Jared Gottselig

Three students from the North Battleford Taekwondo Academy competed at national competitions. Two of which placed in the top three.
Three students from the North Battleford Taekwondo Academy competed at national competitions. Two of which placed in the top three. Submitted photo/Rachel Zanyk

N.B. taekwondo students compete at national level

By Jared Gottselig
June 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

Three students from North Battleford Taekwondo Academy got the chance to compete in national competitions recently, two of which took home medals.

The two medallists, Nolan Mutch and Caden Fullerton, competed in the junior national competition in Calgary last month.

Several people registered to be potential stem cell donors in support of six-year-old Paige Schmidt who suffers from a rare medical condition.
Several people registered to be potential stem cell donors in support of six-year-old Paige Schmidt who suffers from a rare medical condition. Jared Gottselig/battlefordsNOW staff

Event to find stem cell donor met with overwhelming support

By Jared Gottselig
June 25, 2017 - 5:53pm

A cheek swabbing event in Mervin, Sask. to help find a stem cell donation match for six-year-old Paige Schmidt was met with overwhelming support Sunday.

Tiffany Delorme and several others organized a barbecue to raise funds for the families affected by the fire on Centennial Crescent earlier this month
Tiffany Delorme and several others organized a barbecue to raise funds for the families affected by the fire on Centennial Crescent earlier this month Jared Gottselig/battlefordsNOW staff

Barbecue raises funds for families of Centennial Crescent fire

By Jared Gottselig
June 25, 2017 - 8:32am

The City of North Battleford came together as a community Saturday afternoon to support the families whose houses burned down on Centennial Crescent early this month.

Paige Schmidt from Mervin, SK requires a stem cell transplant to overcome a rare condition that currently requires blood and platelet transfusions.
Paige Schmidt from Mervin, SK requires a stem cell transplant to overcome a rare condition that currently requires blood and platelet transfusions. submitted photo

Family seeking help for 6-year-old in need of stem cell transplant

By Jared Gottselig
June 20, 2017 - 3:06pm

A family from Mervin, SK is hoping the public can help their daughter, six-year-old Paige Schmidt, by offering to have a simple swab test done, but it's a test that could mean life or death for the child.

The Fred Light Museum will host a grand opening event for their new gazebo with a barbecue and activities.
The Fred Light Museum will host a grand opening event for their new gazebo with a barbecue and activities. Jared Gottselig/battlefordsNOW staff

Fred Light Museum to host gazebo grand opening

By Jared Gottselig
June 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Fred Light Museum in Battleford will officially unveil their new gazebo with a grand opening event Friday.

The gazebo is located at the back of the museum grounds, and has a picnic table for people to sit.

Sallows and McDonald - Wilson and Zehner Funeral Home hosted their 5th annual balloon release on Father's Day to honour loved ones who have passed away.
Sallows and McDonald - Wilson and Zehner Funeral Home hosted their 5th annual balloon release on Father's Day to honour loved ones who have passed away. Submitted photo/T'Neale Laycock

5th annual balloon release celebrates loved ones

By Jared Gottselig
June 19, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: June 19, 2017 - 11:32am

In honour of loved ones who have passed away, Sallows and McDonald Wilson Zehner Funeral Home hosted their fifth annual balloon release on Father’s Day.

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