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North Battleford Lions Club president Gib Volk pictured at a previous fair. The annual Agri-Mex show will return to North Battleford April 4 to 6.
North Battleford Lions Club president Gib Volk pictured at a previous fair. The annual Agri-Mex show will return to North Battleford April 4 to 6. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Early Bird special on now for NB trade show vendors

By Angela Brown
January 28, 2019 - 4:55pm

Vendors planning to participate in the annual trade show in North Battleford still have a few days if they want to take advantage of the Early Bird registration prices.

The 34th annual Agri-Mex 2019 Farm, Trade and Home Show will run April 4, 5 and 6 at the Exhibition Park.

Grade 12 student Jordan Poitras, pictured here, has been a key piece of the Vikings' senior boys team this season.
Grade 12 student Jordan Poitras, pictured here, has been a key piece of the Vikings' senior boys team this season. battlefordsNOW staff

Vikings senior boys basketball team gear up for stretch-drive of season

By Martin Martinson
January 28, 2019 - 4:54pm

The North Battleford Comprehensive High School senior boys Vikings basketball team have an exhibition game Jan. 29 at the high school against Unity at 8 p.m.

The Battlefords North Stars closed out their season-series with the Flin Flon Bombers Saturday night in a wild 6-5 overtime contest. The Stars finish the season 1-2-1 against the Bombers.
The Battlefords North Stars closed out their season-series with the Flin Flon Bombers Saturday night in a wild 6-5 overtime contest. The Stars finish the season 1-2-1 against the Bombers. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Stars fall in OT in rematch with Bombers

By Martin Martinson
January 27, 2019 - 7:05am Updated: January 27, 2019 - 7:36am

In the second game of back-to-backs with the Flin Flon Bombers, the Battlefords North Stars dropped a heartbreaker in overtime, 6-5 the final at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon.

The officials were busy Friday night in Flin Flon, handing out a combined 158 minutes in penalties between the two teams.
The officials were busy Friday night in Flin Flon, handing out a combined 158 minutes in penalties between the two teams. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars aim for bounce back in round two against Bombers

By Martin Martinson
January 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Coming off a 5-2 loss last night to the Flin Flon Bombers, the Battlefords North Stars return to action tonight for their second of back-to-backs against the Bombers this weekend, again taking place at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon.

Bruce Power announced a new agreement Friday with MAKWA-Tron, a locally-based, First Nation-owned joint business venture to provide construction services to Bruce Power.
Bruce Power announced a new agreement Friday with MAKWA-Tron, a locally-based, First Nation-owned joint business venture to provide construction services to Bruce Power. Facebook/ Bruce Power

Sask. First Nations company signs agreement with Ontario-based nuclear company

By Nigel Maxwell
January 26, 2019 - 10:00am

A new agreement could help bring more jobs to a First Nations community in northern Saskatchewan.

Ontario-based Bruce Power has signed a supplier agreement with the owners of the Makwa Development Corporation and Tron, a construction company based on the English River First Nation.

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