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Nancy Wagner (Shawn Wagner's wife), front left, helps prepare the barbecue lunch in North Battleford Thursday.
Nancy Wagner (Shawn Wagner's wife), front left, helps prepare the barbecue lunch in North Battleford Thursday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords Strong BBQ aims to bring community together

By Angela Brown
June 24, 2017 - 8:00am

North Battleford businessman Shawn Wagner spent Thursday afternoon behind the barbeque grill, cooking hamburgers and hot dogs for visitors for free.

He said he wanted to do a kind gesture for the community, and thought giving away a hot lunch would be a good start.

Mayor Ames Leslie, left, back, during council on Monday. Council discussed delays caused by a new information system.
Mayor Ames Leslie, left, back, during council on Monday. Council discussed delays caused by a new information system. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford expecting delays for tax notices

By Angela Brown
June 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Town of Battleford property owners can expect delays in receiving their tax notices, due to some hiccups with a new computer information system for reporting that the town recently installed.

Tax notices were expected to be sent to ratepayers in May, but will now be going out mid-July.

Hein Financial Group celebrated their 50th anniversary on Thursday night by donating $10,000 to the BUH Foundation.  Pictured above (L to R) Greg Lightfoot, Brian Hein along with Carey Tollefson representing the BUH.
Hein Financial Group celebrated their 50th anniversary on Thursday night by donating $10,000 to the BUH Foundation. Pictured above (L to R) Greg Lightfoot, Brian Hein along with Carey Tollefson representing the BUH. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

BUH Foundation receives generous anniversary donation

By Roger White
June 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

It was Hein Financial Group who celebrated their 50th anniversary, however the Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation received the gift.

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce is working on a strategy to combat shoplifting.
The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce is working on a strategy to combat shoplifting. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local businesses concerned about increase in shoplifting

By Angela Brown
June 23, 2017 - 10:00am

Local businesses in North Battleford are putting their heads together to work out a strategy to deal with a problem of shoplifting in the area.

The issue came up at the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce meeting on June 20.

North Battleford wants to cut down on speeders on Clements Drive.
North Battleford wants to cut down on speeders on Clements Drive. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Clements Drive speeders beware

By Angela Brown
June 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of North Battleford plans to put the brakes on speeders on Clements Drive.

Mayor Ryan Bater said he has received complaints from property owners who are upset by the number of vehicles traveling too fast along this residential street.

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