Classifieds January 19 - 26

LAND WANTED: Cultivated acres to buy or rent. Contact Al Gorr, c/o Gorr Ranches 403-443-8456. j12mc 

CROPLAND WANTED TO RENT. Please call Jeff 403-994-0392. 5j26p 

Wanted Cultivated Land For Lease or Purchase. Looking for land for the upcoming spring. Offering competitive, flexible, negotiable agreements. For more information, please call 403-333-3153. 8f23p 

3.92 acres 1.5 miles off HW 21 between Trochu and Three Hills. 932 sq. ft. home. 2 BR up; 2 down. Laminate flooring on main. Wood stove upstairs. Bsmt partially developed. 3 car hot water in-floor heated detached garage with 10 x 10 doors/openers – wired for 110 and 220. Large garden; small dugout; various outbuildings. 442-2791. j21mc 

Cropland Wanted to Rent: 2011 and beyond for long-term: Hwy. 21 east, Twining & Swalwell north. Please inquire: Francis deBeaudrap 403-546-7080, cel. 403-442-2602. 19a20p 

WANTED~PASTURE LAND TO RENT OR LEASE. WATER, CORRAL & FENCE REQUIRED. 100 HEAD-PLUS OF CATTLE. (No less than 75 Head/Pasture). Area: Alberta & Saskatchewan. Term: May to September, 2011. Please contact Tim 403-546-2278, ext. 8. 17a27p 

Thinking Auction? Call Us!~We have the expertise for your Sale. Farm Auctions & Estate Sales. Linalta Auction Services. Darren Toews (403) 312-4175. 8f23c 

Elnora Motors (2005)~CARS:~2008 Buick Lucerne CXL 125,000 kms $13,500~2008 Chevy Uplander Van 33,000 km, loaded $18,000~2006 Buick Allure CXL 130,000 km $12,000~2004 Buick Park Avenue, loaded, 130,000 kms $15,500~2003 Pontiac Sunfire, 5 spd std, $3,500~TRUCKS~2008 GMC SLT Crew Cab diesel, 130,000 km $37,000~2006 GMC 1/2 ton Crew Cab SLE 98,000 km $21,500~2005 GMC SLE 1/2 ton Xcab 4x4, 99,500 km $15,500~2004 Ford Ranger Ext. Cab 2WD, 5 spd, 90,000 km $7,300~For more info on these units, call us at (403) 773-3622. Talk to Mel. Check out our website at d22mc 

2007 Chev Cobalt LT, well equipped, 4 dr, extra clean. Only 32,000 km. Only $9,400~2006 Chev Optra Hatchback, only 63,000 km $7200~2006 Chev Uplander Ext. Van 82,000 km, new front rotors and pads, 2 new tires, LT model, $9,450~2006 GMC Canyon SLE Z72 4 dr Crew Cab, only 47,000 km $12,450~2006 Mazda 3, red, 4 dr, 5 speed, 94K, $9,940~2006 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 4x4, extra clean & equipped, 76,000 km and only $12,950~All units "CAR PROOF" and~mechanically inspected~and well equipped~Personal warranty on vehicles at no extra charge. Phone Rollie - 52 years automotive experience in Three Hills 443-5477. j12mc 

2004 Dodge Ram 1500, hemi engine, 4x4, gasoline, 181,000 km, box liner, manual windows and locks. Very good condition. $8,900. Steve 403-443-7159. 3j19p 

Live the Dream of Self-Employment! Local small business loans available. Government subsidized business training program for unemployed individuals. Call Community Futures Wild Rose for more info 1-888-881-9675. s22mc 

Jeld-wen Windows and Doors~Contractors discount to everyone~THREE HILLS GLASS~Authorized Dealer~403-443-7898~ m7mc 

Clip this coupon and bring it in to get $25 OFF your next Windshield Replacement at Three Hills Glass 403-443-7898, plus your first chip repaired FREE. One Coupon per windshield and MUST be shown at time of purchase. Offer expires Jan. 31, 2011. 2j19c 

Trochu Baptist Church invites kids Kindergarten to Grade 6 to Kids ROCK for fun Bible teaching each Thursday evening in February and March from 7 to 8 pm at TBC's Fellowship Center. $10 for 8 sessions or drop in for $2 per evening. For more info call: Sheryl Haller 403-442-2031. 3f2c 

