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St. Pat’s hosts Halloween parade

By Charles Lefebvre on November 1st, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Students at St. Patrick’s School got into the spooky spirit on Halloween. The students, and some staff at the school, got dressed up as a variety of characters on Monday, taking part in a Halloween parade in the afternoon. From witches and wizards, to pumpkins and princesses, the costumes ran the gamut of ... Read More »

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Mustache month makes men mindful of health

By Mo Cranker on November 1st, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker With another November beginning today, men all over the Hat will begin their 30-day mustache-growing endeavor. For the MedHat Movember group, the yearly tradition began seven years ago with nine Hatters raising $1,300 for men’s health initiatives. Over the following years the initiative continued to grow and the group has raised more than ... Read More »

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Unique feathers help create an iconic costume

By Mo Cranker on October 31st, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker It’s probably safe to bet most seven-year-olds would not choose to dress as a 90’s rock legend for their Halloween costume of choice, but that’s exactly what Jacob Varney of Calgary did. When his mother, and former Hatter Brianne Varney asked him what he wanted to wear to school as a costume, Jacob ... Read More »

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Going for the gold

By Mo Cranker on October 31st, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker While the world only witnesses the Olympics every two years, people of the Hat have gotten to take part in the Science Olympics every year for the past 25. The event is held every year by the Praxis Science Outreach Society in conjunction with education students from Medicine Hat College, with this year’s ... Read More »

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Bench honours Hat’s Beta Sigma Phi founders

By Mo Cranker on October 31st, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Members of Beta Sigma Phi ensured Saturday that their past would not be forgotten. The group purchased a bench behind the Medicine Hat Public Library and held a ceremony Saturday afternoon, with longtime member Donelda Niles speaking in front of roughly 30 members of the sorority on behalf Medicine Hat’s founding members. She ... Read More »

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Drug trafficking charges laid following vehicle stop

By Peggy Revell on October 31st, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat Police arrested a 28-year-old woman last Thursday for various drug trafficking related charges. On Oct. 27, at 2:45 p.m., a member of the MHPS patrol section conducted a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway. During the vehicle stop, the officer made several observations which helped form grounds for an arrest. ... Read More »

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Events Calendar Oct. 31-Nov. 6

By Medicine Hat News on October 31st, 2016

Nov. 1 — Children’s Play Party, Family Leisure Centre, 6:30-8 p.m., ages 7 and up Nov. 2 — BBB: How to Hire a Contractor, MH Public Library, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 3 — Movie “Caught in the Draft,” MH Public Library, 2 p.m. Nov. 3-5 — “Rock of Ages,” MHMT Playhouse, 8 p.m. Nov. 3 — ... Read More »

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Three car accident downtown Saturday

By Mo Cranker on October 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News At approximately 2:30 p.m. there was a three car collision at 3rd St. and 6th Ave. According to both eye witness and police accounts, a white van was driving south on 6th Ave. and a red SUV was driving east on 3rd St. The two collided at the intersection which stopped the ... Read More »

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Ranchers await updates on bovine TB

By Collin Gallant on October 29th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is now contacting all ranchers across southeast Alberta, updating them on its investigation into a single case of bovine tuberculosis found near Jenner. Federal officials say only 30 ranches are under quarantine, but operations in northern Cypress County, the County of Newell, the Special Areas and the MD ... Read More »

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Watch the power plant progress on web cam

By Collin Gallant on October 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Construction on the City of Medicine Hat’s new power facility is well underway, and Hatters can track progress via a time-lapse web video on the city’s website. Ground was broken at the site of the natural gas-fired 43-megawatt generation station in June, and this week the city’s utility department released updated photos ... Read More »

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