Prairie College celebrates 2018 Commencement

Prairie College celebrated their 2018 Commencement on April 28, 2018 at the Rick Down Athletic Centre.

There were 81 graduates in this year’s class with 69 participating in the graduation ceremony.

Charlene Coles, Alumnus, played the Processional, “Pomp and Circumstance” as the grads entered the took their place on the platform. As always, President Mark Maxwell offered greetings, welcomed special guests and made announcements.

Dr. John Grassmick, Alumnus, Chairman of the Boar

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What a difference a week makes

Only one week after unprecedented flood waters peaked on the Three Hills Golf Course, things are looking good and golfers are breathing a sigh of relief.

According to Course Manager Aaron Tullikopf, about 50 volunteers arrived at the Golf Course at 9 am on Saturday, April 28 and worked until 1 pm clearing debris from the course, filling three large dumpsters with more debris that had to be moved later.

At present, volunteers are busy cleaning dried silt and cart path gravel off the fairways.


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Olds College launches new Cannabis Production Program in partnership with Sundial and Terra Life Sciences

Olds College is excited to launch a new Cannabis Production program. Offered through Continuing Education, the new program consists of four online courses followed by a two week field study where students will get hands-on experience at Sundial and Terra Life Sciences.

“Olds College has supported the horticulture industry for over 50 years, offering hands-on programming that explores the production and management of plants, management of pests, landscapes, soils and water systems,”

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Dennis Berdahl family presented with Century Farm Award

Century Farm Award

Kneehill County was honoured to present their Century Farm Award to Dennis and Susan Berdahl and family on Tuesday, April 24. The award is given to farms or ranches that have operated for 100 years. The 320 acres near Drumheller was originally the homestead of their grandfather, Martin George Sember. Pictured above are Dennis, Susan, Raymond, Becky, Brayden and Aubrayel Berdahl. Also pictured are Kneehill County Reeve Jerry Wittstock and Kneehill County Councillor Faye McGhee

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