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Wilkie in Motion Team Leader Helen Urlacher and Wilkie Recreation Director Stephen Lutsch get prepared for an old-fashioned snowball fight as part of the Go Out and Play Challenge.
Wilkie in Motion Team Leader Helen Urlacher and Wilkie Recreation Director Stephen Lutsch get prepared for an old-fashioned snowball fight as part of the Go Out and Play Challenge. Submitted photo/Helen Urlacher

Snowball fight planned to wrap up Wilkie Go Out and Play Challenge

By Roger White
March 7, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Go Out and Play Challenge is winding down this week in the Town of Wilkie, but there are still plenty of ways to get involved, including a snowball fight. 

Batttleford-Lloydminster MP Rosemarie Falk is adding her voice to those demanding the government step in to end the grain backlog affecting prairie farmers.
Batttleford-Lloydminster MP Rosemarie Falk is adding her voice to those demanding the government step in to end the grain backlog affecting prairie farmers. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Falk: Liberals leave farmers in the dust

By Roger White
March 5, 2018 - 10:00am Updated: March 5, 2018 - 10:39am

There’s a new voice calling on the federal government to support grain farmers in the province and resolve the issue of the grain crisis that could cost the industry billions of dollars.

A low pressure system coming in from Alberta is expected to bring 20 cm of snow this weekend to the Battlefords along with wind gusts up to 70 km/h, which will heavily reduce visibility for drivers.
A low pressure system coming in from Alberta is expected to bring 20 cm of snow this weekend to the Battlefords along with wind gusts up to 70 km/h, which will heavily reduce visibility for drivers. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Weekend storm could cause hazardous driving conditions

By Greg Higgins
March 1, 2018 - 1:38pm

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Battlefords, which Environment Canada said could lead to extremely hazardous driving conditions.

Premier Scott Moe announced today that the province was reinstating the PST on agriculture, life and health insurance premiums effective immediately.
Premier Scott Moe announced today that the province was reinstating the PST on agriculture, life and health insurance premiums effective immediately. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

PST exemption on agriculture, health and life insurance returns

By Roger White
February 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

Premier Scott Moe fulfilled one of the many campaign promises today when his government reinstated the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) exemption for agriculture, life and health insurance premiums, effective immediately.

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