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.

Lac Sante property crime down police report

Property crime in the Lac Sante area is down over the course of the past 12 months according to St. Paul RCMP S/Sgt. Greg Stannard in a Facebook Live presentation to the community Feb. 17. According to Stannard, there’s been a 13 per cent decrease in break and enters, a …

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St. Paul Chamber expects deficit in 2021

The St. Paul and District Chamber of Commerce expects to run a deficit in 2021 according to the budget passed online via zoom on Feb. 18. Financially, the Chamber took a hit in 2020 from not being able to host their annual Rodeo supper fundraiser. According to the financial report, …

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Lakeland region critical of latest firearms ban

Hunters, sport shooters, and other gun owners in the Lakeland are feeling targeted by the new legislation introduced by the federal government on Feb. 16. Bill C-21 expands the list of prohibited weapons, increases the maximum penalties for weapons offences, and allows municipalities to pass bylaws restricting storage and transportation …

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Henry Thomson named 2020 St. Paul Firefighter of the Year

St. Paul Deputy Fire Chief Henry Thomson is the 2020 Firefighter of the Year. According to St. Paul Fire Chief Trevor Kotowich, the annual award is given to a member of the department who “demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to firefighting and the department.” The recipient leads by example and assists …

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County of St. Paul to save $60K with change in IT provider

The County of St. Paul expects to see approximately $60,000 of savings in their annual information technology costs with a change in service providers. According to CAO Sheila Kitz in her information briefing to council on Feb. 9, the County received eight proposals in response to the RFP for IT …

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