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Kemmere enters PC race

Kemmere enters PC race

Veteran Mountain View County councillor and former reeve Al Kemmere took the big plunge last week, announcing his candidacy for the Progressive Conservative nomination in Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills.
Didsbury Fair and Rodeo sees largest turnout in years

Didsbury Fair and Rodeo sees largest turnout in years

More than 1,100 people took in the Didsbury Fair and Rodeo last weekend, and the Didsbury Ag Society members are thrilled with the turnout for the event.├ČThe weather was absolutely beautiful.
Flood protection work to begin by Oct. 1: Munro

Flood protection work to begin by Oct. 1: Munro

Mountain View County council has directed administration to prepare flood protection options for the Red Deer River west of Sundre and present them at next week's council meeting.

Physicians can help treat depression associated with kicking the habit

Health-care providers have a number of tried and proven ways to treat the depression that sometimes comes with trying to quit smoking, says Sundre physician Dr. Hal Irvine.
Paving requirement threatens fertilizer plant construction

Paving requirement threatens fertilizer plant construction

Plans by Central Alberta Co-op to build a new fertilizer plant outside of Innisfail have ground to a halt due to a dispute with Red Deer County over road improvement costs.
Deer shot and left west of Sundre

Deer shot and left west of Sundre

Fish and Wildlife officers are asking for public tips after two male mule deer were shot and left west of Sundre.
Council thwarts reeve's attempt to kill offsite levy process for 2/27

Council thwarts reeve's attempt to kill offsite levy process for 2/27

An attempt by Reeve Paddy Munro to put a stop to the offsite levy process for Mountain View County's Highway 2/27 development was defeated last Wednesday in a 4-3 vote.

Horse show coming to MegaDome in Olds

About 130 Morgan and American Saddlebred horses from around the province will be showing off their skills from Sept. 2 to 4 at the MegaDome in Olds during the Alberta Morgan Horse Club annual show.

Clubroot checks going well in RD and MV counties

About half of the fields in Red Deer County have been checked for clubroot ├▒ and so far nothing has been discovered, said Art Preachuk, agricultural services manager for the county.

$50M Vietnam market opens doors to Canadian livestock

Vietnam will be the first Asian country to open its livestock market to Canadian ranchers since 2003, announced agriculture and trade ministers on Aug. 14 at Harvie Farms near Olds.