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Tifa Dezic striking a pose
Tifa Dezic striking a pose Submitted photo/Twilla Gagne

North Battleford girl dances her way to Telemiracle

By Greg Higgins
February 7, 2016 - 8:31am Updated: February 8, 2016 - 2:18pm

Hopes weren't very high when Tifa Dezic’s mother Twilla Gagne read the audition letter from Telemiracle. 

“At first we thought I didn’t get in because how it started out. It said 'thank you for auditioning for Telemiracle,' so I didn’t think I got in.”

Students gather around Rick Forbes asking questions
Students gather around Rick Forbes asking questions Greg Higgins, battlefordsNOW

Tornado hunter touches down at local school

By Greg Higgins
February 6, 2016 - 12:08pm Updated: February 6, 2016 - 4:40pm

If you were walking by Battleford Central School Friday Feb.5, you may have heard “Whoa” coming from the gymnasium quite a few times. Students filled the gym as Ricky Forbes from the show Tornado Hunters put on quite the memorable assembly for Kaitlyn Russell, Grade 4, and her peers.

One potential facility for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games
One potential facility for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games Matt Kelly, battlefordsNOW

Public support needed for 2018 Sask. Winter Games bid

By Matt Kelly
February 6, 2016 - 7:24am

North Battleford is one of the two finalists up for hosting the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games and the city hopes public support can help their cause.

The selection committee will tour North Battleford and competing city Lloydminister before making their decision.

Tim Hortons owners Marion and Brett Michnik (left) present Smile cookie proceeds to members of the Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation.
Tim Hortons owners Marion and Brett Michnik (left) present Smile cookie proceeds to members of the Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation. Geoff Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

Tim Hortons' smile cookies still putting smiles on faces

By Geoff Smith
February 5, 2016 - 5:53pm Updated: February 6, 2016 - 9:53am

They were sold back in September, but Tim Hortons’ smile cookies had a lot of people smiling Friday, Feb. 5, in Battleford.

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