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.

Three cases of COVID-19 confirmed in SPERD schools over weekend

Three cases of COVID-19 were reported in people associated with St. Paul Education Schools over the Family Day weekend. According to division superintendent Glen Brodziak, there are two confirmed cases at Racette School and one confirmed case at Ashmont School. The two cases at Racette are both students according to …

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Lac Sante fire a total loss, but no injuries sustained

St. Paul, Ashmont, and Two Hills Fire Departments were all involved in extinguishing a house fire in the Lac Sante area on Feb. 9. No people were injured, but the structure was a total loss. According to St. Paul Fire Chief Trevor Kotowich, the blaze was located in the furthest …

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Snowmobile trails to be GPSed for app

A project to collect GPS data for the snowmobile trails in St. Paul and the surrounding area will be going forward with the support of St. Paul County council. The Riverland Recreational Trail Society is working with the company OuterSpatial to make extensive data of trails in the region, including …

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County of St. Paul wants regional support for STARS

County of St. Paul council has tabled their discussion on STARS Air Ambulance in order to reach out to the surrounding municipalities for more information about how others in the Lakeland are supporting the service. Glenda Farnden made a presentation to council at the Feb. 9 meeting via Zoom. In …

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Doctor recruitment interviews going well in St. Paul

Physician would need help with furniture and childcare. A new doctor could be installed in St. Paul by mid-march if appropriate lodgings are found for their family. In an update to Town of St. Paul council at the Monday meeting, Mayor Maureen Miller said she had a physician recruitment interview …

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St. Paul Minor Hockey could start practices Wednesday

The Town of St. Paul will be keeping the Clancy Richard Arena open and splitting the available ice time between St. Paul Minor Hockey and St. Paul Figure Skating. As of Feb. 8, sports are permitted in Alberta for people under 18 years old. They can practice in groups of …

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Bonnyville Extendicare resident dies of COVID-19

There were five new COVID-19 deaths reported on Feb. 7 including one who was a resident at Bonnyville Extendicare. The woman was in her 80’s, and had other comorbid health conditions according to Tom McMillan, the assistant director of communications at Alberta Health. The woman’s name has not been released. …

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10 more cases in Bonnyville, one dead in Vermilion.

J.A. Williams High School in Lac La Biche is now listed as having an alert on the province’s school map for COVID-19 cases. An alert means there are between two and four cases of COVID-19 among staff or students at the school, and remains in effect until there have been …

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