Another great start for Prairie College

A brand new school year is underway at Prairie College. After a busy summer of recruiting and planning, the school’s 96th year has begun with a total of 265 students, 125 of those being new students. Al Mertes, Director of Enrollment and Marketing at the College said that new students enjoyed the annual Freshman Retreat which ran in early September, noting “everyone had a great time at Freshman Retreat, out at Camp Harmattan” that this new group of students “is an inclus

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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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