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Innisfail News

Credit union distributes hsitorical proft share payout

Servus Credit Union locations took part in a provincewide celebration yesterday in light of its highest Profit Share payout to members in the organization’s history. The Profit Share total reached $43 million in 2010, which is up from $42.

Women's Institute branch closure ends a rural traditional

The number of women’s institute branches located in the Innisfail/Olds/Sundre constituency has diminished once again with the recent disbandment of Jackson Women’s Institute.

Future residential, commercial land use in Penhold under review

Town of Penhold officials are considering amending the town’s land use bylaw following the 2008 annexation of four and a half quarter sections of land surrounding the municipality.

Rotary donates over $28,000 for library room

With the opening of the new Innisfail Library just a few months away the Innisfail Rotary Club has announced it’s funding commitment to the children’s reading area for the library.
Discovery Wildlife remembers the lions

Discovery Wildlife remembers the lions

Discovery Wildlife Park zookeepers will be looking to fill an empty enclosure after the passing of their two lionesses.

News briefs

Guilty plea in area murder A 54-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment with no chance of parole for 12 years in the stabbing death of a man found in a ditch west of Innisfail in April 2008.

Guns seized after stand-off with police

A rural Bowden man is facing numerous firearms charges after a several hour stand-off with police last week. Innisfail RCMP and the Red Deer Emergency Response Team responded to a firearms complaint at a rural residence near Bowden Wednesday night.

Grade 9 meningococcal vaccinations beginning

A provincewide immunization program launched yesterday to protect adolescents from meningococcal disease.

Highway collision sends four to hosital

Four people were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Secondary Highway 590 Sunday. On January 23 at approximately 3:50 p.m., Innisfail RCMP was dispatched to a portion of the highway between Range Roads 264 and 263.

Strike, spare, and show you care

It’s that time of year again! Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Innisfail is currently accepting team registrations for the 24th Annual “Bowl for Kids” campaign. This event will be held at the Innisfail Bowling Lanes on Sunday, Feb. 6.