LADIES BIBLE STUDY - All ages welcome. Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church. Starts Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Tuesday mornings from 09:30 - 11:30. Babysitting provided. Studying Kay Arthur's "Lord, Is It Warfare? Help Me to Stand." For more info contact Pam Deines (403- 443-2791 or Claudia Pryor (403) 443-7469. 3j19p 

Community Bridal Shower for Sheri Bresee, bride-elect of Ryan Cameron, son of Sue & Dale Cameron of Huxley, on Sunday, January 23, 2:30 pm, St. Anne's Church basement. Everyone welcome. 2j19p 

REGISTER NOW~Food Safety Course Jan 29~Computer Classes starting Feb 4~Board Workshops Series Feb 9~G.E.D - starts Feb 16~St. John First Aid: Feb 26, 27~Traveler's Spanish Mar. 8-April 12~Maternity Care March 16~St. John Babysitting March 18~Ladies Car Clinic May 7~PAL Mar 14~Kneehill Adult Learning~403.443.5556~ 2j19c 

Three Hills Rural School Telephone Whist: Phone Allen 443-7268 for info. Final night - March 2. 3j26c 

A come and go Bridal Shower will be held for Sami Stotschek, bride of Tony Watmough, on Saturday, Feb. 5 from 2-4 pm. Located in the Sunterra Room in the basement of the Trochu Hall. 4f2p 

Board Development Workshops for all non-profit organizations. Making your work as a board member easier: Board Chair, Treasurer & Secretary duties simply clarified and policy development made easy. Various sessions and times available. Call KALS for details 403-443-5556. 2j26c 

Bridal Shower to be held for Tania Kung on Sun., Jan. 30, 3 pm, at Linden MB Church. All welcome. 2j26p 

Three Hills - Available immediately: 2 bedroom 4-plex. No smoking, no pets, no children. Call 1-403-507-5094. j23mc 

Link Self Storage Units~& RV Storage~Located at~825 Central Ave., Linden, AB~Chain linked fenced lot~with security cameras~403-443-1004 or 403-443-0680~8x20 Storage Unit $125/month~RV Storage $25/month~ s17mc 

FOR LEASE~Prime retail or Office space~Main Street, Three Hills~NEWLY RENOVATED~Phone 403-335-9127~ a7mc 

Three Hills: 2 bdr basement suite. $700/month including utilities. F/S, W/D. Separate entrance. Available Feb. 1. N/P, N/S. Damage deposit and references required. 780-552-3088. j12mc 

HR 4 bedroom house, 5 appliances, 4 bathrooms, single car garage, fenced yard. Finished basement, NS, NP, $1,100 SD, rent $1100 per month plus utilities. Ref. a must. Phone 403-443-1450 and leave a message. 3f2p 

4 bedroom home, 4 appliances, attached garage. Rent $1100 per month plus utilities. NS, no cats but small dog under 12 kg. $1100 SD. Please leave a message 403-443-1450. 3f2p 

Available immediately: Bright 2 bedroom adult-only apt. with cathedral ceilings, 4 appliances, $600 includes town utilities. ALSO 2 bdr. basement suite. Newly renovated, 4 appliances, $695 includes utilities. ALSO 2/3 bedroom upstairs apt. in 3-plex. $550 includes utilities. ALL apartments no smoking, pets or partying. References. Phone 403-443-5040. 10m23p 

Linden – 3 bdrm townhome, 1 1/2 baths, 3 yrs old, 5 appliances, close to parks, $900/mo + utils, $900 SD. Call Christine @ 403-546-2628. o6mc

For Rent - 3 bedroom newer Mobile Home in Trochu. 442-4223. n24mc

1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent in Linden and Three Hills. Contact or 403-443-8361. 25j1p

ELNORA - 3 bdr apt available Jan. 1. $725/mo. includes all utilities. Ample parking, yard. Call 403-348-6594. d8mc

2 bdr. House for rent, $850 includes utilities. ALSO basement suite, $500, utilities included. Available immediately. 403-442-2226 or 403-598-2180. 2j19p

