It was a busy, fun summer season at McLennan Library

Tom Henihan Express Staff Children gathered at the McLennan Municipal Library on August 23, to participate in the final get-together of the Summer Reading Club. The TD Summer Reading Club is a free, bilingual program held at public libraries across…

Normand Boulet, CCA Agricultural Fieldman M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 The Fusarium graminearum is a fungus which causes Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) in cereal crops. There are other Fusarium species which cause FHB, but graminearum is particularly important because…
Northern Lakes College rolls out the big equipment

Joe McWilliams For Spotlight Northern Lakes College made a big impression in Slave Lake when it moved an 80-ton Terex crawler crane onto a site next to the Slave Lake campus. The reason it was there became apparent in mid-August,…

Spotlight Staff Schools across the country are getting ready to once again open their doors. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among them roaming classrooms, and parents can take steps to make the transition go smoothly. Kindergarten typically marks…

Commentary by Katrina Owens This time of year has always been an exciting one for me, firstly because my birthday is soon approaching (my mom makes the best cheesecake) and secondly because school will be back in session within a…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Aug. 10, council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved second and third readings for a road closure lease agreement. The M.D. has made the agreement with Gus and Barb…
St. Paul’s Anglican Church celebrates 85 years in McLennan

Mac Olsen Express Staff The St. Paul’s Anglican Church in McLennan is 85 years young, and the congregation converged there on Aug. 21 to celebrate the milestone anniversary. Father Leon Cadsap and Peter Clarke, the Rector’s Warden, led a special…