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Upsets in Cypress County elections

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By Justin Seward It was an historic night in Cypress County’s election as the polls closed with longtime councillor LeRay Pahl ousted by Shane Hok, Michelle McKenzie becoming the first female councillor voted in the Hilda/Schuler riding, while the younger Robin Kurpjuweit overtook Garry Lentz for Ward 4. Pahl has been on council for 30 years and said there simply had to be a winner… Read More »

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