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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.

The staff at CJNB/CJNS are prepared for today's CFL season opener as the Riders host Toronto at Mosiac Stadium. Brady Lang, Darian Rae, and Grant Schutte display their Rider pride getting ready for today's broadcast, which kicks off at 4 p.m. with the pre-game show.
The staff at CJNB/CJNS are prepared for today's CFL season opener as the Riders host Toronto at Mosiac Stadium. Brady Lang, Darian Rae, and Grant Schutte display their Rider pride getting ready for today's broadcast, which kicks off at 4 p.m. with the pre-game show. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

2018 Riders season begins tonight on CJNB/CJNS

By Roger White
June 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

It’s a day Riders Nation has had circled on their calendar since Nov. 19, when the Toronto Argonauts defeated the Roughriders 25-21 on their way to capturing the 105th Grey Cup.

Cam Taylor displaying the bronze medal he won at the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton June 3-6.
Cam Taylor displaying the bronze medal he won at the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton June 3-6. Submitted photo/Brad and Marilyn Taylor

Local student wins bronze medal at national skills competition

By Roger White
June 14, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 15, 2018 - 11:05am

For Cam Taylor the opportunity to represent his home province at a prestigious event like the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition was pretty special, and it became even more so when he stood on the podium and receive a bronze medal for his work in carpentry.

The third annual Brian Maunula Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 23 at Rustic Nine Golf Course and organizers are expecting another sellout. Pictured are the late Brian Maunula and his grandson Shae, who spearheaded the event to raise funds for the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital in his grandfather's honour.
The third annual Brian Maunula Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 23 at Rustic Nine Golf Course and organizers are expecting another sellout. Pictured are the late Brian Maunula and his grandson Shae, who spearheaded the event to raise funds for the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital in his grandfather's honour. Submitted photo/Jaime Maunula

Organizers hope to continue success with third memorial golf tournament

By Roger White
June 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

The golfers taking part in the third Brian Maunula Memorial Junior Golf Tournament will notice some big changes this year.

Jenna Holt, program co-ordinator of Battlefords Victim Services, joined members of the RCMP at their recent town hall meetings, discussing the services they provide to victims of crime.
Jenna Holt, program co-ordinator of Battlefords Victim Services, joined members of the RCMP at their recent town hall meetings, discussing the services they provide to victims of crime. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Responding to the needs of victims

By Roger White
June 13, 2018 - 8:00am

If you are a victim of crime in the Battlefords area and are unsure of where to turn, the staff at the Battlefords Victims Services program want to help.

Members of CBI Physical Rehabilitation recently held a door-to-door food drive throughout the city and collected over one ton of food. This donation was turned over to the Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre.
Members of CBI Physical Rehabilitation recently held a door-to-door food drive throughout the city and collected over one ton of food. This donation was turned over to the Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Winner declared in battle of the food banks

By Roger White
June 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

It may have been a friendly competition between three area food banks but the real winners were those the agencies serve as more than $41,000 worth of food was collected during a recent Food Wars challenge.

Defenceman Connor Smith was selected by the Humboldt Broncos in an effort by the SJHL to help the team replenish their roster following the team's fatal bus crash April 6.
Defenceman Connor Smith was selected by the Humboldt Broncos in an effort by the SJHL to help the team replenish their roster following the team's fatal bus crash April 6. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Broncos select Smith from Stars to replenish lineup

By Roger White
June 12, 2018 - 8:00am

A 19-year-old defenceman from the Battlefords North Stars was one of 10 players selected by the Humboldt Broncos to bolster their lineup. The Broncos franchise is rebuilding after the tragic April 6 bus crash that left 16 members of the organization dead and 13 others injured.

The Battlefords North Stars called a press conference for Tuesday to announce the new head coach and general manager. CJNB and battlefordsNOW will carry the announcement live beginning at 10 a.m.
The Battlefords North Stars called a press conference for Tuesday to announce the new head coach and general manager. CJNB and battlefordsNOW will carry the announcement live beginning at 10 a.m. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars to announce new head coach and G.M. Tuesday

By Roger White
June 11, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Battlefords North Stars will introduce their new coach and general manager Tuesday morning at the Civic Centre.

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