Strong donations and estate giving lifts total revenues at Prairie

Prairie College/Prairie Bible Institute chairman, Dr. John Grassmick, hosted what was referred to as Prairie’s First Annual General Meeting October 26, 2017. He introduced the members of the Board of Directors who were present for the fall Board Meeting.

He then presented President Mark Maxwell, who gave several highlights of past, present and expected future for Prairie College.

Mark looked at facts and figures as they related to Enrollment, Finances, and Partnering prospects and a compa

Read more

The new Harvest Hills Gas Co-op Ltd. building, in Three Hills, is now under construction. The new facility will feature offices and a mezzanine in the front of the building and a shop with a 20 ft. ceiling and three overhead doors.

The building has been a dream of Harvest Hills Gas Co-op Ltd. for about two years. General Contractor for the project is L.W. Webb Construction Ltd. The new facility is located at 715-3rd St. North.

Read more

Amazon delivers hundreds of jobs to Calgary region

The Alberta government is supporting 750 new full-time, permanent jobs in the province as Amazon opens a new fulfilment centre near Calgary.

Amazon fulfilment centres are the hubs where online orders are picked, packed and shipped to individual postal addresses. The 600,000-square-foot centre will be built in Balzac.

The new facility is one of several important expansions international businesses have made in Alberta this year, including RocketSpace and Swoop in Calgary, Champion Petfoods and P

Read more

Three Hills Emergency crews respond to two-vehicle collision

A two vehicle crash occurred Wed., October 25, 2017, at the intersection of Highway 21 and Secondary Highway #583.

At about 1 p.m. emergency crews were dispatched to the scene. According to police, a farm truck was westbound when the lone male driver proceeded into the intersection and a southbound B-train, loaded with grain, crashed into the passenger side of the vehicle. The farm truck swung into the west ditch, on the south side of the intersection, sheering off a light standard before comin

Read more