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Posted on: March 1, 2021

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Reservations are now open for Keiver's Lake, Swalwell Dam, Braconnier Dam, and Torrington Campgrounds. Kneehill County's camping season starts May 21, 2021.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Agripreneur & Business Spotlight

Agripreneur Spotlight

Kneehill County is proud to highlight the Agripreneurs and Businesses that make our community great. This spotlight features St. Ann Ranch, a historic Country Inn located near Trochu, Alberta.

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Council Notes

Council Notes

A brief summary of Tuesday's Council Meeting.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Great Plains MDF Selects Kneehill County

News Release

Following the Great Plains MDF presentation to Kneehill County Council on February 9, 2021, the company formally announced their intention to build North Americas largest wheat straw MDF facility in Kneehill County.

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Office & Shop Remain Closed to the Public

Coronavirus News Flash

Due to the extension of COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Province, the Kneehill County office and shop will remain CLOSED to the public until further notice.

COVID-19 Update... County News & Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Neighbourhood Notes

Newsletter

Read the latest edition of Kneehill County's quarterly ratepayer newsletter. In this issue: Reeve's Message, Gravel Extraction, MDP, Liquid Strychnine update, and more!

Read it here! County News & Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Succession Planning and Matching Program Available

Community Futures

Community Futures Succession Planning and Matching Program available to Rural Businesses

Businesses with succession plans provide employment opportunities and maintain healthy, sustainable communities. 

Community Futures Wild Rose and its partners ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

St. Ann Ranch

St. Ann Ranch

Kneehill County is proud to highlight the Agripreneurs and Businesses that make our community great.

St. Ann Ranch Country Inn located in a sheltered valley near Trochu, Alberta, can be your year-round escape from everyday life.

It was 50 years ago when Lou...

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Shine the spotlight on your business! Kneehill County Business Spotlight
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Benedict Beef Inc.

Benedict Beef Agripreneur Business Spotlight

Kneehill County is proud to highlight the Agripreneurs and businesses that make our community great.

Our first Agripreneur Spotlight features Benedict Beef Inc., of Wimborne, Ab.  Owned and operated by Derek and Lois Benedict and their four daught...

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Shine the spotlight on your business! Kneehill County Business Spotlight

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Great Plains MDF Selects Kneehill County

News Release

Following the Great Plains MDF presentation to Kneehill County Council on February 9, 2021, the company formally announced their intention to build North America's largest wheat straw MDF facility in Kneehill County. 

“Kneehill ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Province announces Decision on Oil and Gas Assessment Review

On Monday, October 19, 2020, Minister of Municipal Affairs Tracy Allard announced the Province’s decision regarding the Oil and Gas Assessment review. 

Rather than implementing one of the four original recommendations proposed--any of wh...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Fire Engines Delivered to Communities through Collaboration

News Release

On September 28, 2020, Kneehill County region's fire services were further enhanced with the delivery of four brand new fire trucks to the fire halls in the Town of Trochu, Village of Carbon, Village of Acme, and Hamlet of Torrington....

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Kneehill County Lobbies Province against Oil & Gas Assessment Changes

August 4, 2020

News Release

Kneehill County Lobbies Province against Oil and Gas Assessment Changes 

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, representatives from Kneehill County and Wheatland County met with Nathan Cooper, MLA for Olds/Didsbury/Three Hills, to ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Oil and Gas Assessment Changes

July 28, 2020

News Release

Oil and Gas Assessment Changes

"Overall, there seem to be few benefits to this decision that would outweigh the detrimental impacts that the County and our residents would face as a result. The main result would be a ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Torrington Fire Media Release

Torrington Fire Media Release

At 340am on Tuesday, June 30, a structure fire occurred on 1st Street in Torrington. Three occupants received medical attention, however they were out of the building when fire arrived. 

Torrington Fire and Trochu Fire...

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Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Horseshoe Canyon Improvements

News Release

At the June 23, 2020, Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council directed Administration to move towards the construction of a day-use washroom facility with a café and retail space at Horseshoe Canyon. Prior to construction, Administration will ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Tax Rate Bylaw

News Release

April 29, 2020 News Release

Tax Rate Bylaw

At the April 28, 2020 Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council passed Tax Rate Bylaw 1814. Under the new bylaw, changes to the residential tax burden are modest, non-residential gas producers will see an overall re...

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Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Reeve's COVID-19 Video Message

Reeves Message (1)

April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Reeve’s Video Message #1 

Good afternoon. My name is Jerry Wittstock, Reeve of Kneehill County.  Today I would like to talk to you about COVID-19, and what the County is doing to maintain services during t...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 30, 2020

Improving Access to Local Food

Copy of Call for Vendors

Changes to Alberta’s Food Regulation enable Albertans to sell low-risk home-prepared foods from home and at special events, increasing access to locally prepared food.

Additional Info... Local Foods and Agri-News

News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 1832- Redesignation from Hamlet General to Ag District

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AMENDING LAND USE BYLAW 1808

BYLAW NO. 1832

Date: March 23, 2021Time: 10:00 AMPlace: Council Chambers, Kneehill County Office1600, 2nd Street NE, Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0Legal Description: SW 35-33-26 W4M Plan 5899 GWLandowners: Rich...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Closed: Rge Rd 24-5

Feb 22, 2021: Rge Rd 24-5, between Twp Rd 30-0 and Hwy 575, is now closed for approximately one month due to bridge construction.

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Road Closures

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