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BTC land deal details almost done

Details of the land purchase deal made between Battlefords Tribal Council and the city of North Battleford for the CUPlex site are now worked out and should be before council at their next meeting.

Vehicle fire

Emergency crews were called to a vehicle fire just behind the slow pitch diamonds on Pearson Avenue. Fire crews found the vehicle fully involved in flames around 2:15 a.m. Thursday.

A new brand of justice

John Doe, a previous offender, breaks into a house to steal some stuff. He is caught by police and given time in jail.
Forbes talks housing in Battlefords

Forbes talks housing in Battlefords

Issues surrounding the affordability and availability of housing in the province were on the mind of David Forbes as he visited the Battlefords Oct. 7.

Council session goes to the dogs

The City of North Battleford is hoping to clear up confusion for those concerned about door-to-door enforcement of pet licensing.
Credit Union CU Plex FAQ

Credit Union CU Plex FAQ

The City of North Battleford has provided the following information to answer frequently asked questions about the Credit Union CUPlex. What is the Credit Union CU Plex? The Credit Union CU Plex will be a new complex of public buildings.

Highway turkeys

The turkey has been eaten, thanks has been given and the drunk drivers have been arrested.

Theft suspects nabbed

A police vehicle pursuit, a crash and a subsequent chase on foot have ended with two people being taken into custody to face 18 criminal charges, including possession of stolen vehicles.

Hunting for a sentence

Harvey Walker Lindgren was up from the United States on a hunting trip, but ended up being snared by RCMP in Unity for driving while drunk. Lindgren faces two charges: operating a motor vehicle while impaired and refusing to provide a breath sample.

Praying together for change

Every year since 1979, administrators from Catholic school boards across the province have gathered to take part in a REAL interchange. The acronym stands for Religious Educational Administrative Leadership.