Alberta Pulse Growers Crop Walk

About 40 farmers, agronomists and ag input retailers attended a field day hosted by Alberta Pulse Growers Zone 2 on July 22 in the Three Hills area. Attendees checked out regional variety trials of pea, lentil and faba bean cultivars and heard from speakers studying pea leaf weevil and lentil production.

Crops visited included a field of green peas as well as the variety trials located on Alect Seeds’ land and a lentil field planted by Penwest Seeds. With the excellent growing conditions

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Town holds fast on Park Liquor Laws

The July 22, 2019 meeting of Three Hills Town Council was the only regular meeting for the month of July, there being only one meeting per month for July and August.

Mayor Shearlaw called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm. There were no delegations to present and no visitors in the gallery.

There were 11 items on the agenda.

Parks Coordinator Art Creasser was in attendance to present recent information from Alberta Municipal Affairs regarding changes to the regulations concerning the consumption

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Two-vehicle crash results in fatality

A two vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 21 and 27, south of Three Hills, resulted in the fatality of a 72-year-old female.

Three Hills RCMP, Three Hills Fire and Rescue and AHS Ambulance were dispatched to the scene at 11:01 am on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Trochu Fire Department was also dispatched to handle traffic control.

STARS Air Ambulance landed at the crash scene.

Apparently the woman, driving an SUV eastbound on Secondary Highway 582, stopped at the stop sign and then pulled ou

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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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