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Two Granum veterans honoured in special ceremony

Posted on 15 September 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

With a cool north wind blowing across the prairie Saturday afternoon, a solemn ceremony paid tribute to two veterans almost lost to time. Private Robert John Emmit and Trooper Alroy Vernon MacLeod were remembered in a service at the Granum Cemetery. The graves of both veterans from Granum are now marked with a distinctive military…Continue Reading

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Willow Creek council delays decision on new colony

Posted on 25 August 2021 by robvogt | Comments Off on Willow Creek council delays decision on new colony

The MD of Willow Creek Municipal Planning Commission wants more information before deciding whether to approve an application by the…Continue Reading

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Historical society plans service for Granum veteran

Posted on 28 July 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Historical society plans service for Granum veteran

A graveside service is planned for a Granum man who served in the Boer War. Robert John Emmit was buried in an unmarked grave in the Granum Cemetery until the Granum and District Historical Society researched his past and found he served in the Boer War as a Canadian soldier. “His grave was located and…Continue Reading

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Granum society plants trees at veterans’ memorial

Posted on 09 June 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Granum society plants trees at veterans’ memorial

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