Adopt a single-parent family in need this Christmas

If you know a family who may need a little help this Christmas, there are plenty of programs available in central Alberta to help out those in need. Those programs also work together to make sure…

Local Sports

World Junior Hockey Championship coming to Red Deer and Edmonton

Even the smallest of sports fans will be excited about the upcoming tournaments taking place in Alberta, between the 2019 Canada Winter Games happening this year, and now the exciting announcement…

Lacombe Generals come together for a major win

On Friday, December 14th the Lacombe Generals were off to an energetic start against the Stony Plain Eagles at the Gary Moe Mazda Autoplex. In the first period, the Lacombe Generals scored three…

Snow day spent shoveling sidewalks

Most schools in the Central Alberta area have been shut down due to snowy and icy conditions, but that didn’t stop the Bantam ‘A’ Rockets for getting outside. The team decided to take the day off to…

Lacombe Ringette Association hosts annual tournament this weekend

The Lacombe Edge Ice Breaker Ringette Tournament is on once again this weekend, with 38 teams playing games all over Lacombe, Blackfalds, and Clive. Co-chair of the tournament Nicole Plewis says team…

Ag News

Tight Supply Of Milling Oats Creating Market Upswing

There could be a lot more oats grown in western Canada next year. That according to John Duvenaud, publisher of the Wild Oats Grain Market Advisory. "The bulk of the oats are grown in Saskatchewan,…

(VIDEO) World Record Set For Hand Threshing Wheat

A world record was set at the Farming Smarter Conference in Lethbridge on Wednesday, December 12. People crowded around a row of tables to hand thresh wheat, separating the grain from the chaff.…

New Grain Elevator Going Up Near Morinville

G3 Canada has announced they're building a grain elevator a couple kilometres west of Morinville, north of Edmonton. Construction is expected to start shortly, and is planned to be done in 2020. Like…

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