Now that summer is here we can prepare for the Canada Day long weekend.

This year July 1, Canada Day, falls on a Saturday. Monday, July 3, is a holiday as well, for most people.

If you’re not packing up the station wagon and heading off on a “well-deserved” summer vacation, you’ll probably want to take in the local festivities.

It’s Trochu’s big weekend with a fun-filled Friday and Saturday planned.

The Crooked Horn Junior Rodeo kicks off Friday at the Ag grou

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We can all be thankful that the rain, that we rely on in an agricultural community, finally came.

It may be too late for some early seeded cereals but it’s “Just what the doctor ordered” for the rest of the crops in this area and beyond.

According to my source, fields east of the Red Deer River are much drier than fields west of Highway 21. We’re going to need a lot more rain to finish this year’s crops. So far there has been no real hail damage in the local area.


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Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 18.

According to my cell phone, Sunday is supposed to be cool and wet. As a matter of fact, once we get to Wednesday, June 14, or today, if you get your paper on time, it should be raining with a high of 16 Celsius.

You know, I could talk about barbeques and chocolate cake and fishing and golf and the list goes on for Father’s Day gift ideas, but this year please enjoy a big dose of cooler temperatures and buckets of rain. That’s all

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Firstly, congratulations to anyone who had anything to do with Cruise Weekend 2023. The numbers prove that the event was a total success. The funny thing about Cruise Weekend is that there are always those who see the positive side of this great event and those who choose to criticize by saying, “It used to be bigger, it used to be better”. From my vantage point, it was amazing.

Several events will take place in Kneehill County this week, starting with Seniors Week. Check your May 31

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