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Town covering handivan project shortfall

Town covering handivan project shortfall

INNISFAIL - Although the town's year-old pilot program to give seniors and the handicapped extended handivan service is being applauded there will be a $32,260 funding shortfall by the end of this month.
Halloween fun at the historical village

Halloween fun at the historical village

INNISFAIL – Costumes, treats, haunted houses and even royalty were all part of the Halloween Party at the Village. The annual two-day event took place at the Innisfail and District Historical Village on Oct. 19 and 20.
Municipalities plan for provincial funding cuts

Municipalities plan for provincial funding cuts

INNISFAIL – Municipalities in Alberta will have to tighten the purse strings following cuts in last week’s provincial budget. And that includes both Innisfail and Penhold.
Booot Hill is ready for the big boo

Booot Hill is ready for the big boo

INNISFAIL - For the past quarter century Barrie Heistad knew his old house on the hill was more than just a stately old home. And then one autumn came a notion, the spooky kind. And Halloween was just around the corner.

Innisfail's skatepark officially opens

INNISFAIL – Members of town council, town staff, the Kinsmen Club of Innisfail and the Kinette Club of Innisfail recently gathered to officially open the town's new skatepark. A small ceremony took place at the skatepark on Oct. 24.
Town set to unveil railway crossing safety plan

Town set to unveil railway crossing safety plan

INNISFAIL - There will be a small one per cent electrical franchise fee hike in 2020 with new revenues of $97,282 tucked away in a Safe Community Reserve account to help cover anticipated costs to improve safety at the town's controversial railway cr
Danny Rieberger is Innisfail's Citizen of the Year

Danny Rieberger is Innisfail's Citizen of the Year

INNISFAIL - When Danny Rieberger was a child he helped his father John in the garage construct banquet tables for the local legion.
Johns Manville is town's Business of the Year

Johns Manville is town's Business of the Year

INNISFAIL – Forty-two years after it first opened, Johns Manville continues to make a difference in the community. Johns Manville is the 2019 Business of the Year recipient. The award was announced Oct.
McAllister family has global vision

McAllister family has global vision

INNISFAIL – For five generations the McAllister family has farmed on the original homestead under the same family name and in the same type of farming operation.
Kinsmen welcome new skatepark with a barbecue

Kinsmen welcome new skatepark with a barbecue

INNISFAIL – The Innisfail Kinsmen Club is celebrating the unofficial opening of Innisfail’s brand new skatepark. The Kinsmen are at the skatepark today (Sunday) from 2 to 4 p.m.