Friday , 5 March 2021

Meredith Kerr

Meredith Kerr moved to St. Paul for a career in journalism and morning radio in 2014 expecting to stay for six months to a year. Since then, she has put down roots in the form of a husband, a mortgage, two babies, and a poorly behaved dog. She continues to work as a reporter until such time as she finishes her book and becomes fabulously wealthy from the royalties. Meredith also serves as a member at large on the St. Paul Library Board and volunteers as a Beaver leader for the 1st St. Paul Scout Group.

Men’s support group is like a gym for your mental health

The inaugural session of a men’s mental health support group in St. Paul went well according to organizer Nathan Taylor. According to Taylor, they had five participants as well as the facilitator there for the first meeting on Feb. 27. Four people attended in person and two participated via zoom. …

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MS Walk to take place virtually for the second year

The 14th annual MS Walk will be taking place virtually this spring because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Lakeland Regional Officer manager Brenda Rosychuk said they will have more details to release closer to the date, but they expect to have a rally to kick things off for the St. …

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35 per cent of active cases from unknown source: Hinshaw

Ten new cases of COVID-19 were reported across the Lakeland on Mar. 1 according to the data provided by the province of Alberta’s COVID-19 tracking map. The bulk of those cases were in Smoky Lake County, which has a total of 148 active cases, six in the past 24 hours. …

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Tender awarded for St. Paul waste bins

The tender for the new waste bins to be used in the Town of St. Paul has been awarded to Superior Truck Equipment Inc. which had the lowest bid of $157,732.02 plus GST. The town had budgeted $180,000 for the project in the 2020 Capital Budget which was rolled in …

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Cases increasing in Smoky Lake County and Goodfish Lake

No new COVID-19 deaths have been reported across the Lakeland in three days, but active cases in Smoky Lake County have tripled in the past week. Under the municipality view of the province’s COVID-19 data map, Smoky Lake County now has 109 active cases of the virus. The bulk of …

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