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And baby makes five

And baby makes five

Kale Kenneth Rentz will forever be known as Barrhead’s 2012 New Year’s baby after coming into the world at 3:36 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

Westlock County Coun. Bert Seatter joins the PC race

Westlock County Coun. Bert Seatter is the fourth person to seek the Progressive Conservative nomination for the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock constituency. He made the announcement on Dec.

Reeve says 2011 a good year despite some low points

Another year has passed in Barrhead County, and for reeve Bill Lee, it was much like any other year, marked with a series of ups and downs.
Barrhead student's Flat Stanley is a hit in Ontario

Barrhead student's Flat Stanley is a hit in Ontario

Orange pajamas may not sound like the best clothing for an adventure in a far-off place, but Flat Stanley is no ordinary little guy. He can go places, see people and do things most of us can’t, except in our dreams.

And then there were three

There are now three declared candidates to replace Ken Kowalski as the Progressive Conservative representative in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock after Barrhead’s Tim Schultz threw his hat in the ring last week.

Mayor upbeat about 2012

Town Mayor Brian Schulz has an unshakable optimism as 2012 approaches, founded on what he terms Barrhead’s greatest asset – its people. “I am really proud to be mayor,” he said.

Request made seeking details of Stang's departure

The ball is now rolling to gain insight into the Dec. 4 departure of former Supt. Egbert Stang from the Pembina Hills school division.

Mayor and reeve wish Kowalski 'all the best' in retirement

Barrhead’s local politicians are expressing mixed emotions after hearing that long-time Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski is retiring from politics after nearly 33 years of serving the community. On Dec.

Stang sheds no light on abrupt departure

Egbert Stang is done talking about his time as superintendent of the Pembina Hills school division.

So what does Christmas mean to you?

What does Christmas mean to you? A simple question, but one not always easy to answer. The Barrhead Leader took to the streets and garnered a broad spectrum of views.