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Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District to receive almost $1.1 million for upgrades

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The provincial government announcing on Wednesday almost $1.1-million for the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District.

The money is part of the Alberta government’s $10-million Irrigation Rehabilitation Program with several similar announcements being made across the region over the past few days.

Board chair of the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District, John Vandenberg, says the funding will help ensure infrastructure remains strong and can keep up with demand now and in the future.

Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen was on hand Wednesday for the announcement.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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