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An artist's rendition of the outside of the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford, which is scheduled to open this fall.
An artist's rendition of the outside of the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford, which is scheduled to open this fall. Submitted photo/Government of Saskatchewan

New Beginnings campaign pushes towards $8 million fundraising goal

By Roger White
June 25, 2018 - 2:00pm

As the New Beginnings fundraising campaign enters the home stretch in its journey to raise $8 million dollars for the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford's mental health facility, Fundraising Lead Corinne Bernier Delainey said she's been overwhelmed with support.

A rendering of what the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford will look like upon completion. The New Beginnings fundraising campaign received a donation of $70 per person within the R.M. of North Battleford No.437 that totals over $51,000 towards the purchase of medical equipment and furniture for the facility.
A rendering of what the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford will look like upon completion. The New Beginnings fundraising campaign received a donation of $70 per person within the R.M. of North Battleford No.437 that totals over $51,000 towards the purchase of medical equipment and furniture for the facility. File photo/Government of Saskatchewan

Sask. Hospital receives donation from R.M. of North Battleford

By Roger White
June 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

The New Beginnings fundraising campaign for the Saskatchewan Hospital has received another sizeable donation which will help purchase medical equipment and furniture for the new mental health facility, which is scheduled to open this fall.

Super A Foods is the latest business to close its doors.
Super A Foods is the latest business to close its doors. Battleford Super A Foods/Facebook

Super A owners say Battlefords businesses becoming harder to run

By Brady Lang
June 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

It’s getting tougher and tougher to operate a small business in a small town.

The town of Battleford has seen its fair share of disappearing businesses throughout the town. Super A Foods became the latest business to close its doors Thursday.  

The Finlayson Island vehicle bridge (south side only) will be closed to traffic Wednesday. The north side pedestrian bridge will remain open.
The Finlayson Island vehicle bridge (south side only) will be closed to traffic Wednesday. The north side pedestrian bridge will remain open. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Finlayson Island vehicle bridge to be closed Wednesday

By Angela Brown
June 19, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Finlayson Island vehicle bridge will be closed Wednesday while workers inspect the structure and take samples for a study, the Town of Battleford reported at its Monday meeting. The north side pedestrian bridge will remain open.

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