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Search for missing man ends in sorrow

The news dreaded by family and friends of Kenneth Bjornstad came Thursday, after hundreds of man hours spent searching.

Statements show MD cash pool grows

The MD of Bonnyville grew its financial resources in 2009, thanks largely to a double-digit percentage boost in tax revenue. The 14.
Teachers share education concerns with minister

Teachers share education concerns with minister

Area teachers used a few hours with Education Minister Dave Hancock last week to voice their views and concerns about the future of the system they teach in.

Cenovus production jumps in region

Cenovus Energy has almost doubled its daily oil production at its key Foster Creek project north of Cold Lake in the past year.
Grant approval may shuffle project priorities

Grant approval may shuffle project priorities

The unexpected approval of a $2.3 million conditional grant to the Town of Bonnyville is expected to force some tough decisions on the town's capital projects list.
BCHS's Seussical ends with sellout Saturday performance

BCHS's Seussical ends with sellout Saturday performance

”I couldn't be prouder. This is the best show, the best audience, and they were fantastic,” co-director Nathalie Reid said after the final performance of Seussical the Musical on Saturday.
Elk farming in the Lakeland

Elk farming in the Lakeland

Despite challenges for agricultural producers, Maurice Campeau says farming is the perfect occupation. “It's a lifestyle, it's not a job,” he says. “Everyday is an adventure.” For Campeau, that adventure includes working with unusual livestock.

Mall concept generates mixed reaction from businesses

A shopping mall for Bonnyville would bring more potential retail competitors, but it could also generate something positive for existing businesses, according to some local storeowners.
Glendon School dinner theatre a success

Glendon School dinner theatre a success

“I'm usually pretty good 'til the lights go out, and then I start shaking,” says lead actress Kelsey Kissel. Kissel played the role of Meg Wheeler in Glendon School Drama Club's presentation of Ask Any Girl on April 23 and 24.

Burn ban ended

Landowners looking to do essential burning can now do so with caution — and permits. The MD of Bonnyville lifted the fire ban on Monday, thanks to recent showers and snowfalls. A fire advisory continues.