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North Battleford firefighters have already attended multiple grass fires in the area since the weather has warmed up.
North Battleford firefighters have already attended multiple grass fires in the area since the weather has warmed up. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Fire ban in effect for city and RM of North Battleford

By battlefordsNOW Staff
April 26, 2018 - 9:23am

Dry conditions and high winds have caused the city and RM of North Battleford to implement a cautionary fire ban.

The city issued a release Thursday morning, which quoted North Battleford Fire Chief, Trevor Brice, stating the department has already attended a few grass fires.

The North Battleford Golf and Country Club said below-average temperatures and snow have caused the course to remain closed longer than it has in over a decade.
The North Battleford Golf and Country Club said below-average temperatures and snow have caused the course to remain closed longer than it has in over a decade. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Warmer weather has local golf courses optimistic

By Greg Higgins
April 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

Golfers at the North Battleford Golf and Country Club would normally be hitting the links already by this time in April, but due to below-average temperatures so far this month, the local course isn’t open yet and there is no timeframe for when it will be.

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