Strong winds, flash floods hit Acme/Beiseker area

The month of May went out in dramatic fashion, especially for the villages of Beiseker and Acme. On the evening of May 31st a severe thunderstorm rolled through the area, bringing strong winds of 96km/hr, heavy rain, and a tornado which touched down briefly around 4:20pm, 15km southeast of Beiseker.

Heavy rains falling at five inches in a single hour pounded the village of Acme. Acme Mayor Bruce McLeod noted that flash flooding ensued in the village, causing at least 30 homes to be damaged, two

Read more

Three Hills Farmers Market opens Tuesday, June 2

The Three Hills Farmers Market is opening on Tuesday, June 2 for your shopping pleasure from 10 AM until 1 PM weekly.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions:

Please no customers until 10 AM so social distancing can be maintained. There is no coffee or lunch available until the COVID-19 restrictions are changed.

Please at all times maintain social distancing of 6 feet – 2 meters, be courteous to your neighbours and friends to help prevent the spread of this terrible virus.

Hand sanitizer will be ava

Read more

Harvest for Kids off to Great Start

The local Harvest for Kids 3rd Annual Fundraiser is off to a great start this year. The Harvest is entirely run by volunteers and Three Hills and community have been very responsive and engaged in this project. To date $110,000 has been raised resulting in over 30,000 children being able to attend camp. The group is excited for this years harvest and thankful for the excellent rain of last week. The past two crops have been in wheat, with Matt Ferguson seeding canola this year. An enthusiastic

Read more

The Little Bird Bakery is now open and operating at their new location at 407 Main Street, Three Hills. While doing renovations the entry carpet was removed only to reveal the 1930 Kelly Hardware entry tiles. On January 19, 1930 fire destroyed the south side of Main Street Kelly Hardware was one of the 11 businesses destroyed. A new building was constructed to take its place. That building now houses The Little Bird Bakery.

Read more