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Red Deer County declines to declare an agricultural disaster

Red Deer County council will not join two dozen other Alberta municipalities in declaring an agricultural disaster, despite the urging of a colleague.

Greenshields retires from SPCA

The head of Red Deer & District SPCA has retired in the midst of a major build.
Court briefs - July 22

Court briefs - July 22

A Red Deer man accused of posing as a police officer then sexually assaulting a teenage girl he abducted will be tried by a judge alone.

Streaker bares all near Dawe — twice

A Red Deer streaker managed a second display of nudity after a passerby helped him slip through the hands of police.
Man charged in abduction of Penhold teen goes to trial

Man charged in abduction of Penhold teen goes to trial

A Central Alberta man accused of posing as a police officer to lure a teenager away from her truck is to be tried by judge alone.
Centrefest performers ready for two days of entertainment in city’s downtown

Centrefest performers ready for two days of entertainment in city’s downtown

Slap on some sunscreen and a floppy hat and head out to Centrefest this weekend.Twenty-four of the hottest street performers from Alberta and around the world will turn four blocks of Red Deer’s downtown into an outdoor stage for their singing, dancing and acrobatic acts on Saturday and Sunday.
Portables approved

Portables approved

An expanding student population at Koinonia Christian School should have the classroom space they need, after Red Deer’s municipal planning commission approved the development of two new portable buildings at the 6014 57th Ave. school.
Red Deer woman dies after battling flesh-eating disease for 15 months

Red Deer woman dies after battling flesh-eating disease for 15 months

A Red Deer woman died after 15 months in hospital battling complications from flesh-eating disease.

Local man faces 12 charges

A truckload of charges have been laid against a Red Deer man after police pulled over a pickup truck believed to have been stolen in Delburne.

Fires blamed on construction irregularities

Quirky construction is believed to have contributed to a string of roof fires on a downtown office building.