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Top Stories This Week - May 28, 2014

Dozens of residents in McLennan attended an open house celebration on May 21 commemorating the completion of recent upgrades to the Northern Alberta Historical Railway Museum. The event included a special prayer and blessing by Father Joseph Jacobson of St. John The Baptist Cathedral in addition to tours of the facility. The museum is run by a group of dedicated volunteers committed to preserving the rich history and value of the railway to McLennan.

G.P. Vanier students reminded about the dangers of poor choices

A busload of Grade 9 and 10 students of Georges P. Vanier School heard the message to make right choices during a presentation by Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth –PARTY on May 21 in High Prairie.

Villa Beausejour resident shaken after dog attack in Falher

A seemingly routine and relaxing walk turned out to be a frightening ordeal last week for a Falher senior citizen.

Ezra Levant tells it like it is with ‘Ethical Oil’

Like him or hate him, Ezra Levant will give you his perspective about Alberta’s oil sands production in relation to other petroleum production around the world.


Commentary: Kinky steel and other railroad stories

Sometimes I’m tempted to offer serious opinion on a serious topic in this space. But I find if I wait a few minutes the urge usually passes, and no harm done.

SRE Sports: Olympic silver medalist Cheryl Bernard coming to Donnelly June 10

Fans of the professional sport of curling will definitely want to mark June 10 on their calendars.

SRE From The Hip: New app enables farmers to share input prices

The FNA Strategic Agriculture Institute (FNA-STAG), a not-for-profit informational research organization, recently launched an interesting mobile application that could have a major impact on how farmers price inputs and on researchers’ ability to find reliable farm input price data.

SRE Where Things Stand: Treating injured wildlife can do more harm than good

A learned a valuable lesson from my teacher in Grade 1 about leaving a bear cub alone because of the dangers of from the mother. And I wish people nowadays would take to heart about stray and injured wildlife in general.

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Spotlight: Billard, Sware set records

Two High Prairie school athletes set new standards at the High Prairie School Division Track and Field Meet May 20.

Spotlight: Driftpile walks against diabetes

On May 22, Driftpile Community School hosted their 17th Annual Inter-Tribal Diabetes Walk.

Your Horoscope for the fourth week of May

GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, you are intent on purchasing an expensive item sometime this week, but make sure it can be returned. Hold on to the receipt and carefully survey your finances.


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