Linden Fire and Rescue respond to rollover on Hwy 582

Linden Fire and Rescue and Kneehill Ambulance responded Thursday morning, April 5, to a single vehicle rollover on Hwy 582, just west of the Hwy 806 intersection. Police confirmed road conditions at this spot were icy in the early morning, and may have been a factor when the accident occurred at around 10:35 a.m. The female driver of the black truck was westbound at the time. When she lost control, and the tires hit the heavy snow, the light weight Chevy Colorado truck flipped onto its roof. Th

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Three Hills Public Works have been busy repairing a mechanical coupler failure located east of Subway, on the north side of Secondary Highway 583. Locating valves at this location was an issue but that was solved Tuesday morning. The line will be exposed, shut down and repaired. The crew is doing their best to minimize water interruption.

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St. Mary’s Springfest this weekend

The St. Mary’s Foundation is having their annual Springfest Fundraiser on April 7, at the Trochu Community Hall. Cocktails will be at 5:30 p.m., and at 6:30 p.m. supper will start.

The local Prairie Brewing Company will be supplying their beer for the fundraiser. There will also be other refreshments served as well. Supper will be German cuisine, with foods such as sausages, perogies, and sauerkraut.

Entertainment will be provided by Aaron Krabsen, Cat Country Band, which will be performi

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Webinar focuses on downtown business

A webinar presented by Roger Brooks about what makes a thriving downtown, was broadcast on March 28, at 9:30 a.m., at the Three Hills Town Office. The webinar focused on what is included in the perfect business mix to bring locals and visitors to the downtown of rural communities.

Roger had seven rules a rural town needs to live by to have a thriving downtown. The one that he talked about the most was his rule of critical mass.

This rule means that if the community wants downtown to be a destin

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