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Court Briefs: Bail denied for 20-year-old repeat offender

By Peggy Revell on October 12th, 2016

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Bail was denied for a repeat offender now accused of mischief breaking into a residential garage back in August. Riley Jack Robinson, 20, appeared Tuesday at the Medicine Hat Courthouse, seeking bail for charges that include housebreaking, mischief, shoplifting and breaches. Robinson was arrested and released on the shoplifting charge late on Aug. ... Read More »

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Enrolment better than expected across local school divisions

By Charles Lefebvre on October 12th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Prairie Rose School Division has shown better-than-projected enrolment, a final count has revealed. During Tuesday morning’s school board meeting, the board revealed a total of 3,021 students registered in Grades 1-12, up from the 3,004 it projected in the spring, based on a student count as of Sept. 30. The board also revealed ... Read More »

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Hatters snapping up tickets for Trudeau visit

By Medicine Hat News on October 11th, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is proving to be a hot ticket in Medicine Hat, where he is scheduled to appear this week with local party byelection candidate Stan Sakamoto. The Thursday event, billed as a meet and greet campaign stop, was announced in the early evening on Thanksgiving Monday, and quickly hundreds of Hatters registered ... Read More »

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Trudeau coming to Medicine Hat

By Kerri Sandford on October 11th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be coming to Medicine Hat Thursday as part of byelection campaigning for local Liberal candidate Stan Sakamoto. An event, announced Monday on the candidate’s website http://www.stansakamoto.liberal.ca, stated that a “meet and greet” with Trudeau and Sakamoto will take place Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6:15 p.m. at the ... Read More »

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Water run brings people together to help Kenya

By Mo Cranker on October 11th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat’s annual Water Run took place Saturday morning at the Downtown YMCA. It was the seventh year for the run, which has a goal of raising $50,000 annually for Nehemiah Construction Ministries to drill water wells in Northern Kenya. One of Saturday’s runners was 71-year-old Russell Scherer who said events like the ... Read More »

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Local youth a finalist in national video contest

By Mo Cranker on October 11th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker A local student has been named one of 26 finalists out of 200 entrants in the National Young Citizens program, for her video on Canadian immigration. Grade 9 student Iqmat Iyiola will travel to Ottawa as part of a youth forum, where she will share her video and ideas with other finalists from ... Read More »

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Missing woman located

By Peggy Revell on October 11th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A 20-year-old Redcliff woman who was reported missing Saturday evening by Redcliff RCMP has been located. Law enforcement posted to social media and online over the weekend, asking the public assistance in finding Raeanne Jean Gallup, but announced Sunday that she had been found... Read More »

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Pumpkin Festival aims to connect family with Disney World magic

By Mo Cranker on October 11th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat’s fourth annual Pumpkin Festival will be focused on getting a local boy to Disney World. The event is being held on Oct. 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Windmill Garden Centre and is hosted by the Children’s Wish Foundation. Four-year-old Noah Ashton was born with CHARGE syndrome, which ... Read More »

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Events Calendar Oct. 10-16

By Medicine Hat News on October 10th, 2016

Oct. 11 — Play Party, FLC, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 11 — Triple P: Stepping Stones, MH Public Library, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 — Human Library Book: of the Month: Affirmations, MH PublicLibrary, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 — Tigers vs. Royals, Canalta Centre, 7 p.m. Oct. 12 — Singing in the Library, MH Public Library, 7-9 ... Read More »

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Groundbreaking celebrates new school’s namesake

By Charles Lefebvre on October 8th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre The man who will have a school named after him in the Ranchlands area of the city was on hand to help officially break ground at the site of the future school. SD 76 officially held the sod turning ceremony for the Dr. Ken Sauer School, the newest K-6 school, Friday afternoon, featuring ... Read More »

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