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Dekker Centre General Manager Moe McGuinty presents the audited financial statement for the Dekker Centre at Monday's council meeting. McGuinty said while the finances are in the red now, they should be in the black in about six months.
Dekker Centre General Manager Moe McGuinty presents the audited financial statement for the Dekker Centre at Monday's council meeting. McGuinty said while the finances are in the red now, they should be in the black in about six months. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Dekker Centre dealing with financial challenges

By Angela Brown
June 27, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Dekker Centre is expected to move out of the red and into the black in the near future after finishing 2017 with a $17,500 deficit, based on the general manager's latest report.

The Dekker Centre will be electric when Madeline Merlo takes the stage Thursday.
The Dekker Centre will be electric when Madeline Merlo takes the stage Thursday. Submitted photo/Dekker Centre

Merlo set to take the Dekker Centre stage

By Brady Lang
June 11, 2018 - 8:00am

The Dekker Centre will be electric when Madeline Merlo takes the stage Thursday.

Merlo, one of the hottest names in country music, has influences from music genres from across the board, ranging from classic country to a free-spirited pop-country vibe.

The Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre will be hosting 16 different cultures this weekend including Panama (pictured) as A Taste of Culture comes to the Western Development Museum beginning Friday.
The Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre will be hosting 16 different cultures this weekend including Panama (pictured) as A Taste of Culture comes to the Western Development Museum beginning Friday. BIRC/Facebook

A Taste of Culture celebrates diversity this weekend at WDM

By Roger White
May 31, 2018 - 5:00pm

For the past 11 years, the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre has brought people from different backgrounds together with its Taste of Culture celebration. 

R&B singer Denise Valle will be one of the performers taking part in the the Second Annual Garden Party for the Battlefords Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Society. This year's event will be held on Saturday, June 16 at Destination Battlefords.
R&B singer Denise Valle will be one of the performers taking part in the the Second Annual Garden Party for the Battlefords Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Society. This year's event will be held on Saturday, June 16 at Destination Battlefords. submitted photo/SaskMusic

Garden party for mental health set for June 16

By Roger White
May 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

After the huge response to last year’s Garden Party hosted by the Battlefords Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), organizers are looking to exceed the more than 120 who attended. 

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