiny vials filled with soil from the Holy Land. On another shelf of the display case there is a bronze statuette venerating Saint Francis of Assisi.
Landmark occasion for the Humboldt Water Tower

Landmark occasion for the Humboldt Water Tower

It was a historic moment. The last step in the 142 staircase to the top of the Humboldt Water Tower was put in on August 12.
Kluge rides for Cambodian education

Kluge rides for Cambodian education

The Battlefords was the latest stop Monday on a cross-country journey to promote education in the developing world.

Poundmaker Nine case goes to court

Charges against the chief of Poundmaker First Nation and eight others accused of various Treaty Land Entitlement fraud crimes on the reserve were read for the first time in Cut Knife provincial court Tuesday.

North Battleford man killed near Lloydminster

A North Battleford-area man is dead following a fatal collision north of Lloydminster. Members of the Maidstone detachment on August 15 around 10:30am attended to the scene on highway 17, about ten miles north of Lloydminster.
Young couples choosing Eagle Hills for return

Young couples choosing Eagle Hills for return

People involved in the business of developing and selling property in the Eagle Hills area are saying times are good - good enough for local Saskatchewan residents to want to return home.

Four D Signs and Trophies closing

It was announced this week that after three decades serving the Battlefords and area in the trophy and sign business, Four-D Signs and Trophies Ltd. will be closed effective August 31, 2011.
BATC CDC hands out almost $300,000

BATC CDC hands out almost $300,000

Tuesday was a big day for Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs Community Development Corporation, and an even bigger day for the projects it was assisting in the community.