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JD Schmidt

JD is a reporter who works with Lakeland Connect to bring you the most reliable and honest news that he possibly can. He understands the effective combination of accurate reporting and fine journalistic writing.

Student minds shine at NLPS STEAM Challenge

On Thursday, more than 320 students from Nothern Lives Public Schools met in Lac La Biche for the NLPS STEAM Challenge. Called the Science Olympics in years past, the STEAM Challenge sees students in Grades 6-9 compete in a variety of teamwork-based activities designed to test their critical thinking, problem-solving …

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St. Paul Town Council Highlights – March 25, 2017

57th Street Project 57 Street runs north to south beside Extra Foods and leads to the golf course, and it is in rough shape. Council believes that the street is in desperate need of attention, but isn’t sure how to address the finances to repair it. Initially, just over $1 …

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Skijoring comes to St. Paul for Shiverfest

For the first time ever, Skijoring is coming to St. Paul this weekend. The Ag Society will be hosting the competition as part of Shiverfest on Monday. Teams will compete for the first-place prize of $200, a second-place prize of $100, and a third-place prize of $30. But, what exactly …

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St. Paul Regional gets $10,000 grant for robotics

Robots are coming to St. Paul Regional High School. Thanks to a Best Buy School Tech Grant for $10,000, the school has purchased two different kits aimed at helping students get involved in coding and robotics. “A lot of the kids here have always wanted to try robotics,” said science teacher Alex …

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St. Paul Animal Shelter hoping to open in March

This time last year, there was no animal shelter in St. Paul. A massive storm damaged the shelter in 2016, rendering it unusable. Since then, shelter manager Josiah Clarke has been keeping what animals he can on his own property. But following years of fundraising and lobbying for donations and …

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St. Paul Youth Council helps teens find their voice

In the past, many teens in St. Paul have felt that they have been underrepresented by the facilities and events that the town has to offer. The St. Paul Youth Council (SPYC) is seeking to solve that problem. Their goal is to host one activity specifically for teens in grades …

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Canadiens hold on to win against Lloydminster

There’s no better time for a team to get hot than right before the end of the season. And with less than a month remaining in the 2018-2019 NEAJBHL regular season – that’s exactly what the St. Paul Canadiens have done. They came into their Friday-night game against the Lloydminster …

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St. Paul Examining Crime Reduction and Prevention Measures

St. Paul Town Council and Administration are toying with the idea of hiring a local security company to perform nighttime patrols. The concept comes as part of an effort to reduce crime and enhance the safety of residents. The issue was first brought up at the Town Council meeting on January 14. Council …

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St. Paul Undecided on Empty Lot

There is an empty lot located just west of the People’s Museum Society. Currently, the lot is being rented by Zarowny Motors, and is used as a staff parking lot and occasionally as a parking area for service vehicles. Late last year, the Museum expressed interest in obtaining the lot for …

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