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Poisonous weed found in Alberta canola fields

Devil’s trumpet is highly poisonous, but poses little risk when processed into canola meal or oil

There’s still more questions than answers after a highly toxic prohibited weed was found in canola fields in three counties in north-central Alberta. Devil’s trumpet — also called jimsonweed — has been confirmed in Barrhead, Leduc, and Westlock counties, but how it got there and how widespread the problem is remains a mystery. “It would […] Read more

“On The Combine” has become an iconic High Valley anthem and the theme song when 200 combines gathered in Winkler, Man. and set a Guinness World Record.

Nashville didn’t get combines — but fans did

A beloved High Valley favourite called “On the Combine” almost never came to be. The Rempel brothers were about to cut their first record in Nashville when Brad suggested the song. “Back in the day, we were in Nashville, working with some folks. It was the first record deal we signed, and we were trying […] Read more