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The free prenatal sessions in North Battleford Central Park run until Aug. 24.
The free prenatal sessions in North Battleford Central Park run until Aug. 24. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Health region offers prenatal sessions in the park

By Angela Brown
August 3, 2017 - 12:50pm Updated: August 3, 2017 - 2:11pm

A program targetted at young moms-to-be hopes to bring its message to those who need it.

The event, called Prenatal In The Park, is hosted at North Battleford's Central Park and is free to attend. It involves a number of talks by a local health-care professionals.

The dates for the trial for the Gerald Stanley case have been set starting January, 2018.
The dates for the trial for the Gerald Stanley case have been set starting January, 2018. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Dates announced for Stanley trial

By Angela Brown
August 2, 2017 - 10:14am Updated: August 2, 2017 - 2:18pm

The trial dates have been set for early 2018 for Biggar-area farmer Gerald Stanley’s case.

Stanley, 55, is facing a charge of second-degree murder related to the death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie.

After 30 years in business, Classic Trading Music Supply closed on July 31.
After 30 years in business, Classic Trading Music Supply closed on July 31. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Music shop closes as owners retire

By Angela Brown
August 1, 2017 - 1:44pm

It was a sad day for North Battleford music lovers on July 31 when long-time owners of Classic Trading Music Supply decided to hang up their hats.

Kelly Kopp and his wife Lillian ran their business for 30 years, and said it was time to retire.

The Town of Battleford council approved two applications for the incentive program at its recent meeting.
The Town of Battleford council approved two applications for the incentive program at its recent meeting. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford incentive program favourable for development

By Angela Brown
July 31, 2017 - 4:07pm Updated: July 31, 2017 - 5:20pm

The Town of Battleford gave the nod to two applications for its incentive program at its recent council meeting on July 17.

Two new single-family residences are being developed and owners will be eligible for a three-year exemption period from the municipal portion of their taxes.

Artist Rosemarie Stadnyk, left, with museum manager Joyce Smith, look at some of the banners in the new exhibition at the WDM. The ARC Creative Studios banner exhibition runs until September 1.
Artist Rosemarie Stadnyk, left, with museum manager Joyce Smith, look at some of the banners in the new exhibition at the WDM. The ARC Creative Studios banner exhibition runs until September 1. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

WDM banner art pays tribute to Canada’s 150th birthday

By Angela Brown
July 31, 2017 - 1:41pm

The Western Development Museum in North Battleford is receiving kudos from the community for its new Canada 150th anniversary banner art display.

Pattison Agriculture Ltd. presents a cheque for $40,000 for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games. Left to right: Rob Rongve (Winter Games committee), with Arthur Ward, Bentley Carberry, Jason Russell, Sterling Gaudaur (Pattison Agriculture Ltd.), and David Schell (Winter Games committee).
Pattison Agriculture Ltd. presents a cheque for $40,000 for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games. Left to right: Rob Rongve (Winter Games committee), with Arthur Ward, Bentley Carberry, Jason Russell, Sterling Gaudaur (Pattison Agriculture Ltd.), and David Schell (Winter Games committee). submitted photo

New support for Winter Games in North Battleford

By Angela Brown
July 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Saskatchewan 2018 Winter Games received a big show of support on July 27 when Pattison Agriculture Ltd. stepped up to donate $40,000 to help with the event taking place in North Battleford next February.

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