WW1 Field Message Book makes its way to Kneehill Historical Museum

Today, Wednesday, April 12, marks the 100th Anniversary of the final day of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Four Canadian Divisions and one British Division saw 3,598 die and 7,004 wounded from its April 9th beginning to April 12th, 1917.

The Kneehill Historical Museum has received a Field Message Book, and other related items, that take us back to that important time in Canadian History. The following article describes what has been obtained.

Records, appearing to belong to SGT. MCDOUGALL, Robert (4

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Seniors Outreach presents to Trochu Council

Highlights of Trochu’s April 10 Council meeting was that Seniors Outreach is in financial crisis, the Town’s operations department made a case to have its own high pressure sewer steamer, and Council is finalizing an agreement for a recycling program for “Sooner, rather than later.”

The Director of Operations told Trochu Town Council that staff was inconvenienced when the equipment used for steaming and flushing of frozen storm sewers (that the Town shares with another c

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Gas leak forces evacuations

Businesses on both sides of 17th Avenue, south of Highwy #583, in Three Hills, were either evacuated or temporarily locked down for about three hours on Monday, April 10.
Three Hills Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the south end of 17th Ave at about 11 a.m. Apparently a piece of excavation equipment had accidentally struck a high pressure natural gas line, causing a rupture.
Fire crews controlled the area with assistance from Kneehill County Peace Officers and Town Bylaw Enforcement Offic

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Three Hills resident Paul Majore was the 500th ticket drawn at the 38th Annual Three Hills Curling Club Cash Dance. Paul is shown accepting his $10,000 from Curling Club President Heather Campbell. Next year’s Curling Club Cash Dance is scheduled for April 21.

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