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Environment Canada is tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, ping-pong-ball-sized hail, and heavy rain.
Environment Canada is tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, ping-pong-ball-sized hail, and heavy rain. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning ended

By battlefordsNOW Staff
June 4, 2018 - 3:45pm Updated: June 4, 2018 - 5:42pm

UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm warning has ended.

 

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Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, ping-pong-ball-sized hail, and heavy rain.

Battlefords Chamber of Commerce President Terry Caldwell (center) received a cheque for $10,000 from Scott Campbell (left) and Trent Gatzke (right) of Scott Campbell Dodge for the Actions Battlefords project.
Battlefords Chamber of Commerce President Terry Caldwell (center) received a cheque for $10,000 from Scott Campbell (left) and Trent Gatzke (right) of Scott Campbell Dodge for the Actions Battlefords project. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local business helps chamber take action

By Roger White
June 4, 2018 - 1:00pm Updated: June 4, 2018 - 3:23pm

A North Battleford business owner has stepped up to show his support for the Battlefords and Area Chamber of Commerce’s new initiative aimed at boosting local business and making the community a safer place to live.

Graduating students were all smiles during North West College's commencement ceremony in North Battleford, Friday.
Graduating students were all smiles during North West College's commencement ceremony in North Battleford, Friday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Grads told to push through challenges at North West College ceremony

By Angela Brown
June 2, 2018 - 12:43pm

Don't let today's troubles diminish your dreams for tomorrow.

That, in essence, was Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck's message when she addressed students in her commencement speech at North West College's graduation ceremony in North Battleford, Friday. 

From Battlefords Union Hospital, nurse Tammy Saunders, right, gives this teddy bear a check-up with assistance from Mikaela Ysabelle Romerde, 6, left, and Emersyn Rafuse, 1, centre, during the Teddy Bear Clinic, at North Battleford Library, Friday.
From Battlefords Union Hospital, nurse Tammy Saunders, right, gives this teddy bear a check-up with assistance from Mikaela Ysabelle Romerde, 6, left, and Emersyn Rafuse, 1, centre, during the Teddy Bear Clinic, at North Battleford Library, Friday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Teddy Bear Clinic brings families and health, education providers together

By Angela Brown
June 2, 2018 - 12:39pm

A rainy day didn’t dampen the spirits of organizers of the annual Teddy Bear Clinic in North Battleford, Friday.

One man has been charged following a two vehicle collision outside Biggar Friday morning.
One man has been charged following a two vehicle collision outside Biggar Friday morning. file photo/battlefordsNOW

Driver charged following two vehicle collision near Biggar

By Roger White
June 2, 2018 - 12:32pm

One person has been charged following a two vehicle collision outside of Biggar Friday morning.

The incident happened approximately 10 kilometres south of Biggar on Highway 4 when a northbound SUV driven by an adult male and a southbound pickup truck driven by an adult female collided.

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