Wednesday , 3 March 2021

Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.

Cimco Refrigeration earns $1.8M ice plant project in Vermilion

Vermilion Town Coumcil carried a motion to accept the quote from Cimco Refrigeration for their ice plant replacement project for a total of $1,800,000. The project has a tentative completion date of September 3, so council remains hopeful that there will be no COVID interruptions, allowing it to go in …

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As rural community halls struggle, Dewberry tries tile fundraiser

The Dewberry Hall Society kicked off a new style of fundraiser last month, selling ‘floor tiles’ to cover the cost of their ongoing operating costs. Board president, Rick Rewuski, said their largest expense is their loan payment and at the end of January their debt retirement was $169,860.17. “Because of …

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Mannville based business clipping the wings off of COVID

For the past couple months, StudeBaker Industries Ltd. in Mannville has been displaying a large fake-plane-crash as a way to demonstrate free thinking and people’s ability to ‘clip the wings off COVID’. The display sits visible for anyone entering the community and works as a message to let people know …

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Clandonald School faces potential closure

In the coming weeks, Buffalo Trail Public Schools (BTPS) will be investigating whether to close Clandonald School. The small, rural K-6 school, with a private kindergarten, has been in and out of these closure discussions for many years, but many still feel they provide hands-on opportunities and one-on-one time that …

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Vermilion-area author releases new children’s book

Author Billi J. Miller is best known for her ‘Farmwives Book Project’, but has just released a children’s book called, ‘Bubbles Took A Trip.’ Miller said she intended on adding to her collection with a ‘Farm Kids’ addition, but COVID allowed her a detour by publishing this one instead. At …

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