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East coast singer-songwriter Séan McCann will be playing the Dekker Centre May 4.
East coast singer-songwriter Séan McCann will be playing the Dekker Centre May 4. Facebook/Séan McCann

Séan McCann of Great Big Sea fame promises intimate experience at Dekker

By Angela Brown
April 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

Battlefords residents taking in Séan McCann's performance at the Dekker Centre next month will see a softer side of the singer-songwriter who achieved fame with Canadian celtic-rock band Great Big Sea.

Actor Jim Walls (seated) and Lynda Lyon-Walls on stage rehearsing their adaptation of Michel Tremblay's For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again.
Actor Jim Walls (seated) and Lynda Lyon-Walls on stage rehearsing their adaptation of Michel Tremblay's For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again. submitted photo/Battleford Community Players

Battlefords Community Players win multiple awards at Theatrefest 2018

By Roger White
April 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

It was another memorable performance for the Battlefords Community Players (BCP).

The local theatre troupe, who have thrilled audiences with live theatrical entertainment for over 65 years, were the big winners at the 86th Annual Theatrefest 2018 held in Weyburn from April 1-8.

North Battleford's administration is encouraging residents to get out and help their neighbors in an effort to reduce property crime. Residents can nominate their neighbors who help out and they will be entered into a draw for a prize at a council meeting each month.
North Battleford's administration is encouraging residents to get out and help their neighbors in an effort to reduce property crime. Residents can nominate their neighbors who help out and they will be entered into a draw for a prize at a council meeting each month. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

City introduces Neighborhood Champion program to help reduce property crime

By Greg Higgins
April 12, 2018 - 3:00pm

A new program in North Battleford aims to promote camaraderie among neighbourhood residents by rewarding those who look out for one another.

Gordie McKeeman and His Rhythm Boys bring their unique blend of bluegrass, old-time country, folk, rockabilly, Celtic and swing to the Dekker Centre Sunday night at 8 p.m.
Gordie McKeeman and His Rhythm Boys bring their unique blend of bluegrass, old-time country, folk, rockabilly, Celtic and swing to the Dekker Centre Sunday night at 8 p.m. submitted photo/gordiemackeeman.com

Award-winning performers coming to Dekker Centre

By Roger White
April 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

They have been called the Maritime’s “best kept secret” however Moe McGuinty is about to let the secret out onto the stage of the Dekker Centre this Sunday night at 8 p.m. as Gordie McKeeman and His Rhythm Boys get set to perform.

Living Sky School Division will be receiving less funding from the province than last year due to lower student enrolment numbers.
Living Sky School Division will be receiving less funding from the province than last year due to lower student enrolment numbers. File photo/CJME News Staff

Living Sky facing lessened provincial funding due to lower enrolment

By Angela Brown
April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: April 12, 2018 - 12:52pm

Living Sky School Division will see a decline in funding from the province for the 2018-19 school year, largely due to a decline in enrolment.

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