July 21st, 2018

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Hat Grannies for Africa hosting Fabric, Yarn and More Sale

By Gillian Slade on March 4th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A fundraising sale for Hat Grannies for Africa will take place March, 11. The Fabric, Yarn and More Sale will be held at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 504 — 2nd St. SE from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds from the cash-only sale will go to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign, which ... Read More »

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Local real estate steady as she goes

By Collin Gallant on March 4th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Real estate sales in Medicine Hat started 2017 much the way they entered 2016. In a word, steady. With January home sales slightly up and February slightly down compared to respective months one year earlier, residential sales essentially remained even. Condo sales rose, while fewer commercial and unusual sales, such as farmland, ... Read More »

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St. Mike’s kids show off their science skills

By Tim Kalinowski on March 4th, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal St. Michael’s School held a science fair for all Grade 4, 5 and 6 students in the school’s gymnasium on Friday. During the colourful and bustling event, students taking part in the science fair were judged by an independent panel drawn from the community at large. Grade 5 teacher Laura Hoffman organized the ... Read More »

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Most popular local stories Feb. 24-March 2

By Medicine Hat News on March 3rd, 2017

A rare jail sentence for a dine and dash was the most popular story on our website this week, followed closely by news a group of Hatters wants to save the Medicine Hat Arena. Politics, more crime and a homerun of an honour for an area baseball builder round out the top five. Below are ... Read More »

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‘Full-spectrum’ Conservative leadership hopeful brings campaign to the Hat

By Gillian Slade on March 3rd, 2017

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade The Conservative leadership race is still anyone’s to take, says candidate Brad Trost, who spoke to a Medicine Hat audience on Thursday. “Internal tracking and polls from a lot of the campaigns say the front-running candidates are having a hard time getting over 20 per cent of the vote right now,” said ... Read More »

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Local group hopes to save the Arena

By Collin Gallant on March 3rd, 2017

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant A group of prominent businessmen and minor hockey administrators say they want to begin talks with the city about possibly taking over operation of the Medicine Hat Arena, as well as another city-run rink complex. The 46-year-old, 4,000-seat building is set to close this summer as a cost-cutting measure, but the “Save the ... Read More »

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‘Heavy hearts’ after jail sentence ordered

By Peggy Revell on March 3rd, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell A three-and-a-half-year sentence was handed down Thursday to a man guilty of conspiring to traffick cocaine. Alan Bruce Dressel entered guilty pleas to this charge and breaches of his release in early January. Prior to his guilty plea, Dressel had not been granted bail —but following the plea, the court allowed him to ... Read More »

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South Ridge Y expansion opens

By Tim Kalinowski on March 3rd, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal The Medicine Hat South Ridge YMCA had a great turnout as it celebrated the official dedication of its new Deb Kusler Cardio Centre with a ribbon cutting on Thursday afternoon. “It really shows us that the YMCA is near and dear to many peoples’ hearts,” said Medicine Hat YMCA board chair Chris Baba. ... Read More »

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Guilty pleas entered to charges of trafficking methamphetamine

By Peggy Revell on March 3rd, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell One man entered a guilty plea Thursday to trafficking methamphetamine. Travis McNab appeared before the Medicine Hat Court to enter guilty pleas to a drug trafficking charge filed against him after undercover police made two separate purchases of $200 in meth from him last April and May. McNab also entered a guilty plea ... Read More »

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Beaulieu, charged with murder, arrives at court in Medicine Hat

By Peggy Revell on March 3rd, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell The second man charged with second-degree murder over a New Year’s Eve homicide made his first court appearance in Medicine Hat Thursday after being transported from Winnipeg. Leonard Robert Terence Beaulieu, 24, appeared in custody in person at the court Thursday afternoon. The charge of second-degree murder was officially read to him, followed ... Read More »

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