Anne Davison is a reporter for the Virden Empire-Advance who writes throughout the paper including editorials. A Manitoban through and through, she entered Brandon University in the Faculty of Education, but moved on to the Faculty of Science and General Studies. She rested her education (which she returned to later), to marry, raise a family and farm. Anne taught elementary piano for 20 years, prior to finding her way to fulfill the desire to write. In 2008, she went to work for the Virden Empire-Advance where she enjoys portraying busy community life in a big little town through photography, human interest pieces and breaking news. Anne enjoys seven grandchildren. She and her husband, Dale continue to live on their scenic farm in the company of basset hounds, three cats and numerous ponies and horses.