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Mardi Gras Magic

Each year, Battlefords Trade and Education Centre holds a sold out Mardi Gras party as a fundraiser, where colourful costumes and fun to be had are the staples. half the ...

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Robbie Burns Supper and Ceilidh 2019

Robbie Burns Supper and Ceilidh 2019 was presented by the Battlefords Highland Dance Association Saturday evening, Jan. 26. Guest pipers were the Prince Albert Highlanders ...

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Santa Day! Everybody wins!

Photographer Averil Hall headed to downtown North Battleford Saturday where she found Santa, the North Stars and more. Here are some of her photos of the fun for big and ...

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Beauty of the Northwest

Photographer Louise Lundberg shows us her favourite scenes from early December, late November around her neck of the woods.

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Gorgeous hoar frost alters the mundane into spectacular!

Photographer Louise Lundberg shares her collection of hoar frost photos.

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Festival of Trees 2018

Sunday was Family Day at the Festival of Trees at the Western Development Museum in North Battleford. Freelance photographer Averil Hall has provided the News-Optimist with ...

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Veterans' Week

Flags were raised at North Battleford City Hall and Battleford Town Hall this week to commemorate Veterans' week in the lead up to Sunday's Remembrance Day services.

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Hootenanny for Hooters

It was a big weekend for fundraising events in the Battlefords. Saturday night was the “Hootenanny for Hooters” event hosted by the Battlefords Union Hospital Medical Imaging...

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Setting the Scene for Christmas

It’s another reminder that Christmas is just around the corner. The Battlefords Ag Society hosted the Mistletoe Gift and Craft Sale on Saturday. The event featured food, ...

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