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Scarecrow Festival takes hiatus

For the fist time in nearly a decade, uniquely created scarecrows will not line the service road on 50th this Thanksgiving weekend. The Scarecrow Festival will be taking a hiatus this year, confirmed Innisfail community facilitator Heather Fletcher.

Break-in at Spruce View post office under investigation

Innisfail RCMP is investigating after assailant(s) used a four-wheel drive vehicle to pull a bolted-down safe out of the Spruce View post office last month.

Joining fee waived in lieu of donaion: Curves

Proof of a recent mammogram or cancer donation is enough to get women through the doors of Curves in Innisfail this month.

Three sponsored resolutions adopted at AUMA

Penhold council successfully submitted three resolutions at the 2011 Alberta Urban Municipalities Association annual general meeting and policy convention last week.

Penhold readies for Oktoberfest

A 200-year-old celebration from Germany has taken roots in Penhold and will be celebrated this Saturday night at the Penhold Memorial Hall.

Police briefs

Innisfail man ejected from truck, suffers serious injuries Four people from Innisfail were involved in a single vehicle collision early Saturday morning.

New licensing fees proposed for Penhold pets

The cost of owning a pet is going up in Penhold. Council approved first reading to both a dog and cat bylaw, neither of which have been reviewed in over a decade.

Small, determined crowd attend Terry Fox Run

What they lacked in numbers, they made up for in heart. Only about 25 people hit the pavement under sunny skies Sunday for the 31st annual Terry Fox Run, which wound its way along a 5-kilometer loop along a number of Innisfail trails.

Police briefs

Innisfail man ejected from truck, suffers serious injuries Four people from Innisfail were involved in a single vehicle collision early Saturday morning.

Legion equipped with new van

The legion is set to roll with a new set of wheels. Thursday, Doug and Joyce Whorrall donated a new 14-seat van to the Branch 104, decked out with images of the CF-104 Starfighter on the side of the blue 2011 Ford.