Thursday July 31, 2014




  • Unity resident semifinalist in songwriting competition

    With a song titled Listen to Your Heart, Donna Boser has earned a second semifinalist spot for Song of the Year. Donna entered the international songwriting contest March 17, writing a song about what she did as a kid and what her heart yearned for.

  • Dual titles earned in baseball’s turn at provincial championship weekend

    Four baseball teams based out of Unity Minor Ball headed to provincial championships over the July 18 weekend. Two came home with provincial titles.
    The Mosquito boys’ team headed to Muenster in the A2 category. The team included some veterans and some

Top Headlines

Oak Ridge Boys at Gold Eagle August 4

Fans in the Battlefords will have their opportunity to hear the Oak Ridge Boys live in concert next ...

Three Wilkie residents charged with neglect and animal cruelty

Laurie Blair, Michael Blair and Chrystoffer Wise are all facing charges of neglect and animal...

Crime Severity: delving into the numbers

Drops in cocaine trafficking, failure to stop or remain, and in discharging firearms with intent...

New garbage truck for Battleford

Battleford Town council told its public works superintendent to go ahead with the order of a new...

Community safety update to council

The two new community safety officers participating in the six-month trial Enhanced Bylaw...

B’fords Opportunity Plan moving forward

One of the new economic development initiatives of City Manager Jim Puffalt is moving forward....

Self-drive art tour hosted Aug. 2 and 3

Summer is a social and active season! What better way to explore the fullness of summer than to...

A dozen years of hiking from Victoria to Battleford

An intrepid group of walkers from the Langley, B.C. area wrapped up their 2014 Trans Canada Trail...

Cadet learns expedition skills at camp

Army Cadet Joshua Sokulski of Turtleford is in the final week of training in the three-week Basic...

Extensive damage from July 17 storm

Days of smoke-filled skies seemed to disguise the arrival of an intense storm that hit Unity and...

Dealing with abandoned wildlife

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has been receiving numerous calls from the public...

NW competitors share in prize money

Several Northwest exhibitors shared in the $100,000 in prize money offered during the Lloydminster...


Recent News

Fechter’s home run ends Beavers' post-season run

LLOYDMINSTER — One mistake cost the North Battleford Beavers dearly Monday night...


North Stars announce training camp dates

The Battlefords North Stars will start to prepare their defence of the Kramer Division title at the ...


Roof fire at Frontier Mall

The North Battleford Fire Department responded to a fire at Frontier Mall early...


Two men carry samurai sword downtown

The North Battleford RCMP were busy yesterday, receiving more than 40 calls for service between 6 a....


Double dumbass on you

In the 1986 Movie Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home, Captain Kirk and his crew are transported back in...


The crops are so good a person needs to be nervous

So much for my forecast of no rain. I don’t care, I like rain! People are laughing at me and coming ...



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