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Wednesday , 19 January 2022

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.

Vermilion ventures to test broadband internet in pilot project

After examining internet challenges and identifying the importance of connectivity, the Town of Vermilion is about to begin a six month test phase for broadband. Mayor Caroline McAuley and councillor Robert Pulyk, discussed the digital divide and what led them in an attempt to address it. “For the past few …

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Vermilion Farmer’s Market is back

Community members gathered at the Vermilion Elk’s Hall for the first Farmer’s Market of the season on Tuesday, followed by their first ever evening market on Thursday. Evelyn Throndson attended the market for the past 40 years and managed it for approximately 25 years, but when COVID-19 hit she decided …

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McDonald’s has officially bought land in Vermilion

Vermilion residents may not have to drive so far for a Big Mac of McFlurry. The McDonald’s Corporation has purchased one-acre parcel located along Highway 41 and 42 Avenue in Vermilion. Chief Administrative Officer, George Rogers made the announcement during Tuesday’s Town Council meeting. “Sadly because of COVID-19, they’ve had …

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Vermilion 4-H Sheep Show going virtual

The Vermilion 4-H Sheep Club has been operating virtually this season and discussed their upcoming video, challenges of the year, and how they have benefited from participating. Senior member, Tara Martin, said that instead of having a regular show like in other years that club members will be submitting videos …

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Drive-in movie tonight in Mannville

The Mannville-Minburn-Innisfree Family and Community Support Services (M-M-I F.C.S.S.) will be hosting a free drive-in movie on the east side of Mannville School on Friday. Tee Breeze from Edmonton will be providing the screen and sound system. Everyone will be given a radio station channel so they can hear the …

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Vermilion Spray Park opens Friday

After dealing with some maintenance issues, the Vermilion Spray Park will be opening for the season on Friday, July 17. “I know a lot of children and families are looking forward to coming to the park and I think it will be a good thing for the community especially after …

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Vermilion Town Office re-opens to the public

The Town of Vermilion staff were happy to be able to reopen Town office to the public on Monday. They have resumed their regular business hours Monday – Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. “The reopening does come with some restriction which follow provincial guidelines and aim to keep the public and Town …

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Climbing Thru Time in Paradise Valley

People have been eager to check out the Climb Thru Time Museum in Paradise Valley now that it has opened for the season. As you gradually climb the lofty grain elevator, you can view the various display rooms. There are opportunities to examine landscape and nature displays hand painted by …

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Vermilion kids hitting the books

Vermilion kids are excited to participate in the Public Library’s Summer Reading Program that began Tuesday and will run until August 22. One hundred packages had been made up and after only three days, 56 children had already registered for the program. Library Manager, Stuart Pauls said that participants aged …

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