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April 23, 2014

He did it again!

Cribbage players know how rare it is to be dealt the perfect 29 hand. However, Alvin Meneice has accomplished the feat twice. On April 3, Janis Bloom dealt Meneice the perfect hand. It’s the second time Meneice has been dealt the perfect hand since moving to Pleasantview Lodge. Meneice’s first 29 hand was on Jan. 6, 2011 when Peter Kushner dealt him the perfect score. The odds of being dealt a perfect hand are one in 216,580.

Council announces 2014 grants

Grants of more than $230,000 have been doled out to community groups by the Town of High Prairie.

Speed limits to be reduced

Just as spring arrives and children head to local playgrounds, motorist will have to soon slow down.

Council lobbies for increased health services

After a High Prairie town councillor last month spoke with government ministers about added health services and transportation issues, council has further pushed for more action.

Minor baseball to open season May 6

A new executive is in place sparking a renewed enthusiasm as High Prairie Minor Baseball prepares for a new season.

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Something pays off

In years past the Fraser Institute rankings of schools in Northern Alberta, and in particular in the Lesser Slave Lake region, were almost always pooh-poohed. Critics said they didn’t properly measure. They didn’t take into account the particular “demographics” of our region or the North. Etc., etc., etc.

Yet another conspiracy theory

There are many unsettling aspects to the case of the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 that disappeared on March 8 with its 239 passengers and crew members.

Words, manna and wine from heaven

Last week, the Easter weekend, the Christian world celebrated the greatest gift ever given to man.

Spotlight: Three Kinuso School students in archery nationals

Kinuso School has a long tradition of athletic excellence, but here’s something you probably haven’t heard before. Three students from the school will be competing at the national championships in archery next month.

Spotlight: 13th annual High Prairie Gun & Sportsman Show draws about 5,500 people

The Sports Palace, the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre and the curling rink in High Prairie were filled to capacity April 12-13.

Your Horoscope for the fourth week of April

TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 A unique experience has inspired you to make a difference, Taurus. If you want to volunteer, there are many organizations that need help. Find the right fit for you.

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