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The RM of Battle River Reeve Joe Beckman, centre, and Administrator Betty Johnson, left, join New Beginnings campaign lead Corinne Bernier Delainey during a cheque presentation recently. The RM of Battle River made a $50,000 donation to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign.
The RM of Battle River Reeve Joe Beckman, centre, and Administrator Betty Johnson, left, join New Beginnings campaign lead Corinne Bernier Delainey during a cheque presentation recently. The RM of Battle River made a $50,000 donation to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign. Facebook/Saskatchewan Hospital New Beginnings

Two area RMs step up to support Sask. Hospital campaign

By Angela Brown
July 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

Two area municipalities stepped up to give the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings fundraising campaign a boost with a total donation of over $101,000, helping bring the total funds raised a little closer to the $8 million campaign goal. 

Environment Canada issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds such as this one from last spring, today in the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas.
Environment Canada issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds such as this one from last spring, today in the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

UPDATE: Funnel cloud advisory ends

By Roger White
July 3, 2018 - 10:55am Updated: July 4, 2018 - 10:37am

The special weather advisory for the area has now ended.

 

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Environment Canada has issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds this afternoon.

Battlefords Senior Soccer will look a little different this year
Battlefords Senior Soccer will look a little different this year Facebook/Battlefords Senior Soccer Association

Battlefords Senior Soccer league getting ready for changes

By Brady Lang
July 2, 2018 - 9:54am

The Adult Soccer League is new and revamped this year.

Within the next few days, registration will start up for the league which will be done online for the 2018 season. There will be options of co-ed and gendered, which will be getting started around mid-July.

Dmytro Trokin, far right, team member with the Chumak Way Cycling Tour, speaks to local residents and supporters at a reception at the Ukrainian Slava Centre in North Battleford Saturday.
Dmytro Trokin, far right, team member with the Chumak Way Cycling Tour, speaks to local residents and supporters at a reception at the Ukrainian Slava Centre in North Battleford Saturday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Chumak Way Cycling Tour team visits North Battleford

By Angela Brown
July 2, 2018 - 9:52am

Dmytro Trokin hopes by doing what he does best - biking with his team across North America - he will be able to help draw attention to the war in Ukraine, and the plight of the many orphans left behind.  

Left to right, Rotary Past President Warren Williams, Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign committee representatives Jane Shury , Ben Christensen and fundraising lead Corinne Bernier Delainey, along with Rotary Outgoing President Terry Blanchette pose for the cheque presentation. Rotary donated $10,000 to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign for furnishings and equipment for the new hospital at Thursday’s event.
Left to right, Rotary Past President Warren Williams, Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign committee representatives Jane Shury , Ben Christensen and fundraising lead Corinne Bernier Delainey, along with Rotary Outgoing President Terry Blanchette pose for the cheque presentation. Rotary donated $10,000 to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign for furnishings and equipment for the new hospital at Thursday’s event. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Rotary supports Sask. Hospital campaign

By Angela Brown
June 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Rotary Club of the Battlefords took the opportunity to contribute $10,000 to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign during its year-end wrap-up meeting Thursday.

This new street mural is now on display on Meighen Crescent in North Battleford.
This new street mural is now on display on Meighen Crescent in North Battleford. Facebook/City of North Battleford

New mural gets financial boost

By Angela Brown
June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

North Battleford neighbours in the Meighen Crescent area have put their talents and energies together to create a new street mural.

The City of North Battleford assisted with the project by providing the paint and supplies.

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