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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen is the associate content editor at Sudbury.com. She also covers education and the arts scene. Follow her on Twitter @HeidiUlrichsen. She can be reached by email at hulrichsen@sudbury.com.

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Check out this Hanmer couple’s awesome Christmas display and help the food bank at the same time

Check out this Hanmer couple’s awesome Christmas display and help the food bank at the same time

The McColemans usually contribute to Edgar Burton Food Drive, and with many events cancelled, they’ve stepped up to do their part
Local doggos Timber and Orca selling their artwork in exchange for treat money

Local doggos Timber and Orca selling their artwork in exchange for treat money

Lively woman Valerie Risk said she got the idea to teach her dogs to paint through a Sudbury and District Kennel Club class
More than 900 area students left remote learning, went back to in-person school this month

More than 900 area students left remote learning, went back to in-person school this month

Stats show far more students moved from remote to in-person learning this month than those who made the opposite switch
<updated>Feminine Grit: </updated>Poetry anthology explores the diverse concept of femininity

Feminine Grit: Poetry anthology explores the diverse concept of femininity

Bullied for his feminine qualities growing up, Cory Gaudette published anthology of local writers’ work under his drag persona, ‘Emma Daniels’
Lougheed Foundation matching local Salvation Army Christmas kettle donations to $50K

Lougheed Foundation matching local Salvation Army Christmas kettle donations to $50K

Iconic Christmas kettle program short ‘hundreds’ of volunteers as community needs skyrocket
Laurentian students getting extended winter break after Senate approves motion

Laurentian students getting extended winter break after Senate approves motion

Longer winter break allows students to quarantine, gives profs more time to prepare remote classes
<updated>‘It’s sad to see them go’: </updated>Sudbury’s vanishing Second World War veterans

‘It’s sad to see them go’: Sudbury’s vanishing Second World War veterans

The largest Legion in the area, Branch 76 in Minnow Lake, says it has lost around 25 Second World War veterans in the past year
With COVID-19 transmission risk lower outside, some Sudbury schools turn to outdoor classrooms

With COVID-19 transmission risk lower outside, some Sudbury schools turn to outdoor classrooms

R.L. Beattie science teacher Emilia Corsi using new outdoor classroom for almost every class, and she said that won’t even change in winter
Teaching kindergarten online? It’s a big challenge, but Sudbury teacher Kelly Beaton says she’s figuring it out

Teaching kindergarten online? It’s a big challenge, but Sudbury teacher Kelly Beaton says she’s figuring it out

Still a certain ‘uncharted waters’ aspect to online learning, as thousands of Sudbury kids attend class from home
Sudbury’s Nicolas Mongeon didn’t win Wall of Chefs, but loved the experience

Sudbury’s Nicolas Mongeon didn’t win Wall of Chefs, but loved the experience

The 23-year-old LU grad has been a foodie for longer than he can remember