My wife and I had the pleasure and privilege of attending Graduation at Prairie on Saturday. It’s always exciting to see the smiles and even the tears as the students experience this chapter in their lives. Prairie Bible Institute celebrates its 95th Anniversary this year. And who was the wise guy who said it would never work? Congratulations to the 124 students in the Class of 2017. And for those of you who say, “There were not 124 students on the platform,” I say, “You&

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Every once in a while, someone says something that just sticks in your head. Former Three Hills Mayor Myrna Bauman once said, “Volunteerism is what makes this Town tick.” Well said, Myrna. I have almost worn out your name repeating that statement. I just don’t get tired of it because it means so much to so many.
National Volunteer Week is April 23 to 29, 2017. I am a huge advocate of volunteerism. I didn’t used to be. I mean, sure, my parents were big on volunteerism. The

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Now hear this! Now is the best time to stomp out Black Knot.

Black Knot is an extremely serious problem here, in Three Hills, and almost every community in the Province of Alberta.

Take a look at your flowering trees that have purple leaves in the summer. If you detect the characteristic black, tar-like swellings, that look like a lump of coal affixed to your branches, then you’re dealing with Black Knot.

This is a fungus with airborne spores that will travel and infect other healthy trees

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This week’s Agriculture Outlook 2017 provides a reflection of the Agriculture Industry surrounding our Regional Communities. It shows the strength and importance that agriculture plays in our economic growth and sustainability. Without agriculture, our communities would never have been established. And without the farmers and ranchers, we would not have the many businesses, professional services, schools, medical care and prosperity that makes our region what it is today.
Please take time t

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