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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.

Canola price skyrockets at $16.25 per bushel

Local canola producers are relishing the moment as the current price of canola has been driven up to a whopping $16.25 per bushel. This price is listed for a June 2021 delivery within a 45 minute range of Mannville. Compared to where it used to be, Scott Konieczny, canola farmer …

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Vermilion Rotary donates to help child with special needs

Last month, the Vermilion Rotary Club donated $2,000 to Brighter Beginnings towards their purchase of a Rifton Activity Chair, which will allow a local child easier access around the classroom. The chair helps children with special needs, it can adjust height levels and provide supports and attachments for activities Brighter …

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Vermilion Co-op Food Store announces one positive COVID case

Yesterday, Cornerstone Co-op announced one of their bakery staff having a positive COVID-19 test result. Their update verified that the person who tested positive had been isolating at home since before they were even tested. “The employee has not worked a shift for several days, and there was a deep …

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Vermilion RCMP want to hear resident’s concerns about policing

The Vermilion RCMP is encouraging local community members to write emails and letters to voice their comments and concerns about policing. This opportunity will replace the Town Hall Meetings which would have regularly been held in local community halls. Due to the current state of the pandemic and public gatherings …

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VIBE is making kindness contagious in February

Throughout February, VIBE will be focusing on promoting kindness as Random Acts of Kindness week runs February 14-20. “Our VIBE school activities will focus on making kindness to others and ourselves a priority, not only for the month but year-round,” said VIBE Coach, Kari Thompson. Students can make thank you …

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