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Wednesday , 3 March 2021

Jena Colbourne

$100,000 LOTTO 6/49 win in Bonnyville

Ken Christensen was calm and cool when he discovered he won $100,010 on the December 23 LOTTO 6/49 Super Draw. The Bonnyville winner purchased his winning ticket at the Red Rooster located at 5402 50 Avenue in Bonnyville; he returned to the store a few days later to check his …

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Winter storm warning for the Lakeland region

Environement Canada has issued a winter storm warning indicating that hazardous winter conditions are expected in the Lakeland region for Wednesday, January 13th, 2021. A system moving into central Alberta is bringing heavy snow and at times freezing rain. The precipitation will move out of the region early Wednesday evening. …

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Frog Lake man charged in the death of Louanne Cardinal

RCMP Major Crimes Unit has arrested and charged 23 year-old Trevor Moyah in the death of 29 year-old Louanne Cardinal of Saddle Lake.   On Dec. 26, 2020 at 3:58 p.m., the Elk Point RCMP responded to a report of a deceased female, located outside on the Frog Lake First …

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Jena’s Top 5: TV Shows to Binge this Holiday Season

This year’s holiday season is going to be a lot more chill than previous years. Instead of hustlin’ from your aunt’s house to your grandma’s then back over to your mom’s – you’re most likely going to be hustlin’ from the bed to the couch them over to the bathroom …

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Student at Holy Cross Elementary positive for COVID-19

A student at Holy Cross Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed Lakeland Catholic School Division Tuesday morning.   The division and school worked collaboratively with Alberta Health Services and immediately notified students, parents and staff using the proper protocols and procedures which are set out by the province. One …

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Lakeland area bus cancellations

Due to freezing rain, local area school buses have been cancelled for a number of schools. Bus cancellations have been reported for: St. Paul Education Regional Division Northern Lights Public Schools Lakeland Catholic School District Classes have not been cancelled and students are advised to attend class, should they be …

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Employment Opportunity: Reporter/Social Media Personality

Lakeland Connect is expanding its team! Are you ready to crush the new media game & explode online? We are for you! We are looking to increase our newsrooms. We have an open reporter/social media personality positions. Lakeland Connect is an online 24/7 newspaper, https://lakelandconnect.net, with complimentary social media pages …

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Active motel fire on 54th Bonnyville

Railway avenue in Bonnyville will be closed Friday morning with traffic being diverted due to a structure fire. The fire started in the early morning hours on Friday at the vacant Lakeland Inn motel. Fire and emergency crews are on site. Updates to come as they are available.

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