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Matthew Dutton (left) and Damon Dutton (right).
Matthew Dutton (left) and Damon Dutton (right). Photo courtesy North Battleford Comprehensive High School

Brothers help take North Battleford Vikings to Hoopla provincial tournament

By Greg Higgins
March 15, 2016 - 5:51pm

Sibling rivalry will take on a new meaning at Hoopla, Saskatchewan’s provincial basketball tournament. The Dutton brothers from North Battleford Comprehensive High School will take on the Dewar brothers, Saskatoon’s Marion M. Graham Collegiate best players.

Kayla Ellis dances as Dave Tupling performs “The Dance.”
Kayla Ellis dances as Dave Tupling performs “The Dance.” Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Home grown talent on display at the Dekker Center

By Greg Higgins
March 7, 2016 - 5:43pm

Some of the Battlefords most talented musicians took the stage of the Dekker Centre as they presented “Home...” Saturday, Mar. 6 for the first time.

“We had all kinds of music,” co-director Dianne Gryba said. “We had dancing, rap, hip hop to opera and everything in between.”

Hunting guns were the main attraction at the Ducks Unlimited Canada auction
Hunting guns were the main attraction at the Ducks Unlimited Canada auction Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW staff

Big guns brought out to help save wetlands

By Greg Higgins
March 7, 2016 - 10:34am

Eight acres of wetlands are lost every day and Ducks Unlimited Canada is trying to preserve the wet lands and animals inhabiting them. 

The North Battleford chapter held its 35th annual auction and raffle fundraiser dinner at the Gold Ridge Centre Saturday, Feb. 5.

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