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Invasive species found in county
The Phragmites australias that was found near Cassils in March and sent for testing was confirmed to be the invasive species. Both the invasive and native species look the same. On Monday removal of the species, which is literally an 12- foot high fence of thick reeds, began with representatives from the county, Eastern Irrigation District, CPR and the province. At the last county meeting Holly White, the county’s agricultural services manager, told council they would try to remove the phragmites this year.
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Crusaders should field strong team
St. Joseph’s Collegiate six man football team head coach Julian Annicchiarico hopes to challenge for a second provincial championship this season. Preparation for the new season began Monday with players put through physical tests before taking part in their first training session.
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Open Farm Days attracts rurals and urbans
When Robyn Jorgenson of Countess heard about Open Farm Days she thought her Bassano neighbours, Tammy and Rob Miller, were inviting her and others to sit and chat. But what she found were many people at Old MacMillers Farm touring and learning about rural life. “This is a great idea to bring the city and country (folks) together,” she said. Alberta Open Farm Days is held annually to teach everybody about life in the country while showing where their food comes from.
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City considers volunteer bylaw officer’s program 

100 Women Who Care organize Brooks chapter 

Bandits’ training camp begins Thursday 

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