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Citizens in Battleford were being told to clear their own sidewalks of snow, or they would be fined. Also, those moving snow onto the streets could also be fined.
Citizens in Battleford were being told to clear their own sidewalks of snow, or they would be fined. Also, those moving snow onto the streets could also be fined. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — November

By Roger White
December 30, 2016 - 12:00pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 12:53pm

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

Snow swept into the area in mid-October due to a strong, low pressure system coming up from the U.S.
Snow swept into the area in mid-October due to a strong, low pressure system coming up from the U.S. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — October

By Roger White
December 30, 2016 - 6:00am Updated: December 30, 2016 - 12:50pm

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

Crews work to get scaffolding up at the Civic Centre for TV cameras. Final preparations for the Grand Slam of Curling are happening this weekend.
Crews work to get scaffolding up at the Civic Centre for TV cameras. Final preparations for the Grand Slam of Curling are happening this weekend. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Final preparations for Canadian Open underway

By Greg Higgins
December 29, 2016 - 5:00pm

The glass around the boards of the Civic Centre is down and the ice is being pebbled as North Battleford prepares for the opening of the Grand Slam of Curling next week.

Gerald Stanley of Biggar made his first court appearance in North Battleford in August to face charges of first degree murder.
Gerald Stanley of Biggar made his first court appearance in North Battleford in August to face charges of first degree murder. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — August

By Roger White
December 29, 2016 - 1:18pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 8:51am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

A program aiming to improve graduation rates of First Nations and Metis students at North Battleford Comprehensive High School was seeing some positive results
A program aiming to improve graduation rates of First Nations and Metis students at North Battleford Comprehensive High School was seeing some positive results file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — September

By Roger White
December 29, 2016 - 12:00pm

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

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