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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.

Members of the Battle River Treaty Health Centre gathered Friday to participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike run. The group raised $3,000.
Members of the Battle River Treaty Health Centre gathered Friday to participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike run. The group raised $3,000. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Health centre rides the Big Bike for charity

By Roger White
June 11, 2018 - 10:30am

Members of the Battle River Treaty Six Health Centre rode the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike Friday to raise both awareness and funds for the programs and services the agency provides across Canada.

The Dekker Centre will be electric when Madeline Merlo takes the stage Thursday.
The Dekker Centre will be electric when Madeline Merlo takes the stage Thursday. Submitted photo/Dekker Centre

Merlo set to take the Dekker Centre stage

By Brady Lang
June 11, 2018 - 8:00am

The Dekker Centre will be electric when Madeline Merlo takes the stage Thursday.

Merlo, one of the hottest names in country music, has influences from music genres from across the board, ranging from classic country to a free-spirited pop-country vibe.

Lightning over the Battlefords area on Saturday June 9 during severe thunderstorm warning.
Lightning over the Battlefords area on Saturday June 9 during severe thunderstorm warning. Submitted photo/Raj Hathiramani R & J Photography

Severe thunderstorm warning brings lightning, thunder and hail to area

By Roger White
June 10, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 11, 2018 - 8:38am

Residents of the area have been subjected to a wide variety of weather over the past 24 hours as severe thunderstorm warning that brought thunder, lightning and large hailstones the size of loonies to the

Grade 11 student Lauren Brandle was presented with the highest academic award.
Grade 11 student Lauren Brandle was presented with the highest academic award. Submitted photo/Bruce Yockey

JPII students presented with awards

By Brady Lang
June 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

The accomplishments of students at John Paul II Collegiate were recognized at their Undergrad Awards Night Monday.

Students were presented with a range of awards, including Highest Academic Average and Honour Roll. Vice Principal Bruce Yockey said the students enjoyed the night.

Insp. John Sutherland and Sherry Jimmy, Reeve of the R.M. have a brief discussion following the RCMP town hall meeting in Meota on Thursday.
Insp. John Sutherland and Sherry Jimmy, Reeve of the R.M. have a brief discussion following the RCMP town hall meeting in Meota on Thursday. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

RCMP engages community at town hall in Meota

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

Over 60 residents of Meota and surrounding areas met with members of the Battlefords RCMP at the Community Centre on Thursday night at a town hall style meeting to get an update on what members of the detachment are doing to combat crime in the rural areas.  

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