Acreage for rent, Carbon area: 3 bdr. bungalow, 1 1/2 baths, double attached garage, 1/4 mile off pavement. Available Feb. 1. Phone 403-820-0549. 2j26p

MORRIN HOTEL (30 minutes from Three Hills): Rooms for rent - weekly/monthly. Satellite, microwave, fridge. Phone 403-772-2255. 4f9p

Available Feb. l, 2011: Fully furnished one bedroom basement suite, washer and dryer, satellite TV, all utilities included. $550 per month plus DD. No pets, NS. Phone 403-443-5798 or 403-443-1585. 3f2p

For Rent - Trochu: Built 2010, 2 bedroom homes with 5 appliances, single car garage, NS, NP $1100 per month plus utilities and security deposit. Available March 1. Phone 403-443-1450, leave message. 3f2p

2011 SEED FOR SALE~WHEAT~Glenn - Fusarium resistant~- new for 2011~Unity VB - Midge tolerant~CDC Go - Most common~in Area 2,~Waskada - new, good resistance to FHB~Harvest - very popular, early~BARLEY~Bentley - new 2-row malt~rough awn~Metcalfe - old reliable -~2 row malt - rough awn~CDC Austenson - 2 row feed~available in 2012~Sundre - 6 row smooth awn -~GP variety~OATS~Mustang - feed oats, high yield~PEAS~Thunderbird - new~medium yellow, 2.1 standability~CDC Meadow - proven~early yellow, 2.9 standability~FLAX~CDC sorrel - large seed, 112 day~CDC Bethune - medium seed~111 day~CANOLA~Call for varieties available~We have access to many other varieties not mentioned and will try to source any others for you~King's Seed Farm Ltd.~403-443-0005 Harold~403-443-3333 David~ 30j15c

Round Bale Hauling &~Tub Grinding Service~(Self-loading Bale Truck~& Haybuster Tub Grinder)~Delton Boese 403-546-2166~ a21mc

HAY FOR SALE - First and second cut - no rain. 403-546-2170. 28ap27p

SEED FOR SALE~Cert. Copeland Barley~Cert. Meadow Peas~Phone 403-823-3177~cel. 403-820-0491~Donald Mueller~ 19m4p

MARY KAY COSMETICS~Has a skin care program for every type of skin. Excellent moisturizers, glamour and body care. Karen Penner 403-443-2370, Consultant over 30 years. mc

DAVIS'S FIREWOOD: Seasoned wood - pine & tamarack. Deliveries available. Ph: 403-546-2521. 18j26p

FIREWOOD - Quality dry bulk or bagged firewood. Spruce & pine, birch, or aspen. Prompt reliable service. Stacking & delivery available. Phone Lance (403) 506-9663. j21mc

FOR SALE - Very sturdy wooden table with 6 chairs, $300.00. Ph 443-5366. 2j26p

D'ARCY DRYWALLING~& PAINTING~Interior & exterior painting, drywalling, boarding & taping, stuccoing, parging, texture ceilings. Oscar 443-7599, Three Hills. j15mc

Web Designs Galore - Websites starting at $100. "Custom Design & Reasonable Rates" Graphics, Hosting, URL's. Visit my portfolio Call Cindy 403-442-4365 or e-mail a18mc

HIGH SPEED INTERNET~for town and"Connecting the Community" 24j29p

Acme Daycare Centre ~Curiosity Corner:~Spaces available for children~ages 12 months to 6 years.~Fun, Safe, Educational~AB Government Licenced~and Accredited Daycare Facility.~Government Subsidy Eligible,~Our Before & After School~Program is operating!~(We are in the process of~licensing this program as well).~Spaces are available for~children ages 6 to 12~For more information~please call 403-546-0028~ n17mc

HELP FOR SENIORS~Light housekeeping, meal preparation, respite help for caregivers & personal companions for Continuing Care residents - all available. Reasonable rates with bondable insured staff. Please call HELPING HANDS toll free at 1-888-364-2476. n26mc

FOR HIRE: Skid Steer & HD Grapple Fork~- Digging Bucket, Snow Bucket~- 2T Truck~- 20' 5th W Deck Trailer~- Building demo, concrete removal~Call 403-443-3770. m11mc

