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MD backs away from discount land sale

The MD of Bonnyville has rescinded its offer of cheap land to the Islamic Society of Cold Lake.
Wildrose Alliance delegates pleased with party's AGM

Wildrose Alliance delegates pleased with party's AGM

The Wildrose Alliance wrapped up its annual general meeting in Red Deer this weekend, setting the policy direction of the party and delivering a warning to the government of the party's plans to continue to make gains next election.

MD to support spraying ditches for grasshoppers

While early hatching grasshoppers may have felt like they needed life jackets to survive in some parts of Alberta this spring, they've been starting to show up in some MD of Bonnyville farm fields.
Rough Stock Rodeo draws crowd

Rough Stock Rodeo draws crowd

The first-ever Glendon Rough Stock Rodeo drew more than 700 spectators to the Glendon derby grounds Saturday evening and delivered both conventional and unconventional rodeo excitement.
Local gun owners hoping for registry changes

Local gun owners hoping for registry changes

The private member's Bill C-391 before the House of Commons could take hunting rifles off the federal gun registry, something local gun users say they would welcome.
Committees eye intersection

Committees eye intersection

Members of two area committees, the Commercial Transport District Advisory Committee and the MD of Bonnyville Oil Producers Traffic Safety Committee, have identified two priorities to improve safety on MD of Bonnyville area highways.
Trees add greenery to downtown

Trees add greenery to downtown

Bonnyville's main street is looking a little greener these days, and not just because of all that rain in May.
Roadside barbecue raises awareness

Roadside barbecue raises awareness

With the weigh scale lights flashing Friday, truckers were required to pull over at the Hoselaw stop.
Keep an eye on tame pasture

Keep an eye on tame pasture

After a tough, dry year in 2009, many forage growers are finally getting moisture, says Grant Lastiwka, grazing/forage/beef specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development.

LCSD, NLSD not impressed with Fraser Institute report card

Both Bonnyville Centralized High School and Notre Dame High School tied for 228th spot out of 272 schools on the 2010 Alberta high schools report card by the Fraser Institute, a ranking not sitting well with administrators from the respective divisio