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Tiffany Delorme and several others organized a barbecue to raise funds for the families affected by the fire on Centennial Crescent earlier this month
Tiffany Delorme and several others organized a barbecue to raise funds for the families affected by the fire on Centennial Crescent earlier this month Jared Gottselig/battlefordsNOW staff

Barbecue raises funds for families of Centennial Crescent fire

By Jared Gottselig
June 25, 2017 - 8:32am

The City of North Battleford came together as a community Saturday afternoon to support the families whose houses burned down on Centennial Crescent early this month.

Nancy Wagner (Shawn Wagner's wife), front left, helps prepare the barbecue lunch in North Battleford Thursday.
Nancy Wagner (Shawn Wagner's wife), front left, helps prepare the barbecue lunch in North Battleford Thursday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords Strong BBQ aims to bring community together

By Angela Brown
June 24, 2017 - 8:00am

North Battleford businessman Shawn Wagner spent Thursday afternoon behind the barbeque grill, cooking hamburgers and hot dogs for visitors for free.

He said he wanted to do a kind gesture for the community, and thought giving away a hot lunch would be a good start.

Mayor Ames Leslie, left, back, during council on Monday. Council discussed delays caused by a new information system.
Mayor Ames Leslie, left, back, during council on Monday. Council discussed delays caused by a new information system. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford expecting delays for tax notices

By Angela Brown
June 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Town of Battleford property owners can expect delays in receiving their tax notices, due to some hiccups with a new computer information system for reporting that the town recently installed.

Tax notices were expected to be sent to ratepayers in May, but will now be going out mid-July.

Hein Financial Group celebrated their 50th anniversary on Thursday night by donating $10,000 to the BUH Foundation.  Pictured above (L to R) Greg Lightfoot, Brian Hein along with Carey Tollefson representing the BUH.
Hein Financial Group celebrated their 50th anniversary on Thursday night by donating $10,000 to the BUH Foundation. Pictured above (L to R) Greg Lightfoot, Brian Hein along with Carey Tollefson representing the BUH. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

BUH Foundation receives generous anniversary donation

By Roger White
June 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

It was Hein Financial Group who celebrated their 50th anniversary, however the Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation received the gift.

Trailing Lloydminster 9-4, Trappers Gavin Nolin (11) drives a pitch down the third base side to lead off the bottom of the seventh. The Trappers would score five in the inning to tie the game at 9-9 only to lose 14-11 in extra innings.
Trailing Lloydminster 9-4, Trappers Gavin Nolin (11) drives a pitch down the third base side to lead off the bottom of the seventh. The Trappers would score five in the inning to tie the game at 9-9 only to lose 14-11 in extra innings. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Twins out-slug trappers in senior baseball action

By Roger White
June 23, 2017 - 10:00am

If you love baseball with plenty of offense, then the Ken Nelson Field was the place to be on Thursday night as the Lloydminster Twins held on to defeat the Battlefords Trappers 14-11 in Senior Men’s Baseball League action.

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