Three Hills and District~Chamber of Commerce~RENTAL PROGRAM~White Tablecloths~(rectangular and round)~White Linen Napkins~Wine Glasses~Vases~Mirror Tiles~Glass Beads~Head Table Skirting~Call Marlene 443-5898~ m6mc

PATCH 'N PAINT does interior "make-overs"  drywall repair/ new paint and re-paints/new texture and re-texture. Call Ken Brauen 403-443-0583. o7mc

Are you looking for someone to:~* Paint * Renovate your home?~* Do exterior work?~* Bathroom Renovation?~Five Rocking A Carpentry a call at 403-443-5265. Or email 3f2p

NILGIRIS~TEA HOUSE~OPEN SATURDAYS 10-10~SUNDAYS, 3-10~Light lunches,~Evening Suppers~& Delectable Desserts~Ph: 403-443-7547~"Sip Back & Relax"~ a16mc

ECLIPSE~hair design~Mondays 10-5:30~Tuesdays 10-12:30~Wednesdays 10-5:30~Thursdays 10-5:30 AND 7-9~Appointments &~walk-ins welcome~Ph 403-443-2729~ d22mc

Alcoholics Anonymous~and Alanon Meetings~Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. at Knox United Church basement, Three Hills. A.A. 403-443-7970, Alanon 403-443-7216. 51d22p

THANK YOU~I am sincerely grateful for the lovely retirement party I was given on December 20. The good wishes of so many clients and other friends was indeed heartwarming! My 14+ years in Three Hills will always hold many wonderful memories. I extend special thanks to Sandy Bigelow for hosting the party. The past 4 1/2 years working with Sandy at Hairlines Salon were full of fun and laughter. Also, in recent years, I made new friends at KALS and enjoyed my work as Treasurer of their Board. My life has been enriched by so many great people in Three Hills.~With much gratitude~and appreciation,~Laurene Harmon~ 1j19p

Volunteers Needed: Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is looking for volunteers who are familiar with completing basic income tax returns and would be willing to assist low income individuals with this task. Training is provided. For more information, call 403-443-3800. Please RSVP by February 11. 4f9p

Live the Dream of Self-Employment! Local small business loans available. Government subsidized business training program for unemployed individuals. Call Community Futures Wild Rose for more info 1-888-881-9675. s22mc

Man looking for winter work. Painting, Repairs, etc. 403-443-0936. 3j19p

Feed-Rite is an operating division of Ridley Inc. and its core business is the manufacturing and sale of animal feeds with production facilities based in rural communities and the larger agricultural centers throughout Western Canada.  Our employees enjoy a professional, challenging work environment as well as a comprehensive compensation package. CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT OUR LINDEN, ALBERTA FACILITY~Mill Operator~The duties of this position will include the organizing and coordinating of feed orders, unloading of raw materials, operation of roller mill, pellet mill and batch controller, inspection and testing of product and equipment, and stock inventory control. The position requires shift work and the ability to work safely in an ISOHACCP quality system environment. To be successful in this position the incumbent will be a highly organized team player with good communication skills, have a mechanical aptitude coupled with strong math skills and the ability to prioritize items quickly and accurately.  A 4th-class power engineering license is an asset, as well as an agricultural background.~The Qualifications~The position requires experience in the agri-feed, grain or related industry, welding and mechanical working experience, solid mathematical and mechanical aptitude with ability to comprehend and trouble-shoot mechanical systems and a desire to succeed are key.  A 3rd Class P.E. Certificate is an asset.~If you share our values – safety, teamwork, service, integrity and accountability – and are ready to join a great team, we'd love to hear from you! We are a welcoming, equal opportunity employer and invite applications from all qualified candidates. Please forward your resume in confidence to: Feed-Rite Employment Opportunities, Attn:  Daniel Leronowich, Linden, Alberta, 403-546-4433. Email:  Fax : 403-546-4108. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. o20mc

Our innovative farming operation has available employment opportunities. We are in search of people who have or are willing to obtain any of the following: Class 1, Pesticide Applicators License, Agronomy experience, Mechanical abilities, and large machinery experience. We offer excellent opportunities for motivated people, advancement possibilities, competitive wages and benefit package. Full/part-time or seasonal positions available. Please apply with resume and references to or fax 403-546-3709 or call 403-333-3153. 4j26p

