McLennan firefighter honoured for service

You would be hard-pressed to find a more dedicated veteran firefighter within the ranks of the McLennan Fire Department than 74-year-old Paul Legdon. Legdon, an active member of the fire department since 1960, was honored by his fellow firefighters and friends for 40 years of service during a special surprise […]

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Influenza season is here

Flu (short for Influenza) Season is here and of course that means Flu-shots are here as well. “Throughout the year, we try and give our people the best health care service. Right now, our focus is Influenza,” says Public Health Nurse at the McLennan Hospital, Brenda Barnsdale. There are many […]

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Is your Child Secure in your vehicle

Each time you get into your vehicle, do you to double check if your child is secured in properly? Of course you do, any good parent would. According to the THINK, and THINK AGAIN Program in Alberta, there are many common errors that are made when buckling children in a […]

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Chanteur francophone visite Falher

Giselle Letourneau C’est dans un silence religieux, que les résidents ont écoutés les chansons d’autrefois, qui leur rappellait de bien bons souvenirs. Apres le spectacle, Richard Leroux a serré des mains et jasé avec résidents, ce qui a ete tr?s apprecie aussi. Samedi soir a la Salle des Chevaliers de […]

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Tobacco sting targets Smoky River region

A recent tobacco sting operation in the Smoky River region has resulted in two warnings being issued to local businesses by Health Canada. Peter Thirnbeck, tobacco enforcement officer with Health Canada, says warning letters were forwarded to the owners of the two unidentified businesses – one in McLennan and the […]

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Local drivers complete Safe Driving Rewards program

Motorists in the Smoky River region continue to reap the rewards of a program aimed towards educating the public about safe driving habits. Marie St. Laurent, agent for The Co-operators and Alberta Registries in Falher, revealed recently that another three drivers have successfully completed the Safe Driving Rewards Program. They […]

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