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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.

The Town of Battleford is working to meet wastewater analysis requirements.
The Town of Battleford is working to meet wastewater analysis requirements. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battleford activates equipment to comply with wastewater standards

By Angela Brown
June 20, 2017 - 1:07pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 1:53pm

After finding the level of green algae was above normal in its wastewater treatment lagoon, the Town of Battleford has activated a third piece of equipment to ensure its compliance with provincial environmental standards. 

Celtic entertainers Back Of The Bus provided the entertainment at the CMHA Garden Party Friday night.
Celtic entertainers Back Of The Bus provided the entertainment at the CMHA Garden Party Friday night. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

CMHA Garden party raises $50,000

By Roger White
June 19, 2017 - 10:00am

The threat of rain and thunderstorms didn't dampen the generosity of those who attended the first annual Garden Party in support of the Battlefords branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). The event on Friday night raised more than $50,000. 

The 2017 Battlefords Relay Life kicked off with the ceremonial Survivor Balloon Release of Hope on Friday night.
The 2017 Battlefords Relay Life kicked off with the ceremonial Survivor Balloon Release of Hope on Friday night. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Relay for life exceeds expectations and surpasses goal

By Roger White
June 10, 2017 - 11:02am

Once again the community of the Battlefords showed its generosity and spirit.

That was the sentiment expressed by the 2017 Battlefords Relay for Life Chair Stefanie Harrington following the 12-hour marathon which wrapped up early Saturday morning at the City Field in Centennial Park.

Michelle Spark, the shelter coordinator at the Battlefords Humane Society, is presented with a cheque from Shawn Haas, veterinarian at Lakeland Veterinary Services as part of a sponsorship deal on CJNB where every North Stars goal this past season translated into a $5 donation.
Michelle Spark, the shelter coordinator at the Battlefords Humane Society, is presented with a cheque from Shawn Haas, veterinarian at Lakeland Veterinary Services as part of a sponsorship deal on CJNB where every North Stars goal this past season translated into a $5 donation. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lakeland Veterinary Services presents donation to humane society

By Nathan Kanter
June 6, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: June 6, 2017 - 2:45pm

For every goal the Battlefords North Stars scored this past season, Lakeland Veterinary Services would donate $5 to the Battlefords Humane Society.

As it turns out, the league champions found the back of the net 223 times this year, which resulted in a $1,115 donation.

The new owners of the former post office building in downtown Battleford are making progress renovating the site after purchasing it in May.
The new owners of the former post office building in downtown Battleford are making progress renovating the site after purchasing it in May. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Renovations underway at former post office

By Angela Brown
June 6, 2017 - 10:41am

The new owners of Battleford’s former post office building are making progress with their plans to renovate and upgrade the building, after purchasing the site in downtown Battleford last month.

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