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Meadow Lake's Kevin Gerwing was named a NSRBL team MVP.
Meadow Lake's Kevin Gerwing was named a NSRBL team MVP. Colton Swiderski/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Playoff match ups set in North Sask. baseball league

By battlefordsNOW Staff
July 14, 2016 - 8:42am

The first round matchups are set in for the North Saskatchewan River Baseball League playoffs.

The North Battleford Beavers just made the playoffs with a record of 7-9. They’ll take on the first-place Lloydminster Twins in the first round. The Twins finished with a 13-3 record.

Chris Olson's truck and trailer stuck in the mud at the Craven Country Jamboree, July 13.
Chris Olson's truck and trailer stuck in the mud at the Craven Country Jamboree, July 13. Lisa Schick/CJME News Staff

Mud, puddles greet Craven festival goers

By Lisa Schick/CJME News Staff
July 14, 2016 - 8:20am

By the time the gates to the camping area opened Wednesday afternoon, there were already trucks and campers lined up in both directions on Highway 20.

The gates were closed after only two hours on Tuesday because of heavy rain.

Players take part in exhibition hand games before the main tournament at Sakicawasihk powwow.
Players take part in exhibition hand games before the main tournament at Sakicawasihk powwow. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Hand games aim to teach culture and build community

By Sarah Rae
July 14, 2016 - 7:12am

A game played long ago is being revived in communities who lost it.

The Sakicawasihk powwow in North Battleford featured hand games for the first time this year, something Bill Wapass of Thunderchild First Nation said is important to Aboriginal culture.

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