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Miniota By Susan Poppel Congratulations to our graduates this year! Graduating from Birtle Collegiate are Danetta Brown, Tristan Darker, Mark Greaves, Keenan Lewis and Melanie Wabash. Graduating from Hamiota Collegiate is Larissa Clegg.
Army Cadet Inspection in Virden

Army Cadet Inspection in Virden

June 14 saw the Annual Ceremonial Review of the Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps No. 2528 of Virden.
Aspen Grove Campground - A hidden gem, ready to shine

Aspen Grove Campground - A hidden gem, ready to shine

“Aspen Grove Campground is one of southwestern Manitoba’s best kept secrets and we would like to change this.” Operational Owner, Maria Boudehane.
Belgians in the Ballroom

Belgians in the Ballroom

If bringing draft horses into a ballroom is what it takes to make people smile, Kim Gee is up to the challenge. “It’s a pretty posh place,” said Gee of College Park II care home in Regina where they visited last week as part of Pioneer Days.
The meaning of warrior

The meaning of warrior

“If you don’t have culture, you don’t have foundations, so you are pretending you know something,” says Howie Thompson, Emcee at the Pow Wow held in Virden on Friday, June 11.
Canada Day 2016

Canada Day 2016

Friday July 1 is shaping up to be one of the best Canada Day events ever to be held at Victoria Park in Virden. There will lots of activities which will appeal to young and old alike.
Elkhorn Community Dayz

Elkhorn Community Dayz

At times it did not seem there were enough hours in the day to take part in the many activities of Elkhorn’s Community Dayz. The two days offered events from morning to evening for all ages.
Order of Manitoba award

Order of Manitoba award

Sioux Valley Dakota leader to be honoured

Medical mission in Belize

“It’s a lovely country, but the healthcare system is under staffed and underfunded,” explains Sarah Blelloch after her trip to the nation of Belize. In this beautiful tropical country, tourism plays a strong role.
Medical school grad

Medical school grad

Virden born and raised, Sarah Blelloch, has completed her education to become a medical doctor with a view to practicing family medicine in Manitoba.
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