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Murder trial under way in Battleford

A murder re-trial got under way last week at Queen's Bench Court House in Battleford involving a Lloydminster killing in 2005.

CUPlex tender numbers through the roof

The bill for the Credit Union CUPlex could be about to go through the roof.

Nuclear issue raised again

The issue of nuclear power in the province was back in the news last week with word that the provincial government was considering small-scale nuclear reactors for the province.

Cash stolen from business

Cash was stolen from a Wilkie business that was broken into overnight Jan. 23-24.
Students learn skills for the future

Students learn skills for the future

Ratushniak Elementary School children are a group of children who smile. This year they are spending some time focusing on where some of those smiles come from.

City says yes to expansion, no to loan

With all the renovations going on at the Uniplex, it might seem that there is no need for more, but one more project was added to the list last week.
Waldsea still in dire situation

Waldsea still in dire situation

They're looking at a difficult spring. But they're not the only ones and they know it.
Players from 22 to 92 participate

Players from 22 to 92 participate

Maidstone Museum Board charity poker event Jan. 14, once again produced an evening of fun and laughter. Twenty contestants braved the cold and snow to participate and enjoy home cooked beef on a bun.

Booming year in building permits

North Battleford had a year for building permits in 2010, with final numbers beating 2009 in both numbers of permits and permit values.

NB debt limit extended to $45 million

The Saskatchewan Municipal Board's Local Government Committee has granted the City of North Battleford's request to increase its debt limit from $31 million to $45 million.