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According to Derek Sieben, the administration and finance chair, the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games committee has to raise just over $527,000 to meet their projected budget goal of $1.8 million.
According to Derek Sieben, the administration and finance chair, the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games committee has to raise just over $527,000 to meet their projected budget goal of $1.8 million. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Committee has to raise half a million dollars to meet budget goal

By Greg Higgins
April 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

Business owners in the Battlefords area can expect a visit from the Saskatchewan Winter Games Committee as it has to raise just over half a million dollars to hit their total budgeted goal of roughly $1.8 million.

Jim Sutton (Cherry Insurance in North Battleford ), centre left, is joined by Rob Wirt (Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company), right, and Elaine Baker (Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company), left, as he presents a cheque for $5,000 to Michelle Spark (The Humane Society of the Battlefords), centre right, Thursday. Cherry Insurance donated the funds, through support from Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company.
Jim Sutton (Cherry Insurance in North Battleford ), centre left, is joined by Rob Wirt (Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company), right, and Elaine Baker (Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company), left, as he presents a cheque for $5,000 to Michelle Spark (The Humane Society of the Battlefords), centre right, Thursday. Cherry Insurance donated the funds, through support from Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Humane Society gets ready for annual gala

By Angela Brown
April 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

Joined by four baby kittens, Cherry Insurance in North Battleford gave a helping $5,000 to the Humane Society of the Battlefords on Thursday, to give the animal shelter a head start for its big fundraising gala taking place this weekend.

Kitchen Zone is just one of the many businesses showing their North Stars pride all season long.
Kitchen Zone is just one of the many businesses showing their North Stars pride all season long. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Star support at its high point for championship weekend

By Roger White
April 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

Excitement surrounding the Battlefords North Stars is spreading fast.

With the team posting one of the best seasons ever in the SJHL this year fans are pumped about their hometown heroes chances at the 2017 Western Canada Cup which kicks off Saturday in Penticton B.C.

Protesters blocked vehicles from getting into the Prairieland Park parking lot for a Saskatchewan Party fundraising dinner on April 27.
Protesters blocked vehicles from getting into the Prairieland Park parking lot for a Saskatchewan Party fundraising dinner on April 27. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Hundreds protest budget cuts outside premier's dinner

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
April 28, 2017 - 6:59am

Hundreds of people gathered at the entrance of Prairieland Park Thursday evening to protest Premier Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party's budget.

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