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Sunday , 27 September 2020

Chris Lapointe

Chris is a two-time Vancouver Film School graduate, where he originally studied screenwriting and video games. Returning home to the lakeland post-graduation, he was determined to put what he learned to use. He brings with him a laid-back attitude and a love for pop culture that he hopes can be injected into Lakeland Connect's publications.

Crop yields at average for the M.D.

Despite heavy rainfall near the start of the growing season, crop yields across the M.D. of Bonnyville are looking to be on average, and possibly above average for the year. “The rain created a lot of drowned out areas earlier in the year that haven’t recovered just yet, and it’s …

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CLHS Royals football team practicing on

Despite an irregular season, the Cold Lake Royals will be active and scrimmaging this year with the hope that the situation could allow for a few games here and there. “We have no games planned just yet, but we’ve got our fingers crossed that maybe by the end of September …

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Bonnyville clinic under security lockdown

The Bonnyville Medical Clinic has been ordered into security lockdown for the rest of its regular hours as of 2:00pm Tuesday afternoon. RCMP officers were on the scene earlier this afternoon but have left the premises at the time of publication. All scheduled appointments have been cancelled and arrangements are …

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NLPS outlines what happens when your kid gets sick

While it’s inevitable that at some point during the school year your child may get sick, Northern Lights Public School have walked through the steps of what happens in these situations. NLPS has provided parents a checklist of symptoms they’ll be asked to run through with their children each morning …

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St. Paul Fire Department open house cancelled

Due to the ongoing restrictions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Paul Fire Department regrets to announce the cancellation of its Open House that was scheduled for Saturday, October 3, as part of Fire Prevention Week.  This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign was slated to be “Serve Up Fire Safety in …

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Additional case in County of Two Hills

AHS has reported two additional COVID-19 cases in the County of Two Hills, bringing the total to three active cases. There have been 12 cases in total for the county, with one reported death. There are currently 1370 active cases within Alberta, with 185 new cases as of August 31st. …

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Vet clinic prepares to open in Bonnyville soon

Bonnyville will be getting a new veterinary clinic sometime in the coming months in the form of Magnolia Veterinary Services. The clinic will be owned and operated by husband and wife Cordell and Amanda Ackert, a pair of farmers and animal lovers that enjoy spending time with their pets and …

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Bonnyville dedicates money to Iron Horse Trail

Bonnyville will be putting money towards efforts to modernize the Iron Horse Trail. Town council received a request for funding from the Riverland Recreational Trail Society  on Tuesday asking to help make upgrades to the portion of the Iron Horse Trail that passes through Bonnyville. The RRTS had been successful …

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Elk Point RCMP arrest male with stolen firearms, truck

Elk Point RCMP were dispatched to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on Highway 897 in Frog Lake First Nations August 24th, leading to the arrest of a 28-year old Lloydminster man. Police located the vehicle and found it had been reported stolen from Marwayne a few hours prior. Police …

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Alberta given $262M to help bring school back

Alberta will be receiving just over a quarter of a billion dollars from the federal government towards assisting provinces and territories to re-open their schools safely. The $262.8 million will allow the provincial government to work with local school boards to implement protective measures for students and staff, as well …

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