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Barrhead County residents have mixed experiences with hail storm

Many residents spent the majority of last week recovering from the shock of a severe hail storm that left in its wake a great deal of damage.

Kowalski will seek re-election

Ken Kowalski is not retiring. The Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA announced on Aug. 14 that he would instead seek a tenth term.

Barrhead, Scotland residents wants to tighten relationship between communities

A Barrhead man truly believes that a person doesn’t have to be born in a town to care about their town. The only thing is, Trevor Downer lives in Barrhead, Scotland, not Barrhead, Alberta.

PHRD fraud investigation concludes

The RCMP’s Commercial Crimes Unit has finished a report on a fraud investigation at the Pembina Hills school division and forwarded the information to provincial Crown prosecutors, Barr-head RCMP’s Sgt. Bob Dodds said.

VIDEO: Beaver dam destruction

A beaver dam no longer impedes the flow of water near a lagoon within the County of Barrhead.

VIDEO: Parent Link Day in the park

The Parent Link Centre hosted its annual day in the park at a local Barrhead park.

AgriRecovery funding available to Alberta crop producers

Crop producers affected by the floods will be able to access approximately $448 million in federal-provincial AgriRecovery funding that will help farmers and ranchers address challenges caused by excess moisture.

Landfill committee approves new hours of operation

The trash talk will finally come to an end after the Regional Landfill Committee voted in favour of new hours of operation. As of Oct. 1 of this year, there will be changes to the hours of operation at the Regional Waste Management Facility.

Fair Days an event for all ages

Mother Nature smiled this year upon the organizers of the Blue Heron Fair Days. For the most part, the rain held off during the most important times throughout the weekend.

Two arrested for armed robbery

A 33-year-old Barrhead woman and a 30-year-old Gunn man face a number of charges in an armed robbery on July 28 at the Fas Gas in Barrhead. Shawna Letendre and Craig Dewald have both been arrested in connection to the incident.