Community Closet opens to Trochu and area

Dana Haller, of Trochu, opened “Community Closet” on August 15, 2018.

Her description of Community Closet is:

“A non-profit to help those in need as well as help people/families save money by providing free clothing.”

Of this unique service, Dana says: “Providing people and families in need in Trochu and Area with free clothing and some baby items. We are partnering with various other services in the area to offer free clothing. ie Outfits for job interviews, provi

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Kneehill County presents Scholarships

Kneehill County Council held their regular meeting September 11, 2018.
2018 Scholarships
Kneehill County Scholarships in the amount of $2000 were awarded to Olivia Haller, 2018 Academic Achievement and Emmett Sawyer for Community and Leadership. There were seven eligible applications in total.
Speed Reduction
Council approved a motion to write a letter of support to Alberta Transportation to reduce the speed limit on Highway 21 at the Town of Three Hills Intersection, from 100 km/hr to 80 km/hr.

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Acme Terry Fox Run marks 30th year

The Village of Acme had a total of 94 participants at this year’s 30th anniversary Terry Fox Run in Acme, which is also the number of years Jane Allan has been its organizer. In the past 29 years, the Terry Fox Provincial Office records show that Acme has raised $150,000, and on this 30th anniversary they raised another $4,550.00, which included all pledges, donations collected, and online fundraising. Participants this year were residents of Acme, Linden, Beiseker, Irricana, Carstairs, A

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Linden/Acme Food Grains Project raises over $121,000

It was another successful year for the Linden/Acme Food Grains Project as they held their 15th annual Food Grains harvest supper and silent auction.

The wheat crop was harvested by the 28th of August bringing in 54 bushels an acre of #1 high protein, earning $121,600 for the 435 tonne/16,000 bushel crop. “Given the season,” said Earl Jeninga, Coordinator, “this was better than expected. Hail was not an issue this year.”

Earl explained that there were 10 combines, six sup

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