Ag. Minister Visits Cattle Feeders AGM, Talks Pulse Crops, Swine

Fresh from his recent trade mission to India, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier briefed the Alberta Cattle Feeders at their annual general meeting Thursday morning at the Sheraton…

Local Sports

Red Deer to Host WHL Awards and Bantam Draft for Three Years

You can add another major sporting event to the growing list of activities taking place in Red Deer over the next three years. It was announced Wednesday that the WHL awards, held on May 2nd, as well…

HJHL playoffs resume in Airdrie for Blackfalds Wranglers

The Blackfalds Wranglers start the second round of the HJHL playoffs against the Airdrie Thunder tonight (Feb 21st). Airdrie holds home-ice advantage in the best-of-five series. “It’s going to be an…

Generals Looking To Close 1st Round Series This Weekend

The Lacombe Generals are halfway to a provincial finals berth after taking a 2-0 lead in their best of seven series against the Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs over the Family Day long weekend. It was by no…

Central AB Buccaneers Returning to Great Chief Park

Central Alberta Buccaneers will now call the new Setters Place at Great Chief Park their home field. Friday the team announced they will be returning to Great Chief Park after 5 years playing at ME…

Ag News

Local Agri-Tourism Operator Inspired by Trip to California

The President of the Lacombe Regional Tourism and Marketing Association is back from a trip to California, equipped with some new ideas and energy to share with the local agri-tourism industry.…

Oat Growers Eyeing Chinese Market

The Canadian oat industry has its eyes set on China. Market Analyst Randy Strychar, president of oatinformation.com, says demand for oats in China is growing, due to the changing middle class…

Local Group Seeking Land for Annual Charity Crop

With spring right around the corner, the Central Alberta Growing Project in support of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank is looking to secure land for this year's charity crop. Doug Maas with the project…

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