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Medstead Volunteer Firefighters were on the scene of an early morning tractor fire, Tuesday.
Medstead Volunteer Firefighters were on the scene of an early morning tractor fire, Tuesday. submitted photo/Medstead Fire Department

Tractor fire investigation underway in Medstead

By Roger White
May 24, 2017 - 1:47pm

There were harrowing moments for a Medstead farmer as the tractor he was operating caught fire. 

Volunteer Firefighters were called to the property shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday to see the tractor fully engulfed in flames.

Meadow Lake area residents can expect to see more clouds like this over the next few hours as a Special Weather Statement has been released for the area .
Meadow Lake area residents can expect to see more clouds like this over the next few hours as a Special Weather Statement has been released for the area . Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW

Severe weather looms

By Roger White
May 24, 2017 - 11:42am Updated: May 24, 2017 - 12:14pm

Area residents can expect a very wet and windy 24 to 48 hours beginning later today.

The upcoming Canadian Blood Services clinic has been completely booked now officials are asking everyone to keep their appointments.
The upcoming Canadian Blood Services clinic has been completely booked now officials are asking everyone to keep their appointments. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Keeping appointments vital for upcoming blood donor clinics

By Roger White
May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

With summer fast approaching and the need for blood urgently required, Canadian Blood Services is calling on everyone who booked for the May 29 blood donor clinic to keep their appointments.

Kindergarten, Grade 1 and two students of Connaught Elementary School  enjoyed the fresh and soil as they participate in the Battlefords Family Health Centre Community Garden Project.
Kindergarten, Grade 1 and two students of Connaught Elementary School enjoyed the fresh and soil as they participate in the Battlefords Family Health Centre Community Garden Project. submitted photo/Rose Favel

Connaught youngsters enjoy community garden

By Roger White
May 20, 2017 - 8:43am

While they may not have the green thumb for gardening quite yet, the Battlefords Family Health Centre (BFHC) Community Garden Project coordinators believe it’s never too early to learn.

Battlefords RCMP responded to 58 calls from 6 a.m. Wednesday morning to 6 a.m. Thursday morning.
Battlefords RCMP responded to 58 calls from 6 a.m. Wednesday morning to 6 a.m. Thursday morning. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Thefts, a crash and suspected gunshots keep RCMP busy in the Battlefords

By Roger White
May 18, 2017 - 11:06am

It was a busy 24-hour period for members of the Battlefords RCMP on Wednesday with a wide array of infractions ranging from motor vehicle accidents, thefts and reports of gunshots.

Two male suspects and a female suspect are wanted by Maidstone RCMP in connection with a May 10 break-in at the Subway in Lashburn.
Two male suspects and a female suspect are wanted by Maidstone RCMP in connection with a May 10 break-in at the Subway in Lashburn. submitted photo/RCMP

Maidstone RCMP seek help with break-ins

By Roger White
May 18, 2017 - 8:12am

The Maidstone RCMP Detachment is requesting assistance following an early morning break and enter into the Lashburn Subway on Wednesday, May 10. 

Three suspects, two men and a female, used force to break into the building.

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