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Granum society plants trees at veterans’ memorial

Posted on 09 June 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

Veterans Memorial Park in Granum became more scenic Friday with the planting of 10 trees. A crew from Ladybug Arborists was on hand Friday to plant the 10 trees from Green Haven Garden Centre in Lethbridge. The Granum Museum and Historical Society bought the trees with a $4,150 grant from the MD of Willow Creek.…Continue Reading

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Two charged following Granum standoff

Posted on 24 March 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Two charged following Granum standoff

Police seized $120,000 in stolen property and charged two people following an eight-hour standoff March 16 at Granum. Lethbridge Police Service priority crimes unit and crime suppression team, with assistance from the Blood Tribe Police and Fort Macleod RCMP, were investigating people involved with multiple motor vehicle thefts and break-and-enters in southern Alberta. Lethbridge Police…Continue Reading

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Willow Creek MD to sell Granum office

Posted on 24 February 2021 by robvogt | Comments Off on Willow Creek MD to sell Granum office

The MD of Willow Creek accepted a proposal to sell the Granum town office to an interested party who intends…Continue Reading

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Granum Historical Society opens new gazebo

Posted on 16 September 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Granum Historical Society opens new gazebo

A group dedicated to the history of Granum is developing a facility that will serve the community in the future.…Continue Reading

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Granum school playground expansion a community project

Posted on 05 August 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Granum school playground expansion a community project

When students return to Granum school in the fall, they’ll find a pleasant surprise waiting in the playground. Not that…Continue Reading

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Police nab Granum ATB robbery suspect

Posted on 01 July 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Police nab Granum ATB robbery suspect

A 44-year-old Calgary man is charged in connection with an armed robbery at ATB Financial in Granum along with six…Continue Reading

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Granum school ends year with awards

Posted on 01 July 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Granum school ends year with awards

Granum school wrapped the 2019-’20 year Thursday with a drive-by graduation and awards ceremony. The ceremony traditionally held in the school was moved outside and scaled down due to the COVID-19 pandemic that prevents large gatherings. Staff members stood on the lawn outside the school while students passed in automobiles. Signs announcing the annual award…Continue Reading

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Post master pays tribute to Granum White Sox

Posted on 08 April 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Post master pays tribute to Granum White Sox

The Granum White Sox, who won the provincial senior baseball championship five times in the 1950s, are commemorated in a special cancellation stamp at the post office. Granum post master Lynn Barrie had the cancellation stamp made to promote awareness of the town’s colourful history. “Lynn had toured the museum with me and I had…Continue Reading

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Granum now a hamlet in MD of Willow Creek

Posted on 12 February 2020 by Editor | Comments (1)

Granum is no longer a town. Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor last month made an order dissolving the town as of Saturday to become a hamlet in the MD of Willow Creek. People will learn more later this month once an open house is scheduled by MD of Willow Creek council and administration. Granum residents voted nearly…Continue Reading