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Tuesday , 29 September 2020

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.

Orange Shirt Day remembers victims of residential schools

Orange Shirt Day will be taking place around the Lakeland with a combination of virtual and in-person events this week. The St. Paul event is being organized by Tribal Chiefs Ventures Inc., which has programs to support survivors of the Indian Residential Schools system and their descendants. Allan Steinhauer is …

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More options needed for vagrancy response in St. Paul

St. Paul RCMP Staff Sgt. David Graham responded to concerns about crime in a discussion with Town of St. Paul council at the committee of the whole meeting Sept. 17. Topics included RCMP awareness of security cameras around town, and the challenges presented by social issues such as homelessness. Coun. …

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Billet families needed for Jr. B Canadiens

As of this Friday, training camp will be underway for the St. Paul Jr. B Canadiens and the club is still looking for a few more families to billet players with for the 2020/2021 hockey season. “In my experience being a hockey player and going to a billet, there were …

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Lions donate $10K to Two Hills Health Centre

The Two Hills Health Centre is thankful for a $10,000 gift from the Two Hills Lions Club. According to Brittany Budaz, the treasurer for the Two Hills Health Centre Foundation, they work with the management of the health centre to determine what the needs are, and what the foundation can …

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BMX & Skatepark welcomed into the community

Complete with a ribbon-cutting, speeches from organizers and local dignitaries, food trucks and of course dozens of youth showing off their moves on skateboards, scooters, and bikes, the St. Paul BMX & Skatepark Initiative held their grand opening of the new skatepark on Saturday. The event was the first major …

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Community Awareness Night in St. Paul is a go

Just under thirty not-for-profit and community groups will be attending Community Awareness Night according to Town of St. Paul FCSS director Lynn Smid. She said it’s likely to be a lot of the same groups who have traditionally attended the long standing event in previous years. “What we’re telling groups …

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RCMP have suspect in Kotowich Chimney break and enter

St. Paul RCMP are asking the public for help identifying a suspect in last week’s break in to Kotowich Chimney and Installations. As part of the investigation, RCMP reviewed security surveillance footage from other businesses in the area and are now asking the public to help them identify an individual …

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Fibre optic coming to Elk Point

Fibre op is coming to Elk Point, starting with the town’s office. At Monday night’s town council meeting council voted to approve a five year contract with Telus. The decision was made following a presentation to council by Telus explaining the particulars of how the phone system would work and …

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Animal trap agreement deferred to Public Works

A decision on the proposed ‘Animal Trap Agreement’ for the Town of Elk Point has been deferred to the Public Works meeting on Oct. 13 following a lengthy discussion by town council. As drafted, the agreement would put responsibility for trapped animals on the person using them. “Anyone who would …

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Elk Point franchise fees unchanged

Franchise fees charged in the Town of Elk Point will stay the same going in to 2021. According to information included in the agenda package, the town raised the franchise fee for ATCO Electric from 3.6 per cent to 5 per cent in 2019. Administration recommended against further increases “due …

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