The children in Lapua need more daycare units.
Aleksi Hautamäki, a student at Lapua upper secondary school, has translated news for our English-speaking readers.
Children in queue for nursery– the town rents more room
Lapua has to rent more space, because there is currently a queue of 28 children for early childhood care.
The town board has decided to rent two apartment complexes that reside at Mäkirinteentie 1-3 from Lapuan Kotiasunnot Oy, a town-owned corporate. Early childhood care already has two group family daycares on Mäkirinteentie and now two more small daycare groups are being established at the same terraced houses.
Jäätteenmäki also running for regional elect
The Centre Party’s list fills up for January’s regional election. From Lapua the town board’s chairwoman Anneli Jäätteenmäki is also running. The regional election voting day is 23.1. There will be 59 people elected from Southern Ostrobothnia, who will also decide about Lapua’s residences' social-, health-, and rescue services.
Laitalainen seeking to become municipal manager of Ilmajoki
The nomination for the position of Ilmajoki’s municipality manager closed on Monday a week ago, and in the group of applicants is also Lapua’s town geodesist Ari-Pekka "Aape" Laitalainen, according to Yle Etelä-Pohjanmaa. Yle told that Ilmajoki’s town board will decide about the recruitment process’ progression next Monday.
An oven scorched at Kauhajärvi
A week ago Saturday the fire department got a call for a possible medium-sized house fire. At the scene it was discovered that the house’s oven had scorched. There was no need to start operations for a medium house fire.
Person born at Lapua voted Nordic analyst of the year
Originating from Lapua, Maija Hovila, née Antila (b. 1982) has been voted as this year’s Northern analytics-specialist in the Hyperight event held in Stockholm. There were over a hundred nominees in Hovila’s category.
The data-analyst who grew up in Pouttu is a master of science in technology in the field of production economy, and she works as a leading analyst for efficient use of data at Kone. Hovila also has a MBA-degree from Cambridge, England, and has worked for Unilever in London. Hovila is also a triathlonist, and we've covered her sports career over the years.
Translation: Aleksi Hautamäki
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