Wednesday , 14 April 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.

Lakeland schools shift to online learning starting Monday

St. Paul Education is shifting to an online synchronous learning model for grades 7-12 on Monday. The division was told about the upcoming shift at the same time as everyone else in the province on Tuesday afternoon, although superintendent Glen Brodziak does note they suspected something would be happening because …

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Elk Point Elks sit the weekend out

The Elk Point Elks and the Two Hills Longhorns will both be sitting out their scheduled hockey games in the SaskAlta Senior Hockey League this weekend. Both teams play in the Alberta division, which has six teams. The Elks were scheduled to play against Kitscoty, while the Longhorns were expected …

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Town purchases aerial truck for Fire Department

The Town of St. Paul is now the proud new owner of an aerial fire truck. According to Fire Chief Trevor Kotowich, the fire department was able to purchase a used 2001 Smeal 75 foot ladder fire truck from the City of Airdrie. “I’m very happy to report that the …

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Elk Point Extravaganza cancelled, Forest of Lights still on

The Elk Point Extravaganza parade planned for Saturday has been cancelled because of the new restrictions enacted by the province earlier this week to combat the spread of COVID-19. According to Terri Hampson, the president of the Elk Point Chamber of Commerce, they consulted with both Alberta Health Services and …

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St. Paul golf course fees to increase in 2021

The Town of St. Paul is making minor increases to the membership costs at the St. Paul Golf Club. The 18-hole course was taken over by the town, and according to information presented to council on Nov. 23 has not seen any fee changes since 2018. “We know the times …

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Concession rents waived and reduced at St. Paul arenas

Rent for the concession stand at the Clancy Richard Arena in St. Paul is being waived for the months of February, March, and May 2020. Prior to the meeting, J and B Concession, which operates the stand in the Clancy, owed the town $4,250 in outstanding rent. “They were just …

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