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Wilkie resident Helen Urlacher displays a "Broncos Strong" sign ahead of this Friday night's vigil, being held in the community to show solidarity with Humboldt.
Wilkie resident Helen Urlacher displays a "Broncos Strong" sign ahead of this Friday night's vigil, being held in the community to show solidarity with Humboldt. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Wilkie to host vigil for Humboldt

By Roger White
April 12, 2018 - 10:00am

Like many communities around the nation, the Town of Wilkie will soon be showing their support for the City of Humboldt, which is still reeling from the tragic bus accident that claimed the lives of 16 members of their Junior A Broncos organization last Friday.

Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services.
Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords MLA calls provincial budget 'pretty positive'

By Roger White
April 10, 2018 - 5:49pm

Battlefords MLA Herb Cox has seen his share of provincial budgets since he became the area representative in the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011 and while he knows not everyone will be pleased with the document presented by Finance Minister Donna Harpauer, he believes Tuesday’s budget is exactly

From left to right: graduating players Connor Manegre, Garan Magnes, Troy Gerein, Layne Young, Conor Jensen, Taryn Kotchorek, Keith Anderson, Chaseton Braid.
From left to right: graduating players Connor Manegre, Garan Magnes, Troy Gerein, Layne Young, Conor Jensen, Taryn Kotchorek, Keith Anderson, Chaseton Braid. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars hold year-end banquet

By Nathan Kanter
April 10, 2018 - 11:05am Updated: April 10, 2018 - 2:21pm

The Battlefords North Stars honoured their eight graduating players at their year-end banquet on Monday night at the Civic Centre, handing out jerseys to each of those who won't return.

Kaleb Dahlgren, centre, poses with two students at Watrous Elementary School, after he gave a talk about living with Type 1 diabetes this past March.
Kaleb Dahlgren, centre, poses with two students at Watrous Elementary School, after he gave a talk about living with Type 1 diabetes this past March. Kaleb Dahlgren/Twitter

Former AAA Stars forward Dahlgren in stable condition following Humboldt bus crash

By Nathan Kanter
April 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

Saskatoon native Kaleb Dahlgren was one of 29 people involved in the horrific Humboldt Broncos bus collision Friday.

A sombre vigil was held tonight in Humboldt for the victims and families of those killed and injured in the bus crash on Friday.
A sombre vigil was held tonight in Humboldt for the victims and families of those killed and injured in the bus crash on Friday. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

'We are all Humboldt Broncos': tearful service held after team's fatal crash

By Taylor MacPherson
April 8, 2018 - 8:33pm Updated: April 9, 2018 - 2:15am

Thousands packed into the Elgar Petersen arena Sunday night to remember the victims of the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Countless flowers and personal messages have been left on the steps of Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, the home of the SJHL's Broncos.
Countless flowers and personal messages have been left on the steps of Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, the home of the SJHL's Broncos. Liam Richards/The Canadian Press

Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy hits Battlefords North Stars hard

By Nathan Kanter
April 8, 2018 - 4:44pm

As the country and world is still reeling from the horrific bus collision involving the SJHL Humboldt Broncos, coaches and players from the Battlefords North Stars are especially feeling the pain as many of them personally know those who were affected by the tragedy.

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