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Brad Shepherd (right) earned second place at the recent Western Canada's Strong Man competition in Regina
Brad Shepherd (right) earned second place at the recent Western Canada's Strong Man competition in Regina Brad Shepherd

Strongman Shepherd prepping for two national competitions

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
July 27, 2017 - 10:11am

Red Deer's local strongman is getting prepared to compete with the nation's best.
 
Brad Shepherd will go to battle in the Canada's Strongest Man competition this September in Ontario.
 

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Blackfalds arena twinning a focus this fall

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
July 19, 2017 - 11:59pm Updated: July 20, 2017 - 10:52am

Things are progressing slowly but surely for the planned twinning of the Blackfalds Arena.
 
The group trying to raise a million dollars for the cause, the Dual Ice Development Society (DIDS), continues to fundraise but had a low turnout to its Canada Day ball hockey tournament.

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