Thursday October 02, 2014




  • JPII sees highest graduation rates ever

    This spring, John Paul II had its highest on-time graduation rate ever. Light of Christ Catholic School Division’s superintendent of learning says Kelvin Colliar says the education sector plan for the province is looking for grad rates to be 85 per cent

  • New basketball court at École Père Mercure

    Students at École Père Mercure school were on hand for the unveiling of their new outdoor basketball court. Mayor Ian Hamilton was on hand to cut the ribbon to officially open the new court Friday, but students did not even wait for the ribbon-cutting to

Top Headlines

Single-vehicle rollover on Highway 4

At approximately 5:30 a.m. Oct. 2, Turtleford RCMP were dispatched to a single-vehicle...

Colliar to be honoured by band association

The Saskatchewan Band Association has tapped Kelvin Colliar, superintendent of learning for the...

Cowboy dance and parade to support Food Bank program

This weekend marks the seventh year that the Battlefords Quarter Horse Club hosts an old fashioned...

Fairness Express stops in North Battleford

A big green bus emblazoned with the words “Only Fair is Fair — Income Equality Isn’t” stopped in...

Boil water order issued for Wednesday to residents of 101st, Borden and Laurier Crescents

Residents living on three roads in North Battleford should start boiling their water starting early ...

Reshuffle lands Cox in role as government whip

The recent cabinet changes have given Battlefords MLA Herb Cox some new responsibilities. Cox is ...

More RM Results

Some more results have become known in the rural municipality elections in the province, as a...

Nurse practitioner and physician welcomed

The North Saskatchewan River Municipal Health Holdings has acquired a new nurse practitioner,...

Tim McMillan leaving as minister, Lloydminster MLA

A prominent Northwest-area MLA has resigned for a new role in the petroleum sector. Lloydminster ...

Long-time Hafford resident reaches milestone

Aug. 2, at the Hafford Gospel Fellowship hall, a come and go tea was held to honour Mary Sendecki a ...

Two new doctors welcomed

The Maidstone Hospital Auxiliary hosted a meet and greet afternoon Sept. 7 for two new physicians...

Ag. Society hosts 5th summer show

The fifth Annual Turtleford Ag Society Summer Cattle Show was held Aug. 9 at the Turtleford Ag....


Recent News

Final game of New Horizons’ golf season

New Horizons wound up their 2014 golf season with a final game and supper at the North Battleford...


Crusaders keep it close but falter in second half

The John Paul II Crusaders fell victim to the big play again as they dropped a 40-24 decision to...


Fence damaged by fire on 108th Street

The North Battleford RCMP detachment received approximately 36 calls for service between 6 a.m....


Complaint of assault on 101st Street

It was a quiet night for the North Battleford RCMP detachment as they responded to only 11 calls...


Task force on aging needs to focus on Generation Squeeze

Nobody wants unearned inequality between older and younger Canadians. I don't. My mom doesn't. Nor...


If company is coming, there are a lot more jobs to get done

Ed, my neighbour next door, was focused on his harvesting last week and out of sight at his farm....



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