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This site near Maidstone at one time was once used as a settlement community for African-Americans escaping segregation in Oklahoma.
This site near Maidstone at one time was once used as a settlement community for African-Americans escaping segregation in Oklahoma. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport

Historical site near Maidstone receives provincial heritage designation

By battlefordsNOW Staff
September 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

The province designated a former settlement area near Maidstone as a new heritage site.

The Shiloh Baptist Church and cemetery has officially received heritage designation, marking it as Saskatchewan's 53rd provincial heritage property.

North Battleford Planning and Development Director Jennifer Niesink discusses the proposal for a mini-mall in North Battleford at council Monday. The development would include a second storey for living accommodations for business management's use.
North Battleford Planning and Development Director Jennifer Niesink discusses the proposal for a mini-mall in North Battleford at council Monday. The development would include a second storey for living accommodations for business management's use. Angela Brown/ battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. approves mini-mall, deliberates over tax incentive

By Angela Brown
September 11, 2018 - 10:00am

Area residents will soon see a new mini-mall taking shape in North Battleford.

North Battleford City Hall approved a discretionary land use application request to develop a strip mall, or mini-mall with accessory residences at 1542 100th St. at Monday’s meeting.  

An RM of Meota resident hopes a proposed oil production plant in the area won't mean heavy traffic will be passing her rural property.
An RM of Meota resident hopes a proposed oil production plant in the area won't mean heavy traffic will be passing her rural property. file photo/CKOM Staff

RM of Meota resident concerned about heavy traffic from project

By Angela Brown
September 7, 2018 - 9:35am

An RM of Meota resident is concerned about future noise and dust from heavy truck traffic crossing her property related to a proposed new oil production plant for the area.

Flooding of rivers like the North Saskatchewan and Little Red poses a potential risk to nearby properties.
Flooding of rivers like the North Saskatchewan and Little Red poses a potential risk to nearby properties. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

New flood insurance could bring assurance to property owners

By Glenn Hicks
August 29, 2018 - 5:25pm

It’s news that may offer several Prince Albert and Saskatchewan homeowners some degree of assurance given the reality of climate change, extreme weather and increasing incidents of flooding.

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