South Central Alberta Agricultural Company requires an Ag Production Manager to join our growing operation. The position will report to the Farm Manager and be responsible for all aspects of a modern grain operation including but not restricted to Agronomics, Grain Marketing and Buying, Logistics, Planning/overseeing day to day activities, responsible for a team of people. This individual must be highly motivated, have excellent communication, organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills. A post-secondary education, or relevant experience would be an asset. Qualified applicants are invited to apply with references. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected will be contacted. Please call (403) 333-3153 for more information, or send resume to or fax to (403) 546-3709. 4j26p

Calgary Herald looking for a reliable carrier in Acme. The Calgary Herald and National Post are: 30-45 min. per day; no collection; approx. $130 to $150 per month; early morning delivery. Please call 403-235-8613 or email 1f19p

NEED 2 STRONG MEN and 1 TRUCK. Have various items to go to dump. Will pay $200.00. Call Laurie for more details. 403-443-2747. 2j26p

For Rent - House in Trochu: 4 bdr + 2 bathrooms, attached garage, large yard. No pets or smoking. References required. 1 month Damage Deposit. $1000 + utilities. Available immediately. Phone 780-960-3483. 6f23p

Moms and Tots Drop In Bowling at Hillside Lanes started Jan. 12 and will continue every week until April 27. Moms can bowl two games, child care and a snack provided for children age 2-5 (4 & 5 can bowl if they want). Bring your own toys for your children. Cost per family $10 per session. First morning FREE. Any questions, call 403-443-2003. 2j26c

Why are we paying to have our ground water contaminated? Why are we paying to have our property rights taken away? An information meeting regarding Bill 24 will be held Feb 1, 2011 at 7:30 pm in the Trochu Community Centre. Guest Speaker: Rob Anderson, MLA for Airdrie - Chestermere. Presented by the Alberta Surface Rights Group. (amalgamation of Pine Lake & Red Raven) This is a meeting you need to attend to find out why. Sponsored by Westview Co-op. Your one stop for high performance lubricant products. Visit our website: 2j26p

Three Hills MURAL 200 CLUB WINNERS for January 2011: Maryanne Kubinec $150, Delores Bauer $100. 1j19p

THANK YOU~The family of Elsie Garson would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to all their wonderful friends and neighbours for their kindness shown at the time of Victor's death. To those who came to the house with flowers, food and hugs, and helped with snow removal. To our Special Pallbearers. To Harold and Amy Hunter, Mike Cala and Heartland Funeral Services. Special thanks to Norma West for the eulogy. Thanks for the use of Mount Olive Church. Thanks to Ghost PIne Community Group for the funeral lunch. We are so very fortunate to live in such a caring community with such great neighbours.~Elsie Garson~and Family~ 1j19p

Small square bales - alfalfa/grass mixed field hay. Cut early with high feed value. Baled and tarped without rain. Call for more info 572-3370. 4f9p

1,480 sq ft 2 bedroom bungalow + 1 bedroom basement suite + attached single garage. Close to schools & shopping. $1,000 mo + utilities + $750 SD Call Mike 403-443-9569. 1j19c

Experienced Truck Driver looking for part-time local work. Have experience in grain hauling, freight and livestock. Acme, AB. 403-899-0057. 2j26p

Bison/Buffalo meat for sale. Locally raised, lean and tasty. 45 minutes NE of Calgary. Phone 403-899-0057. 4f9p

2 BR apartment. Clean, friendly building. Free laundry. Available Feb. 1. $600/mo. in Carbon. 20 minutes to Drumheller or Three Hills. 403-572-3480 or 403-201-2390. 3f2p

For Sale - Kenmore 24" kitchen range, white, good condition, $75. Water bottle dispenser, white stand-up floor model, holds 18 litre bottle, $25. 403-443-5681. 2j26p

Ham Supper & Sunday School Bake Sale fundraiser for Orkney Presbyterian Church, Saturday, February 12, 5:30 - 7:00, $10.00/person, Orkney Community Centre. 1j19c ~