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Battlefords Toastmasters celebrate a huge milestone in 2017. The organization which help people to enhance their communication and leadership skills celebrates their 40th anniversary this year.
Battlefords Toastmasters celebrate a huge milestone in 2017. The organization which help people to enhance their communication and leadership skills celebrates their 40th anniversary this year. submitted/Battlefords Toastmasters Facebook

Battlefords Toastmasters: Helping speakers for 40 years

By Roger White
April 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Battlefords Toastmasters club has been helping area residents develop communication skills and enhance leadership abilities since 1977, and will be celebrating a milestone in early June.

The Court of Queen's Bench approved a $3.3 million settlement to those in the Infant Class of the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in 2001.
The Court of Queen's Bench approved a $3.3 million settlement to those in the Infant Class of the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in 2001. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

NB water contamination class action suit certified

By Roger White
April 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench has approved a $3.3 million settlement between the City of North Battleford, the Province of Saskatchewan and the Infant Class (under 18-years-old) relating to the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in March and April of 2001.

The North Stars will entertain the Flin Flon Bombers in the Canalta Cup final. The series begins Friday night at the Civic Centre.
The North Stars will entertain the Flin Flon Bombers in the Canalta Cup final. The series begins Friday night at the Civic Centre. file photo/battlefordsNow staff

Canalta cup finals schedule released

By Roger White
April 13, 2017 - 7:18am Updated: April 13, 2017 - 7:52am

The Canalta Cup Finals Schedule has officially been released.

The Battlefords North Stars who finished first overall with 97 points and a 48-9-1-0 record, will face the number two seeded Flin Flon Bombers who amassed 83 points and 39 victories during the regular season.

Meadow Lake RCMP are looking for the person or persons responsible for the death of a puppy found at the off-leash dog park in Meadow Lake on April 9.
Meadow Lake RCMP are looking for the person or persons responsible for the death of a puppy found at the off-leash dog park in Meadow Lake on April 9. file photo/meadowlakeNOW

Slaughtered puppy found; RCMP say machete was used

By Roger White
April 12, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 1:10pm

It was a gruesome discovery.

On Sunday night, Meadow lake RCMP were called to the off-leash dog park on 9th Avenue East where the body of a puppy had been discovered.

Lack of moisture over the winter months and very dry conditions in the area has resulted in the R.M. of Battle River issuing a fire ban last week.
Lack of moisture over the winter months and very dry conditions in the area has resulted in the R.M. of Battle River issuing a fire ban last week. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

'Mother nature will determine lifting of fire ban': Fire Chief

By Roger White
April 11, 2017 - 10:49am

While most residents are thankful that the area received less than normal snowfall this past winter the same cannot be said for fire officials in the Battle River area.

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