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Claudette McGuire, of the Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation, says the Back to the '60s fundraiser dinner and concert will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Alex Dillabough Centre in Battleford.
Claudette McGuire, of the Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation, says the Back to the '60s fundraiser dinner and concert will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Alex Dillabough Centre in Battleford. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Back to the ‘60s fundraiser returns

By Angela Brown
September 7, 2018 - 5:03pm Updated: September 8, 2018 - 12:29pm

Because the Back to the 60s event was so well received when it was held in Meota in August, organizers have decided to hold an encore presentation this fall on Nov. 3. 

(L-R) President Dave Dekker and new director Michael Alstad.
(L-R) President Dave Dekker and new director Michael Alstad. Brady Lang/ battlefordsNOW Staff

NBCK Band welcomes back familiar face

By Brady Lang
September 5, 2018 - 10:00am

The North Battleford City Kinsmen Band has a new but familiar face at the helm.

Michael Alstad was announced as the new director yesterday, his second stint with the NBCK Band. Alstad, who has been in Seattle for the last number of years, was also the director from 1992 to1999.

All proceeds from the Operun go toward local community improvement projects.
All proceeds from the Operun go toward local community improvement projects. File photo/paNOW Staff

Community, art and history to be celebrated at upcoming Operun

By Martin Martinson
September 4, 2018 - 12:00pm

The fourth annual Operun is coming up this month.

Like many trail runs or marathons, the Operun is open to everyone and is a great way to live out a healthy and active lifestyle, while taking in the surrounding beauty of the Battlefords.

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