After weeks of planning, pondering and wondering, comedian Brent Butt finally arrived in Trochu as a fundraiser for St. Mary's Trochu Foundation. Watchers of Corner Gas wondered if he could actually be funny without his cast members from the weekly TV series. Since I was unable to attend in person, I depended on reports heard after the show. It sounds like he had the perfect humour for his small town venue and kept the crowd laughing. I can't wait to read a full report about the whole evening.
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Happy New Year to readers and contributors to this column. My celebration was very quiet as I spent six days in the Three Hills Health Centre. I have nothing but praise for ambulance attendants and hospital staff. Vertebrae fractures are not fun to endure and I don't recommend using that as an excuse to have a holiday from work! It's no holiday and certainly limits ones activities, especially at my age of 84. Please, ladies, have your doctor check your bones and take your calcium if needed. My l

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Trochu's Mike Winther scored his third goal of the World Under 17 Hockey Tournament to help his Team Pacific squad win the bronze medal, 5-4 in overtime over Quebec. Team Pacific had lost in the semi-finals to the eventual silver medalist USA 6-5 in overtime. Mike now returns to regular season play with the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL.
The ACE Communities group of Trochu held a public meeting last Wednesday to update interested citizens o the progress of different projects. First they viewe

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Trochu News January 6, 2011
Trochu kicked off its centennial year celebration in style on New Year's Eve. A good crowd assembled on a crisp evening on Arena Avenue to view the fireworks display from the roof of the Baptist Fellowship Centre. Arlin Strohschein's crew did a great job as usual, thanks to many local sponsors. People then headed inside for hot chocolate, hot dogs and a piece of Trochu's 100 year birthday cake which Rev. Allan Powell and Deputy Mayor Bill Cunningham officially cut to recognize the occasion.
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