Tainsh Family receives 2019 BMO Farm Family Award

For Tim and Mary Lou Tainsh—the 2019 BMO Farm Family Award recipients for Kneehill County—the most important word in the accolade is “family.”

While Tim and Mary Lou will proudly display the gate sign that comes with the award on the entrance to their 4,800-acre mixed farm, the honour belongs to a much larger group, the couple insists.

“We might be the ones that are farming right now, but it's in the involvement of everybody all through the years that has really ma

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Brady and Kelsey Tullikopf win Outstanding Award of Excellence

United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. (UFA) Petroleum Agents from across the province gathered last week for the Annual Petroleum Agent Awards held at the Grey Eagle Casino in Calgary.

Brady and Kelsey Tullikopf, UFA Petroleum Agents from Three Hills and Trochu took home the 2018 Award for Outstanding Excellence their area.

The couple have been UFA Petroleum Agents since 2017, they both grew up and attended school in the Three Hills and Trochu areas, and they both come from farming backgr

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Trochu celebrates Canada Day in style

It’s 10:30 and the sidewalks and lawns along Main Street start to fill up with people vying for the best vantage point to view Trochu’s Canada Day parade. You can get a sense of the anticipated excitement by the voluminous cacophony that disturbs the usually quiet neighbourhood. Children start taking their places at the curbside in order to grab the candy that will be hurled their way by the parade floats and vehicles.

At 11 am sharp the first siren can be heard from around the corn

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Wimborne Canada Day Celebration

A large crowd gathered for the 5th Annual Wimborne Canada Day Celebration. The annual event was held at the Wimborne Community Center and donations were taken in support of facility upgrades. Lawn Mower Tractor Races started at 2:00 PM with four registered Stock Tractors, 11 Modified Tractors and four in the Powder Puff category. Stock Race winners were 1st - Damion Charlton, 2nd - Trina Zubach and 3rd Joan Litz. Modified Race winners 1st - Alex Perry, 2nd - Tai Conners and 3rd - Damion Charlto

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