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Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization
Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization file photo/battlefordsNOW

Innovation Credit Union members vote 'yes' on federalization

By Roger White
December 13, 2017 - 8:49am

Innovation Credit Union members have voted in favour of Innovation’s proposal to become the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan.

Of the more than 17,200 members who voted, 82 per cent voted in favor of the special resolution.

City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr.
City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr. submitted photo/City of North Battleford

City crews clearing drainage ditch along Territorial Drive

By Roger White
December 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

Motorists travelling on Territorial Dr. over the next few weeks will notice a lot of activity as city crews begin clearing the drainage ditch from West Railway Ave. to Killdeer Dr.

According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, council hasn't discussed the potential of Uber operating in the city and won't entertain the idea until either the company expresses interest in N.B. or the community expresses interest in wanting the service.
According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, council hasn't discussed the potential of Uber operating in the city and won't entertain the idea until either the company expresses interest in N.B. or the community expresses interest in wanting the service. file photo/CJME Staff

No plans for Uber in North Battleford yet

By Greg Higgins
December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Uber ride-sharing service has been approved to establish itself in the province, but hasn’t set its sites on the Battlefords yet and the city says it is a bridge it will cross when they get to it.

Husky Energy announced two new thermal projects in its annual report to investors Monday, one of which is a new facility for the Edam area.
Husky Energy announced two new thermal projects in its annual report to investors Monday, one of which is a new facility for the Edam area. Husky Energy Website.

Husky investing $700 million for new Edam and Mervin-area plants

By Angela Brown
December 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

Husky Energy is planning to create two new thermal plants in Saskatchewan, one of which will be in the Edam area, for a total value of $700 million.

Both projects are expected to start heavy oil production in 2021.

Dairy Queen demolished its old store on Tuesday, and has plans to expand its parking lot for its newer site.
Dairy Queen demolished its old store on Tuesday, and has plans to expand its parking lot for its newer site. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Dairy Queen paving way for bigger parking lot

By Angela Brown
December 6, 2017 - 12:00pm

North Battleford's Dairy Queen Grill and Chill Restaurant is taking the "out with the old, in with the new" adage seriously to start off the new year. 

The local business demolished its old vacant store Tuesday, and plans to replace it with more parking lot stalls for customers.  

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