Kneehill County officials excel in municipal leadership course

On December 6, 2018, the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus granted nine participants from six different municipalities’ Certificates in Rural Municipal Leadership through their Rural Municipal Leadership Certificate Series, led by president and CEO of 13 Ways Inc. and author of 13 Ways to Kill Your Community Dough Griffiths.

"I would like to congratulate the graduates of the new Rural Municipal Leadership Certificate series,” said Griffiths, shortly after presenting cer

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Garrett Bertamini competes in JR National Finals Rodeo in Vegas

Acme’s own Garrett Bertamini had the chance to compete under the big lights at the Junior National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas at the Convention Center. The 14 year old, who is in his fourth year of steer riding, participated in this event, which runs at the same time as the National Finals Rodeo, on December 7-9 in the 12-13 age level bull riding. Bertamini joined 26 other riders from Canada, the United States, and Australia in his age category.

Garrett’s rodeo journey began when he

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Three Hills RCMP execute search warrant

On Jan. 3, 2019, Three Hills RCMP along with RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT), and the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit (SACRU), conducted a search warrant on a residence just north of Trochu, Alberta.

Alfred Legacy (57) of Kneehill County, Alta., has been charged with:

• Obstruction

• Fail to comply with Undertaking

• Occupant of a motor vehicle with a firearm

• Transporting a firearm carelessly

• Carrying a concealed weapon

• Possession of stolen property

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A presentation of $5008 in general donations, $1040 in Gifts for Grandparents donations by donors in Kneehill County and a $2300 matching donation by Roger Stevenson (left), of ProPlan Financial Group & The Co-operators, was made to Seniors Outreach. Accepting was Seniors Outreach Administrator Terry Schlinker.

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