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Volunteers busy prepping for Haying in the 30s

Volunteers busy prepping for Haying in the 30s

Pulling into the wooded valley south of Mallaig last Wednesday evening, the buzz of tractors, lawnmowers, and saws could be heard.
Chamber hires new executive director

Chamber hires new executive director

Just in time for one of the largest events of the year, the St. Paul & District Chamber of Commerce has hired a new executive director to help guide and manage the organization. Linda Sallstrom began work with St. Paul’s chamber on July 8.

St. Paul OR closed for summer

Patients waiting for elective surgeries in St. Paul will be waiting a little longer as renovations take place at the St. Therese Healthcare Centre in St. Paul this summer. The operating room in St. Paul is closed from July 19 to Aug.
St. Paul Ag Society raises the roof with centennial bash

St. Paul Ag Society raises the roof with centennial bash

On the night of the St. Paul Agricultural Society’s 100 year anniversary party, Andre Chamberland has one word to describe his feelings on the big bash – “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!” “It’s fantastic. Blew me away.
Kissel leads field with eight CCMA Award nominations

Kissel leads field with eight CCMA Award nominations

Flat Lake’s very own Brett Kissel will lead all artists at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Edmonton on Sept. 7 with eight nominations, and the 24-year-old breakout artist said he’s hoping for an aisle seat at Rexall Place.

Local Elks hall faces loitering woes

Delegates from the Elks Lodge 465 met with the Town of St. Paul council during its July 14 regular meeting, to voice their concerns over loitering and vagrancy near the hall.

ATV collision claims life of teenager

A 14-year-old girl died following an ATV collision on July 6, near Frog Lake First Nations.

Benson sent back to prison

Richard Benson, the driver behind the Racette school crash, is back in bars in connection with a six-car collision that took place in Edmonton in 2011.
Vollrath pushes for National Fiddling Day

Vollrath pushes for National Fiddling Day

Canada may soon have its own national day devoted to fiddling, after a meeting between members of the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Association and the Senate of Canada. On June 19, the National Fiddling Day Bill S-128 passed in senate.
SPAN 50th anniversary attracts big crowd, educates

SPAN 50th anniversary attracts big crowd, educates

People of all ages from across the community and beyond showed up in sizeable crowds to the St. Paul Abilities Network (SPAN) building for the group’s 50th anniversary barbecue on July 4.
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