Friday , 26 February 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.

Elk Point teen gets short story published

Elk Point’s Kobe Warawa is now a published author after his short story titled “The Quarantine Project” was published in a book called Isolation: A collection of poems and short stories written by young Canadians. “I think I had watched a movie about a plague a little bit before that …

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Catholic bishops okay COVID-19 vaccine

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a wide range of beliefs and opinions about the disease, the response, and the development of the vaccine. With more polarized discussions in recent weeks, Catholics in Alberta have turned to the church for guidance on how to morally navigate …

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Road workers in hospital following Hwy. 16 collision

Two road workers are in hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 16, west of Mannville on Wednesday morning. According to the RCMP, the two men were working in the eastbound lane at about 10 a.m. when they were struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on the highway. …

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Two St. Paul doctors moving early 2021

St. Paul will be losing two doctors at the end of February confirmed Dr. Francis Adebayo, the Chief of Staff at the St. Therese Health Centre. He said Dr. Vermeulen and Dr. Louw will both be relocating elsewhere in the province. Efforts to reach the pair for further details about …

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Glendon teacher inducted into ASAA Hall of Fame

A long-time Glendon teacher has been inducted into the Alberta Schools Athletic Association Hall of Fame this month. Daryn Galatiuk said the induction was completely unexpected, and very humbling. “Coming from my background and not having a ton of sporting experience, but to be recognized by your peers and to …

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St. Paul garbage routes staying put in 2021

The routes taken by the garbage collection truck in St. Paul will stay the same in 2021 following feedback from the general public at the tele-town hall Nov. 3. The town had planned to move roughly 90 per cent of the community to curb side pick-up when the new bins …

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KERR: Isolating with littles

As the number of COVID-19 infections in the local area continues to rise, there will no doubt be more parents of pre-schoolers who find themselves suddenly isolating after a childcare provider tests positive, or scrambling to figure out care for a month as everyone in the family takes their turn …

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