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Local family commemorates 100 years on original homestead

Local family commemorates 100 years on original homestead

Not many live on the same land their whole lives, even less people can say their family has lived on the same land for four generations. Earlier this month, the Mercier family celebrated that significant accomplishment.
Quality of Moose Lake still not up to scratch

Quality of Moose Lake still not up to scratch

Residents in the many villages around Moose Lake are worried about the local water body's steady decline in quality.
Locals looking to bring Santa Claus parade back to Bonnyville

Locals looking to bring Santa Claus parade back to Bonnyville

With Christmas now just a little over four months away, a group of spirited locals are lobbying for the Town of Bonnyville to help rekindle a long lost local tradition – the Bonnyville Santa Claus parade.
MD on the fence about declaring a state of disaster

MD on the fence about declaring a state of disaster

Municipal District of Bonnyville officials are still undecided on whether or not to declare an agricultural state of disaster for the region. “I think everybody is on the fence,” said Matt Janz, Director of Agriculture for the MD of Bonnyville.
Bonnyville pathologist killed in devastating plane crash

Bonnyville pathologist killed in devastating plane crash

The Nouvelle understands that local pathologist Dr. Shekar Puttaswamy was the pilot killed in Sunday's devastating plane crash northwest of Bonnyville. Puttaswamy, affectionately known throughout the region as Dr.
MD unaware of plans for Moose Lake subdivision

MD unaware of plans for Moose Lake subdivision

The proposed 221-lot development on the shores of Moose Lake isn't as close to a done deal as it may seem. Vancouver-based developers Ken Megale and Alain Chevalier, who run MMT Properties Ltd.
Transportation study to analyzes uses of Highway 28

Transportation study to analyzes uses of Highway 28

The unsafe, deteriorating condition of Highway 28 will soon be brought back to the forefront, as Alberta HUB will be conducting an in-depth look into the province's transportation system.

Tournier wins Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship

A two second outrider penalty on Friday night may well have cost Doug Irvine the 2015 Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship.
Country music fame continues for Lakeland-born Brett Kissel

Country music fame continues for Lakeland-born Brett Kissel

Stardom continues to rise for Lakeland-born and bred country superstar Brett Kissel. It was announced earlier this month that Kissel is up for four 2015 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) awards.
Hundreds of cadets learning new skills at 4 Wing

Hundreds of cadets learning new skills at 4 Wing

Marching drills, air rifle shooting, survival field exercises and aircraft expeditions are just some of the many activities experienced by the over 750 cadets currently living at the Cadet Training Centre out on 4 Wing Cold Lake.
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