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Princess Lodge By Bernice Graham Quite a few of the residents attended the Seniors’ Tea, hosted by the Royal Purple, in the afternoon on Wednesday, Jun. 7 at Sacred Heart. The Village Choir entertained the residents in the lounge on Thursday, Jun.
Nu-Art Celebrates 80 years

Nu-Art Celebrates 80 years

The staff at Virden’s Nu-Art Beauty Salon is gearing up to celebrate a big milestone. This year marks the 80th Anniversary of the quaint salon’s debut. The shop first opened its doors to the public in the summer of 1937 under the ownership of Mrs.
Army driver training

Army driver training

Bombardiers Kulakov and Klimenkod stopped on their way to Shilo during a driver training program on Jun. 12 on Frontage Rd. West in Virden.
Lenore Women's Institute donates to SAIL

Lenore Women's Institute donates to SAIL

- Judy Russell (left), president of Lenore Women's Institute, presented a cheque for $1,000 to Marilyn Nugent, Seniors Access to Independent Living (SAIL) chairperson.
Lenore 4-H Beef Club 2016-2017 News

Lenore 4-H Beef Club 2016-2017 News

Lenore 4-H Beef Club re-organized in Nov. 2016, and made plans for another busy year. A new executive was elected - President Trevor Gardner, Vice-President Herb Wegner, Secretary Jaylin Hill, Treasurer Amanda Scott.
Cannonball 5000 Virden rider

Cannonball 5000 Virden rider

Long-time motorcyclist, Doug Cruickshank, completed the Cannonball Express 5000 on May 22. He travelled 8440 km in six days and six hours. His trip took him from Wawa and Kingston, ON, then North Bay Ottawa and Ignace.

Birch Bark Bitings

The pioneer home museum recently acquired many new artifacts; among these artifacts are two birch-bark bitings; also called birch bark transparencies.
School division pays tribute 329 years of experience retiring from Fort La Bosse

School division pays tribute 329 years of experience retiring from Fort La Bosse

329 years of experience retiring from Fort La Bosse
Visiting Blue Heron

Visiting Blue Heron

Blue Heron spotted numerous times in the RM of Sifton, west of Oak Lake.
Granny’s funny farm

Granny’s funny farm

Floyd and Jean Houston have been living east of Virden, on Jean’s parents’ farm (known as “Granny’s funny farm” to their seven grandchildren) for 14 years.
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