Thursday July 24, 2014




  • Street Performers Festival previewed on Tuesday

    Those in Central Park Tuesday got a sneak preview of what was in store for the first ever North Battleford International Street Performers Festival this weekend.
    Jugglers, hoop twirlers and even a “Silver Elvis” were on hand for the preview, which was a

  • Local talent featured at upcoming High Impact Wrestling show

    There will be a local flavour to the upcoming High Impact Wrestling show at the Western Development Museum.
    North Battleford’s Brett Robinson, or Brett Morgan as he’s known in the ring, will be on the card for Tour De Rumble presented by High Impact

Top Headlines

First six months show downward crime trend in NB

It’s news some local residents will have trouble believing, but the crime stats are down...

Another strong building permit showing in June

Once again, June saw a strong showing for building permits in North Battleford. A total of 11...

Mischief among offences in Battleford

In presenting the quarterly policing report to Battleford town council Monday, Insp. John...

Battleford building permits worth $19M

As of Monday, building permits have been issued for 19 new single family homes in Battleford and...

North Battleford first again in CSI

North Battleford has again been humbled by the annual Crime Severity Index numbers. Numbers for...

Bauer to replace Kaiser on the bench in North Battleford

A new judge has been appointed in North Battleford. The province announced Friday the...

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...

Teen moving on to national pageant

Jensen White of Vawn, who attends H. Hardcastle School in Edam, will be flying to Toronto Saturday...

Northwest ranchers see benefits of Luing cattle

A Northwest producer has turned to a Scottish breed so that his two sons can learn the cattle...

Heritage site opens for July tours

The Doukhobor Dugout House located south of Blaine Lake officially opened for the season July 5....


Recent News

Richie to be inducted into Sask. Baseball Hall of Fame

Kevin Ritchie of Wilcox has been chosen for induction into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame...


Eischon, Beavers even up first round series with Blue Jays

A night after falling behind in their best-of-three series with the Border City Blue...


Rash of thefts from vehicles in Lashburn

Sometime between Tuesday, July 22 and Wednesday, July 23, there were a rash of thefts...


Lawnmower stolen from backyard

The North Battleford RCMP responded to approximately 30 calls for service between 6 a.m....


What about all the other wrecks?

As I write this, the Costa Concordia has been refloated and should be on its way to...


Little guys or big folks, all rather talk than listen

Ed, my neighbour next door, noted I was leaving the house at 8 a.m. every day last week. He was...



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