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Lakeland Friends of STARS holding fundraiser gala

Lakeland Friends of STARS is busy planning for “Dancing Under the Stars,” a fundraiser gala for STARS Air Rescue at the Cold lake Agriplex on Sept. 18.
Mike Plume Band set to play Dream Wheels gala

Mike Plume Band set to play Dream Wheels gala

Mike Plume is "ridiculously excited" to be coming back to Bonnyville for a show this month. The Mike Plume Band will play at the Dream Wheels gala in the Flint Field House on Aug.

Trafficking charges laid

A routing traffic stop on Aug. 14 has resulted in trafficking charges being laid against a 31-year-old Bonnyville man. In a media release, Bonnyville RCMP indicate members conducted a stopped a GMC Sierra truck.
Glendon Derby Daze a roaring success

Glendon Derby Daze a roaring success

Glendon Derby Daze on Saturday brought out over 3,000 spectators to support the work of the Glendon Ag Society, and of course, to see some great drivers smash up cars and trucks or plough through the mud bog.
Car ride auction revs up Dream Wheels Weekend

Car ride auction revs up Dream Wheels Weekend

On Thursday a packed house at Players Lounge confirmed once again that the Lakeland is as generous as it is classy. The ride auction lead-up to Dream Wheels Weekend in Bonnyville and Cold Lake Aug.
Canola processing plant expands in Lloydminster

Canola processing plant expands in Lloydminster

ADG Agri-Industries is increasing capacity at its Lloydminster canola processing facility. The project will include a second unloading bay and double grading capacity.
Isley looking for a third term

Isley looking for a third term

Ernie Isley is "starting to enjoy the job" as mayor of Bonnyville and that is why he'll be seeking a third term come this October's municipal election. "I started to enjoy it more than I thought I would," Isley told the Nouvelle recently.
Blast from the past

Blast from the past

Chuck Smith walked onto the open field and the world of Haying in the 30s, and a rush of memories came back to him – the smell of fresh cut hay and homemade bread and the noise of threshing machines and children laughing as they played in the barn.

Business improving in second half

Some of Bonnyville's employers are saying business is picking up – and that if they're not hiring now, they will be in the near future. Major employers in the Lakeland region say they did not lose jobs due to the economic downturn.
Willow Leaf Minor populations explode in northeast Alberta

Willow Leaf Minor populations explode in northeast Alberta

This summer a lot of people are more than a little concerned about the health of willows in northeastern Alberta. Many have observed that the foliage on a lot of willows, over a huge area, has turned brown.