Council re-zones land for pulse crop cleaning plant

The Municipal District of Willow Creek council has re-zoned land south of Claresholm to accommodate a pulse cleaning plant and future protein extraction facility. At its July 8 meeting, council read an application by Koralta Agri-Business to re-zone 21.46 acres at SE-1-12-27-4 two miles south of Claresholm east of Highway 2 from rural general to rural industrial. They then convened … Read more

Stampede-Themed Parade

There was a Calgary Stampede-themed drive-by parade at the Porcupine Hills Lodge on Tuesday, July 7, with residents watching, waving, and holding up signs, while people, vehicles and riders passed by to offer their best wishes. Here Elliot, James, and Jacob Penner wave to residents as they pass by on horseback. Photo by Rob Vogt

Stavely Oddfellows

M.D. helps fund new electronic sign in Stavely The Municipal District of Willow Creek will contribute close to $2,000 to the cost of a new electronic LED sign in Stavely. At its June 24 meeting, the M.D. council reviewed a letter from the Stavely Oddfellows who are raising money for the project. It will be a four-feet by eight-feet electronic … Read more

Granum hits the streets for Canada Day Parade

By Lawrence Gleason Local Press Writer Granum had a Canada Day celebration. Following a suggestion Granum could hold a Canada Day Parade, even though its usual annual celebrations, including a community cake cutting, games, pancake breakfast, entertainment and fireworks were cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis, local volunteer Fran Hanson, got into action. “We had a week to do it,” … Read more