Three Hills RCMP advise traffic diverted on Highway 21 for next several hours

Three Hills, Alta. – Earlier today Three Hills RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle collision just south of Three Hills. A semi-tractor with two tankers carrying diesel was travelling north bound on Highway 21, lost traction and the second tanker slid off the road into the ditch an flipped.

Traffic will be diverted for the next several hours while the scene is cleaned up.

Northbound traffic is being diverted at Township Road 314. Southbound traffic is being diverted at Highway 583.


Read more

Three Hills RCMP strategies paying off in the fight against rural crime

On February 8th, 2021, Members of the Three Hills RCMP were conducting rural crime patrols near Trochu, Alberta. While on patrol, Police located a stolen 2000 GMC Sierra. Police conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle and two male occupants were arrested without incident. Further investigation led police to a rural property near Trochu, Alberta where a Search Warrant was obtained and executed. During the search of the property, Police located a stolen 2012 Cargomate utility trailer and a stol

Read more

Central Alberta Site chosen for North America’s First Straw-based MDF Plant

(Equity, AB) – Great Plains MDF is pleased to announce that it has selected Kneehill County to build North America’s first straw-based MDF plant.

The site is located in Equity, AB between Three Hills and Trochu, AB. The three-quarters sections of land will house the proposed facility as well as its on-site storage of wheat straw. The site is approximately 90 kms from Red Deer, AB and 140 kms from Calgary, AB. It will bring hundreds of jobs into the local economy.

“This is a ve

Read more

County commits to next steps in assisting Trochu to secure financing for Trochu Senior's Supportive Living Facility

Kneehill County Council committed to take the next steps to assist the Town of Trochu in the borrowing of $20 million for their proposed Senior’s Living Complex to be constructed within the Town of Trochu.

“The Town of Trochu and the Trochu Housing Corporation are thrilled with the motion that passed at today’s Kneehill County meeting,” said Barry Kletke, Mayor of Trochu. “We are excited to see the establishment of this partnership and for the amazing benefits it w

Read more