Dennis Berdahl family presented with Century Farm Award

Century Farm Award

Kneehill County was honoured to present their Century Farm Award to Dennis and Susan Berdahl and family on Tuesday, April 24. The award is given to farms or ranches that have operated for 100 years. The 320 acres near Drumheller was originally the homestead of their grandfather, Martin George Sember. Pictured above are Dennis, Susan, Raymond, Becky, Brayden and Aubrayel Berdahl. Also pictured are Kneehill County Reeve Jerry Wittstock and Kneehill County Councillor Faye McGhee

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Town of Trochu to cover compensation for loss of wetlands

Request for Council Decision

A wetlands assessment concluded that 4.9 Hectares of wetland would be lost with the completion of the lagoon expansion. Compensation for the loss has been determined to be either $182,283.00 or development of wetlands elsewhere, equivalent to the space lost. Said Administration at the April 23 Trochu Council meeting, “We worked with Ghostpine Environmental and Palliser Regional Municipal Services to determine areas within our boundaries. Meetings with Ducks Un

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Three Hills Golf Course under water

A sudden spring thaw and higher than average snow volumes has resulted in unprecedented flooding at the Three Hills Golf Course.

Since opening in the spring of 1985, the golf course, located on the original Three Hills townsite (the flats) has see its share of spring flooding but nothing compares to this year.

According to Course Manager Aaron Tullikopf, “Ninety per cent of the course is flooded.” By noon on Monday, April 23, there was about one foot of water in the Clubhouse.


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Truck destroyed by fire

Three Hills Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a vehicle fire at 12:18 pm on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Crews located a westbound tractor trailer about 24 km southeast of Three Hills, on Secondary Highway 27. The cab of the rig was fully involved in flames when crews arrived. A south breeze fanned the flames that resulted in a small stubble fire. Firefighters were quick to extinguish the ground fire but continued to battle flames from the truck. This was a single vehicle incident. There were no in

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