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Community garden serves Fort Macleod residents

Posted on 07 September 2023 byEditor

Fort Macleod residents are marking the 15th anniversary of the community garden by harvesting the products of their hard work. The 2023 growing season provided challenges for the 30 gardeners with the early and extended extreme heat. “Gardeners were attentive and carefully tended the vegetables, fruit trees and shrubs,” community garden members wrote in an…Continue Reading

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Alberta Hereford Association honours former Macleod couple

Posted on 07 September 2023 byadmin

A former Fort Macleod area couple has joined the Alberta Hereford Association Hall of Fame. Barb and the late Bernie…Continue Reading

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Alberta Hereford Association honours Zoeteman family

Posted on 31 August 2023 byEditor

A Fort Macleod-area family was named the 2023 Purebred Breeder of the Year by the Alberta Hereford Association. Stuart and…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres plans fall event, tractor pull

Posted on 31 August 2023 byEditor

Visitors can take a trip back in time Saturday, Sept. 9 at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. Field demonstrations of antique…Continue Reading

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Windy Rafters Barn hosts Open Farm Days event

Posted on 10 August 2023 byEditor

A farm operated by the sixth generation of the same family that homesteaded it will open its doors to the…Continue Reading

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Old-time farming, ranching celebrated at heritage Acres

Posted on 19 July 2023 byEditor

Heritage Acres has three days of activity lined up for its annual show July 21-23. During its annual show this…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum hosts RCMP Musical Ride

Posted on 19 July 2023 byEditor

A sell-out crowd was treated to a colourful equine spectacle Wednesday as the RCMP Musical Ride performed in the Fort Macleod Midnight Stadium Agriplex. More than 300 people filled the stands to watch the iconic red-coated riders guide their mounts through intricate patterns. The performance hosted by the Fort Museum was part of the RCMP’s…Continue Reading

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Historic Persons Case display at Fort Macleod Library

Posted on 06 April 2023 byEditor

A new exhibit paying tribute to the Famous Five and the renowned Persons Case is on display in Fort Macleod. The exhibit “Now That We Are Persons” was previously located at the Claresholm Museum, and when it came down curator Bill Kells offered it to Fort Macleod Library. “We jumped at it,” librarian Darlene Hofer…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod plans for 150th anniversary

Posted on 18 January 2023 byEditor

Fort Macleod is planning for a celebration for the ages in 2024. That’s the year Fort Macleod marks the 150th…Continue Reading

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