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Sundance Mentuck.
Sundance Mentuck. submitted photo/Government of Saskatchewan

UPDATE: Province conducting internal review into escaped youth, one back in custody

By battlefordsNOW Staff
September 13, 2016 - 12:00pm Updated: October 28, 2016 - 4:55pm

UPDATE: One escaped youth has been located and arrested by RCMP.

The 17-year-old was arrested Thursday, Oct. 27 and charged with possession of a weapon and escaping the North Battleford Youth Centre on Sept. 9.

He appeared in court Oct. 28 to face the charges.

Janet Laird with Q98 host Nic Fransoo after winning the 15K prize at the Birthday Bash.
Janet Laird with Q98 host Nic Fransoo after winning the 15K prize at the Birthday Bash. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Q98 15K prize to go to couple's kitchen makeover

By Sarah Rae
September 10, 2016 - 5:54pm

A new kitchen is in store for Q98’s Birthday Bash grand prize winner.

Janet Laird chose the Bernier Millworks prize out of 15 options after her name was drawn at the Birthday Bash Friday night, Sept. 9 at the Tropical Inn in North Battleford.

Sundance Stacey Mentuck.
Sundance Stacey Mentuck. Government of Saskatchewan

UPDATE: One young offender back in custody, the second still at large

By battlefordsNOW & CJME News Staff
September 10, 2016 - 8:52am Updated: October 28, 2016 - 4:01pm

UPDATE: One of the two young offenders who escaped from the North Battleford Youth Centre was apprehended last night and appeared before court this morning. 

The youth cannot be named due to a mandatory publication ban under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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