Up front—lots of laughs with auctioneer Danny Hooper.
But behind the clever jokes and outlandish bids—a realization of why we were in the Trochu Community Center last Saturday evening. We were supporting some serious business, making it possible for Victim Services to help people in their greatest time of need.
This was the seventh annual Three Hills Victim Services Association steak and lobster fundraiser where the live and silent auctions brought in $17,200.
The money is vital to training advoca

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Three Hills RCMP are investigating a bank robbery that took place at 10:47 am, Friday, June 11 at Elnora's ATB Financial. Detachments in Innisfail, Red Deer, Stettler and the Hawks Helicopter, from the Calgary Police Service, were called to service.
According to Sgt. Joe Sangster, a lone male between 5'3" and 5'6" entered the bank, brandished a knife and demanded cash. The culprit left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. It is reported that he then entered a vehicle and fled.
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Major injuries avoided in hiway collision
Individuals involved in a T-bone collision at the intersection of SR 806 and 575 on Friday, June 11 are very fortunate to have come away with no major injuries.
A southbound vehicle on SR #806 came to a stop at this intersection, but failing to see an eastbound vehicle, proceeded into the intersection when it was unsafe to do so. The young female driver of the vehicle, from Calgary was ticketed accordingly by investigating RCMP. The eastbound vehicle collided and the two vehicles came to a stop

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OTTAWA – Member of Parliament Kevin Sorenson is pleased with the results of the recent fact finding mission of the House of Commons Special Committee on Canada's Mission in Afghanistan.  "During the seven day trip, our Committee travelled to Kandahar and Kabul. We saw first-hand the situation facing our troops and aid workers in Afghanistan.  We are prepared to study Canada's role post-2011," Sorenson says.
"As the previous Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee in Ottawa, I have studied failed s

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