At a meeting of the local Legion, Trochu Branch #98 on October 26, 2010, Ed Henkel officially turned over the Presidential duties to Veteran Bruce Campbell. At the same time, they showed off a plaque honouring Trochu Branch #98 celebrating it's 80th anniversary 1930 - 2010 as a member of the Alberta - Northwest Territories Command.

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Pooling Resources

Through the Community Investment Program, EnCana Corporation generously donated $20,000 toward the cost of the new Splash Park / Wading Pool, that will be operative by spring 2011 in Three Hills. Pictured top left to right, CAO Jack Ramsden, Councillor Ron Howe, Mayor Tim Shearlaw, Deputy Mayor Harold Leo, and Councillor Al Campbell. Pictured bottom left to right, Chuck Reiger -Operations Superintendent, Larry Marshall- Community Relations Advisor, Norm Campion - Manager of Recreation and Commu

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The biggest keep getting bigger, as western Canadian farmers continue to adopt the most popular wheat varieties, the Canadian Wheat Board's (CWB) 2010-11 Variety Survey shows.
"This was not a year of big change," said Mike Grenier, CWB agronomist. "For the most part, farmers stuck with the tried-and-true varieties, and we saw increased adoption of last year's most-seeded varieties."
The two leading Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) varieties, Lillian and Harvest, each saw their percentage of seed

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A public hearing regarding the ex-hamlet strategy and designation - By-law 1612, was held at the County office during Council's October 26 meetting. It was well attended with ratepayers asking for further confirmation on details and the affect this by-law will have on property they own in the designated area and sometimes, adjacent to it. Council explained that at present, without this ex-hamlet designation, a residence could burn down and due to land-use restrictions, not qualify to re-build. R

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